The Politics Hour
The votes stream in early in D.C.'s race for mayor. Local contests turn ugly in the fight for the Maryland State House. And Virginia politicians turn their focus on the governor's plan to privatize the commonwealth's liquor business. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
Politics Hour Extra
The candidates for Ward 5's D.C. Council seat discuss their positions on same-sex marriage, with all the candidates except Delano Hunter voicing support for the measure. The Washington Post endorsed Mr. Hunter last week:
D.C. Council candidate Tracey Turner (D-Ward 5) talks about the factors that prompted him to run in this year's election, touching on crime and what he described as incumbent Council member Harry Thomas's unresponsiveness to his concerns: