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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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The Politics Hour - May 6, 2016

Metro announces its maintenance plan--and the service disruptions it will cause. Election watchdogs question Baltimore primary results. And Republicans in our region are put on the spot about supporting GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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The Politics Hour - April 29, 2016

Kojo reviews Maryland's primary results and what they mean for the region and November's elections. The Supreme Court hears arguments in the case of Virginia's former governor. And a major funder of youth programs in the District is bankrupt.

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The Politics Hour - April 22, 2016

The D.C. Council bans pot clubs. A federal court in Virginia rules in favor of a transgender high school teen. And Pepco says it will raise rates by 10 percent.

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The Politics Hour - April 15, 2016

Congressional Republicans smack down a request to help fund Metro. Maryland lawmakers pass a major crime reform package. And Virginia's governor wants to shield drug companies making lethal injection drugs.

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