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LISTEN: 17-Year-Old Virginian Adds Millennial Flavor To GOP Convention

Jack Salm, a teenager from Virginia's Eastern Shore, is one of the commonwealth's delegates at the Republican National Convention. He talks with WAMU 88.5's Jonathan Wilson about how he's been treated this week in Cleveland.

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Virginia's Muslim Population And Its Role In This Year's Elections

Virginia has one of the largest populations of Muslims of any state. We explore how the anti-Islamic rhetoric of this year's presidential election is playing out in the Commonwealth.

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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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SafeTrack Shuttles Can't Use Alexandria Express Bus Lanes, Despite Complaints

Shuttles ferrying passengers around the station closures for SafeTrack Surge No. 4 will continue to stay bogged down in Route 1 traffic, despite complaints from riders and Congressman Don Beyer (D-Va.).

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Metro Investigating Second Red Signal Overrun In Eight Days

It's been a bad couple weeks for Metro operators, as the transit authority investigates a second possible overrun of a red signal outside Reagan Washington National Airport.

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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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Will A Slugging App Improve Commutes During SafeTrack?

Kojo explores slugging and the way it might be simplified through technology.

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SafeTrack Surge #3 Brings Crowding, Even Though Ridership Was Down 70 Percent

SafeTrack is back in Northern Virginia this week, forcing riders to trade shuttles for trains between Braddock Road and National Airport. So how did it go during the first rush hour?

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Will SafeTrack Drive Away Some Metro Riders For Good?

Disruptions caused by Metro's SafeTrack maintenance program are forcing riders to figure out new ways to get around — but will they be enough to form new habits? Will lost riders ever come back?

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Will FAA Change Flight Plans To Calm Jet Noise Over D.C. Neighborhoods?

Homeowners in neighborhoods like Georgetown and Foggy Bottom have complained about shifts in flight paths that have put veritable airplane highways above their heads. But is it a problem that can be fixed?

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