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Virginia threatens to hold back funding for Metro. Stolen bicycles become a political issue in D.C.’s race for mayor. And Maryland lawmakers issue ultimatums about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Gerron Levi Member, Maryland House of Delegates (D-Prince George's County); Democratic Candidate for Prince George's County Executive
- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers
- Joseph P. Walsh Director, Department of Employment Services, District of Columbia
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Take a look at Kojo’s commentary on the tone of D.C.’s mayoral race and let us know what your impressions are of the campaign:
D.C. Director of Employment Services Joseph P. Walsh talks about improvements to the city’s Summer Jobs program and responds to D.C. Auditor Deborah Nichols’ recent criticism that his office hasn’t done enough to ensure that more D.C. residents are hired for building projects funded in part with taxpayers’ dollars:
Maryland Delegate Gerron Levi (D-Prince George’s County), who is also running for County Executive, talks about her approach to combating crime and defends herself against criticism for voting against a law that would lower the standards for issuing protective orders (which are mainly required in domestic abuse cases):
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