The Politics Hour

Friday, Nov 5, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.
The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood discuss the election results -- and sit down with Prince George's County Executive-elect Rushern Baker.

Maryland's governor defends his turf. Democrats lose ground across the board in Virginia. And D.C. voters move to make city attorney general an elected position. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.


Tom Sherwood

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

Rushern Baker

County Executive-elect, Prince George's County (Md.); ormer member, Maryland House of Delegates (D-District 22B)

Peter Nickles

Attorney General, District of Columbia

Politics Hour Extra

District of Columbia Attorney General Peter Nickles reflects on Mayor Adrian Fenty's time in office and says that he hopes Mayor-Elect Vincent Gray is successful, but cautioned that "...if I see what I saw back in the nineties, I will probably be back suing the city:"

Nickles says having an elected Attorney General in the District of Columbia is a "crazy idea." Nickles says the notion that he was a "handmaiden for the mayor" is ridiculous:

The Kojo Nnamdi Show ( County Executive-elect, Prince George's County (Md.) Rushern Baker talks about lessons he took from D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty's approach to education reform as he embarks on a similar agenda:

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