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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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The Politics Hour: June 17, 2016

Three D.C. Council incumbents are ousted in the District's Democratic primary. The next phase of Metro's SafeTrack maintenance plan could be messier than the first. And Maryland's Republican governor says he won't vote for his party's presumptive presidential nominee.

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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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The Politics Hour - June 3, 2016

The Democratic candidates for an at-large seat on the D.C. Council — Vincent Orange, David Garber and Robert White — join the Politics Hour in studio for a forum on the race.

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The Politics Hour - May 27, 2016

Congress votes to override D.C.'s 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia's governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And D.C., Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.

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The Politics Hour - May 20, 2016

D.C.’s self-government moves get slapped down in Congress and court. Montgomery County lawmakers put their money where their mouth is on school spending. And Fairfax County disciplines a fire official over inappropriate social media posts.

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The Politics Hour - May 13, 2016

Congress holds a hearing on the District's latest push for budget autonomy. Virginia's Attorney General issues an opinion on gay and transgender rights. And Metro's woes continue.

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