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D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray rejected a plea deal this week in the long-running investigation of his 2010 campaign.

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray rejected a plea deal this week in the long-running investigation of his 2010 campaign.

Friday, Nov 21 2014

The Politics Hour – Nov. 21, 2014

Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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A rendering of Mia Feuer’s proposed public art piece, “Antediluvian," a sunken gas station sculpture in the Anacostia River.

A rendering of Mia Feuer’s proposed public art piece, “Antediluvian," a sunken gas station sculpture in the Anacostia River.

Thursday, Nov 20 2014

Where The Public Fits In Public Art Projects

Kojo explores how much input the public should have in public art projects and how that squares with the visions of the artists who do the work.

An artist's rendering of a streetcar in Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia.

An artist's rendering of a streetcar in Crystal City, Arlington, Virginia.

Wednesday, Nov 19 2014

Arlington Halts Streetcar Projects In Response To Voters

The Arlington County Board halted two long-planned, but long-controversial streetcar projects, saying voters had spoken this month against moving forward. We examine the implications of the decision.

Wednesday, Nov 19 2014

Obamacare Take Two: Health Care Exchanges Open For 2015

After last year's rocky rollout of the Affordable Care Act's signature marketplaces, including Healthcare.gov and Maryland's health exchange, the pressure is on as this year's open enrollment season launches.

Jonas Vig of Bambuser livestreaming via his mobile phone above Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo days before the November 2011 elections.

Jonas Vig of Bambuser livestreaming via his mobile phone above Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo days before the November 2011 elections.

Tuesday, Nov 18 2014

Technology, Media And Social Movements

Technology has been at the center of social movements that shaped major world events during the past several years, from Tahrir Square in Cairo to Ferguson, Missouri. Kojo chats with former Washington Post editor Marcus Brauchli, the chair of a conference focusing on such issues, about the intersection of media, technology and social change.