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New Republican House Leadership And The Latest In The GOP Presidential Race

The House is poised to elect Paul Ryan as its new speaker. Republican presidential candidates take to the debate stage, with polls now showing Ben Carson in the top spot. Diane and panelists discuss the latest on the GOP.

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Analysis Of The First Democratic Presidential Debate Of The 2016 Race

Democratic candidates for president met in Las Vegas for their first debate of the 2016 race. Diane and a panel of political insiders look at how they fared and what it means for the Democratic nomination for president.

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Donald Trump's Appeal to Republican Voters

According to a recent national poll businessman Donald Trump has a double digit lead in the Republican presidential field. We look at what’s behind his strong appeal.

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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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Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore Plans Presidential Run

Gilmore said in a phone interview Tuesday with The Associated Press that he plans to announce his candidacy in the first week of August.

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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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The Politics Hour - Oct. 17, 2014

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 - Oct. 10, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Daniel Bongino, a Republican congressional candidate in Maryland, and Khalid Pitts, an independent seeking an at-large seat on the D.C Council.

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The Politics Hour - Sept. 26, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.)

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The Politics Hour - September 12, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Lorie Masters, a Democratic candidate for attorney general of the District of Columbia.

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