Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
The Washington region is responding to its second significant snowfall in less than a week. It’s a sequence of winter weather that’s pushing the public and public officials to the brink. We get updates from those coordinating the response — from clearing the roads to restoring power.
A view from WAMU (February 10, 2010) 1am – 4pm ET. Corner of Wisconsin Avenue and River Road, NW. WAMU 88.5 visible in background.
Time lapse, 1 frame/minute. Taken with Nikon P5100.
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