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The Politics Hour - August 26, 2016

A local school district loses its federal funding money over teacher behavior. A group of D.C. residents sue to block a homeless shelter in their neighborhood. And a Republican activist in Montgomery County successfully petitions to get term limits on the ballot—but a legal challenge looms.

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The Politics Hour - August 19, 2016

D.C.'s Police Chief steps down after nearly a decade on the job. And a federal judge sentences the mastermind behind the 2010 shadow campaign for Vincent Gray to three months in jail.

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The Politics Hour - August 12, 2016

Maryland's Republican governor butts heads with the teachers union. Democratic officials in the District squabble over a newly vacant Council seat. And the mayor of Fairfax City resigns over a sex and drugs scandal.

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The Politics Hour - August 5, 2016

An at-large D.C. Council member faces mounting pressure to resign over his new job. A Virginia state senator aims to remove a gay marriage ban from the state constitution. And Ellicott City rebuilds after devastating floods.

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The Politics Hour – LIVE from Slim's Diner!

This special edition of the Politics Hour combined local and national politics live from Slim's Diner in Petworth, Northwest D.C.

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The Politics Hour - July 22, 2016

A U.S. Senator from Virginia lands on the shortlist for Democratic VP pick. D.C.'s statehood proposal gets a cool reception in Cleveland. And Maryland's Republican governor attends a local crab fest in lieu of his party's convention.

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The Politics Hour: July 15, 2016

The D.C. Council wraps up its session with a slew of legislation. A lawsuit alleges Maryland Congressional districts are unconstitutional. And our region’s Republican leaders and delegates ramp up for next week’s GOP convention in Cleveland

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The Politics Hour - July 8, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Maryland Del. Angela Angel, a Democrat from Prince George's County, and Sandra Mattavous-Frye, people's counsel for the District of Columbia.

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The Politics Hour - July 1, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Transportation Director Leif Dormsjo and Virginia Del. Marcus Simon (D-Fairfax).

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The Politics Hour - June 24, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Corey Stewart, the chairman of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors, and Nancy Floreen, the current president of the Montgomery County Council.

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