Thursday, Jun 14 12 p.m. (ET)

Non-Partisan Election Reform

With presidential primaries just seven months away, many states are working to restore Americans' confidence in the fairness of elections. From legislation to combat voter deception to controversial voter ID laws, Kojo explores how far...

Thursday, Jun 14 1 p.m. (ET)

Showdown Over Earmarks and Pork Barrels

Politicians in both parties agree that limiting pet projects would create a leaner, more efficient budget. But most remain committed to "bringing home the bacon" for their home districts. So as Congress takes on a dozen massive spending...

Thursday, Jun 14 1:43 p.m. (ET)

Endangered Species Compromise

It's taken three weeks of heated negotiations for conservation groups and members of the international community to reach a compromise on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). We'll find out what protections...

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The Politics Hour – May 27, 2016

Friday, May 27 2016Congress votes to override D.C.'s 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia's governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And D.C., Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.

D.C.’s Public Schools Select New Lunch Providers

Wednesday, May 25 2016D.C. Public Schools is abandoning longtime school food provider Chartwells in the wake of allegations of poor food quality and fraud, and it's moving forward with new vendors for 2016. But questions remain about the selection process and future oversight.

Creating A D.C. State Constitution

Wednesday, May 25 2016We explore the historic process of crafting a constitution for D.C. statehood nearly three decades after the last attempt, and find out how drafters are preparing for the June constitutional convention.