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The Politics Hour - April 18, 2014

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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Fresh Off Of Win, New Arlington County Board Member Prepares For November

Voters in Arlington may have just elected a new County Board member in a special election, but the winner of that election will now have to stand for election again in November.
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The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom chat with Abigail Smith, D.C.'s deputy mayor for education, about proposals to redraw school boundaries in the District. Later, Maryland Sen. Brian Frosh (D) joins the crew in the studio.

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Independent Vihstadt Wins Arlington Special Election

Independent candidate John Vihstadt handily won the special election for Arlington County Board on Tuesday, which many see as a referendum on the controversial streetcar proposal on Columbia Pike.

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Arlington Special Election Today Turns On Streetcar Proposal

Arlington voters go to the polls today for a special election, and candidates for Arlington County Board are divided over a proposed streetcar.
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Fate Of Columbia Pike Streetcar Could Be Decided By Special Election

Voters are about to head to the polls in Arlington for a special election to select a new member of the Arlington County Board. The results of the election could help decide whether or not a new streetcar system is built along Columbia Pike.
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The Politics Hour - April 4, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Muriel Bowser, the Democratic nominee for mayor of the District of Columbia.

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Eleven Democrats Secure Place On Ballot To Replace Virginia's Jim Moran

The deadline to secure signatures to get on the ballot to replace Congressman Jim Moran (D-Va.) has passed and the field is set at an unprecedented eleven candidates on the Democratic side alone.

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The Politics Hour - March 28, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood analyze the home stretch of D.C.'s upcoming Democratic primary. Then, Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler, a gubernatorial candidate, pays a visit to the studio.

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Analysis: Republicans Hope To Unseat Sen. Warner With Focus On Policy

Sen. Mark Warner has high favorability ratings in Virginia, but as National Journal's Alex Roarty explains, Republicans still think they can unseat him with a focus on policy.