The Politics Hour

Friday, Apr 8, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.
The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with a group of candidates vying for an at-large seat on the D.C. Council.

District voters will head back to the polls on April 26 to elect an at-large member of the D.C. Council. It's a city-wide race that's pitting political newcomers against veterans. We chat with a group of candidates competing for the job. 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

Sekou Biddle

Democratic Candidate, D.C. Council (At-Large); Member, D.C. Council (D-At Large)

Joshua Lopez

Democratic Candidate, D.C. Council (At-Large)

Patrick Mara

Republican Candidate for D.C. Council (At-Large)

Vincent Orange

Democratic Candidate, D.C. Council (At-Large); Former Member, D.C. Council, D-Ward 5

Bryan Weaver

Democratic Candidate, D.C. Council (At-Large)

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