The Politics Hour

Friday, Apr 27, 2012 at 12:06 p.m.
The Politics Hour

Montgomery County Executive "Ike" Leggett and D.C. Council Member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) join the Politics Hour gang.

Tensions flare again between a prominent D.C. Council member and the region's Asian communities. Maryland lawmakers could be looking to settle their scores in multiple special sessions. And a surprise candidate adds tabloid fodder to Virginia's race for governor. 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

Isiah Leggett

Montgomery County Executive (D)

Tommy Wells

Member, D.C. Council (D-Ward 6); Chairman, Committee on Libraries, Parks and Recreation

Politics Hour Extra

D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells said that in the wake of the Harry Thomas Jr. corruption scandal, and despite some efforts by the council to pass new ethics guidelines, there is still a "pay-to-play" perception of the council. Wells said that although it's a difficult time for the city government, the city itself is thriving:

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