The Politics Hour

Friday, Apr 23, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.
The Politics Hour

A plan to grant D.C. congressional voting rights goes up in smoke. Richmond heats up again over new limits on abortion funding. And tempers run hot in Maryland as a probe into a recent police beating digs deeper. Join us for our weekly...

A plan to grant D.C. congressional voting rights goes up in smoke. Richmond heats up again over new limits on abortion funding. And tempers run hot in Maryland as a probe into a recent police beating digs deeper. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Guests

Tom Sherwood

Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers

Jack Evans

D.C. Council member (D-Ward 2); Chairman of the Committee on Finance and Revenue

Jeff Schapiro

Columnist, Richmond Times-Dispatch

Saqib Ali

Member, Maryland House of Delegates (D- Dist. 39, Gaithersburg)

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Politics Hour Extra

Maryland Delegate Saqib Ali (D-District 39, Gaithersburg) announces his candidacy for State Senate in this year's November election. He'll be running against incumbent Nancy King:

D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans says that in his 19 years of political experience, he has seen relationships between the city's various mayors and council chairs at opposite ends of the spectrum. "The current relationship between the mayor and the chair is not a good one," Evans said. He also said he was "not likely to run" for council chairman, as some had speculated:

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