The Politics Hour

Friday, May 27, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.
The Politics Hour

Maryland's Attorney General Doug Gansler joins us in studio.

Investigating gas prices, negotiating with ticket master, and enforcing environmental laws—it’s all in a day's work for Maryland attorney general Doug Gansler. And District lawmakers agreed on a budget -- but they are counting on money that may not materialize. What happens when the bill comes due.

Guests

Tom Sherwood

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

Douglas Gansler

Maryland Attorney General (D)

Kwame Brown

D.C. Council Chair (D)

Politics Hour Video

D.C. Council Chairperson Kwame Brown says that he would take back some things if he could in regards to the scandal earlier this year over the city's leasing of a $1,900 per month SUV for his use. He said that he recognizes the seriousness of the issue, and that although the Home Rule Charter allows for both the mayor and the council chairman to have a city-provided vehicle, his should have been a hybrid or some other type of car:

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