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The Politics Hour - July 17, 2015

Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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The Politics Hour - June 26, 2015

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and Gregory Dean, the District's new fire and emergency services chief.

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Could Public Money Transform The Way Politics Is Played In Montgomery County?

Many elected positions in diverse Montgomery County are held by white, male Democrats. Could public financing open the system to a new kind of candidate?

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Public Financing: Coming To A Montgomery County Election Near You

The next elections in Montgomery County aren't for a few years yet, but already would-be candidates can get insight into how to use the county's new public financing system for elections at a forum tonight.

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Maryland Candidates Continue To Line Up For Cascade Of Openings

An open Senate seat begets two open House seats in the D.C. suburbs, and there is no shortage of Democrats ready to campaign in 2016.

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Public Election Fund Already Running Into Problems In Montgomery County

The Montgomery County executive and county council are at odds over whether to fund a newly-created public fund for county elections.

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Montgomery County's Jamie Raskin To Run For Congressional Seat

Openings at the top of the Democratic political ladder in Maryland are filtering down, clearing the way for Montgomery County state senator Jamie Raskin to make a bid for Congress.

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For 'Senator Barb' And Maryland Politicians, The Future Is Wide Open

Sen. Barbara Mikulski hasn't made any plans yet for what she'll be doing in 2017. Meanwhile, Maryland's Republicans see an opportunity, and Democrats see a chance to reassert their dominance in the state.

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Maryland To Bring Back Paper Ballots For 2016 Elections

All that is old is new again, as Maryland brings back paper ballots into its voting booths ahead of the next big elections in 2016.

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Maryland's Biggest Campaign Donors Didn't Get Results In 2014

A lot of dollars from big donors went toward Democrat Anthony Brown's loss in the gubernatorial election.

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