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Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with David Catania, chair of the D.C. Council's new education committee, and Corey Stewart, a Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in Virginia.
We chat with two local leaders on the front lines of high-profile battles: D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson and U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.)
We chat with local lawmakers about what the "fiscal cliff" deal means for our region and what it means for future debates about federal spending and deficit reduction.
Maryland lawmakers are lining up a slate of new laws aimed at gun control, but some say Virginia's shift in the opposite directions may result in negligible effects for the region.
Ian MacKaye, founding member of the D.C. band Fugazi, joins Kojo to talk about a new online archive of hundreds of the group's performances.
Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello (D-Va.) gives Kojo and Tom an inside look at Democratic politics in the commonwealth and around the country.
We talk with one of the bay's oyster farms, a chef and people working to restore the Chesapeake's oyster population, and learn about why they play such crucial role for the overall health of the bay.
Lawmakers representing districts in both Prince George's and Fairfax Counties continue to jockey for position ahead of an expected decision to find new headquarters for the FBI.
We connect with a Republican angling to be Virginia's next lieutenant governor and three Democrats competing for an at-large seat on the D.C. Council.
Same-sex couples in Maryland can now begin getting marriage licenses, although licenses issued between now and the new year won't go into effect until January 1.
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