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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.

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Officials Getting Out The Word On New Virginia Voter ID Law

A new voter ID law in the Commonwealth of Virginia will restrict the types of identification that can be used at the polls, and state officials are trying to get out the word to the voting public.

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The Politics Hour - March 21, 2014

Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett (D) and Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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The Politics Hour - March 14, 2014

D.C. mayoral candidate and Council Member David Catania and Virginia Del. David Albo (R-Springfield) join Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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The Politics Hour - Feb. 28, 2014

D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe and Phil Andrews, a Democratic candidate for executive of Montgomery County, join the Politics Hour gang in the studio.