The Politics Hour

The Politics Hour

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

A D.C. tax office employee is accused of ripping off hundreds of thousands of dollars from the city. Voter fraud becomes a central issue in races across Virginia. And an online glitch complicates Maryland's voter registration system. 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

A.J. Cooper

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

Vincent Orange

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

Leon Swain

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

Ann Wilcox

Statehood Green Candidate, D.C. Council (At-Large)

Politics Hour Video

Kojo and resident analyst Tom Sherwood talked with a group of candidates competing for at-large seats on the D.C. Council. The guests included independent candidate A.J. Cooper, Democratic candidate and current D.C. Council member Vincent Orange, independent candidate Leon Swain and Statehood Green candidate Ann Wilcox. The debate covered a wide range of issues facing District residents, such as Council ethics, taxis and affordable housing.

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