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LISTEN: Polls Tighten In Virginia, And Local School Districts See Leadership Shakeups

Morning Edition host Matt McCleskey and The Washington Post's Robert McCartney discuss this week's top political stories in the region.
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The Politics Hour - June 10, 2016

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker swings by the studio - and Arlington County Democrats Libby Garvey and Erik Gutshall meet for a debate just a few days before their primary election.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Ted Cruz tries to reboot his campaign by announcing a running mate. Bernie Sanders begins cutting staff but vows to stay in the race until the final primary in June. And former House Speaker Dennis Hastert is sentenced to prison after admitting he sexually abused teenage boys. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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The Outlook For Maryland's Republican Candidates: Michael Steele Weighs In

The former lieutenant governor of Maryland and former chairman of the Republican National Committee talks about some of the winners of Tuesday's Republican primaries and their potential strategies for pulling off upsets in November against high-profile Democrats.

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What Does Tuesday's Primary Mean For Maryland As A Progressive State?

Chris Van Hollen won the headline primary race in Maryland on Tuesday night, defeating Donna Edwards, who was vying to be just the second black woman in the U.S. Senate. With her defeat, what does that mean for politics in the Old Line State?

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Brown, Who Lost To Hogan In Governor's Race, Takes Primary For House Seat

Former Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has won the race for the Democratic nomination to run for Rep. Donna Edwards' seat in Maryland's 4th Congressional District.

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Raskin Holds Off Big Spender Trone In Maryland Democratic House Primary

Jamie Raskin prevailed Tuesday over David Trone and Kathleen Matthews in what has been the most expensive House primary race this cycle.

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Van Hollen Defeats Edwards In Maryland Democratic Senate Primary

Rep. Chris Van Hollen won Tuesday night after a long and heated primary against Rep. Donna Edwards for the seat opening due to Sen. Barbara Mikulski's retirement at the end of her term.

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Four Polling Places In Baltimore Ordered To Remain Open An Extra Hour

A judge ordered four Baltimore polling places to each stay open until 9 p.m. Tuesday because they opened late, and the state Board of Elections delayed the release of results from all Maryland primary races until then.

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What You Need To Know For Maryland's Primaries Tuesday

You can head to the polls to vote in Maryland's primaries today — we'll show you where. With money pouring into the contests this year, the state's Senate and House races promise to be interesting.