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Monday, Jun 29 12 p.m. (ET)

The Supreme Court And Same Sex Marriage

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the right to marry, regardless of where they live. We explore the local impact of the decision - and examine the newest decisions from the court, which included actions on the death penalty and redrawing voting boundaries.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan discussed his plans for the Purple Line in Virginia on June 25, 2015.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan discussed his plans for the Purple Line in Virginia on June 25, 2015.

Monday, Jun 29 12:32 p.m. (ET)

Pushing Forward With The Purple Line In Maryland

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has authorized a proposal to build a light rail line connecting Montgomery and Prince George's Counties. But he wants local jurisdictions to pay more for it. We explore where the debate heads from here.

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Virginia Lt. Governor Ralph Northam (left) and Governor Terry McAuliffe (right) on a campaign stop in 2013.

Virginia Lt. Governor Ralph Northam (left) and Governor Terry McAuliffe (right) on a campaign stop in 2013.

Friday, Jun 26 12 p.m. (ET)

The Politics Hour – June 26, 2015

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and Gregory Dean, the District's new fire and emergency services chief.

Come 2020, Alexander Hamilton's face will be replaced by a woman's on the $10 bill.

Come 2020, Alexander Hamilton's face will be replaced by a woman's on the $10 bill.

Thursday, Jun 25 1:25 p.m. (ET)

A Woman on the $10 Bill?

The Treasury Department announced last week plans to redesign the $10 bill - and to put the portrait of a woman on a major paper currency. The public will participate in the process by submitting online suggestions. We'll explore the debate about who deserves the honor - and why people feel strongly about what currency designs say about the countries that use them.

A March 1913 suffrage parade in Washington, D.C.

A March 1913 suffrage parade in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, Jun 25 12:28 p.m. (ET)

Off the Beaten Path: Sewall-Belmont House & Museum

The Sewall-Belmont House has stood for more than 200 years under the shadow of the Supreme Court building. Home to the National Woman's Party, it was once the headquarters for the fight for women's suffrage. Kojo chats with the executive director of the Sewall-Belmont House and Museum about connecting audiences today with the history captured inside this national historic site.

Members of the Washington Teachers' Union protest outside The Washington Post building in Northwest D.C.

Members of the Washington Teachers' Union protest outside The Washington Post building in Northwest D.C.

Thursday, Jun 25 12 p.m. (ET)

Washington Teachers’ Union President Elizabeth A. Davis

WTU President Elizabeth A. Davis talks with Kojo about a proposed rule to block public information requests for teacher evaluations and other issues on the minds of D.C.'s teachers.

Wednesday, Jun 24 1 p.m. (ET)

The FDA Bans “Trans Fats”

The federal government has ordered American food companies to remove trans fats from their products within the next three years. The Food and Drug Administration pushed forward with the ban out of a concern for how trans fats have contributed to obesity and heart disease, among other things. "Food Wednesday" explores the ban, and the role technology is playing in replacing trans fats.