The Politics Hour

The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood analyze the week's action at the U.S. Supreme Court from a local perspective.

The Supreme Court speaks, and the region reacts. Officials from Maryland and Virginia join us to reflect on the decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act. Also, a D.C. activist discusses the future of campaign finance reform in the District. 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

Ken Cuccinelli

Attorney General, Commonwealth of Virginia (R)

Joshua Sharfstein

Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene, State of Maryland

Bryan Weaver

Former Democratic Candidate, D.C. Council (At-Large, Ward 1)

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Joshua Sharfstein, Maryland secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, discussed what the state has done and still needs to do in order to comply with the Affordable Care Act. Sharfstein said Maryland is holding meetings, hiring more staff and building a website for consumers to purchase health insurance.

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