The Politics Hour

The Politics Hour

U.S. Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D-Md.) and D.C. Council Member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) join the Politics Hour gang in the studio.

An upcoming book by Virginia's attorney general makes waves in the commonwealth's race for governor. Maryland's top lawmaker maps out his final chapters in office in his "State of the State" address. And the District debates its response to the surprise plot twist of a budget surplus. 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

Benjamin Cardin

U.S. Senator, D-Maryland

Tommy Wells

Member, D.C. Council (D-Ward 6); Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety

Politics Hour Video

D.C. Council member Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) addressed questions about his potential bid for mayor in the 2014 election, including whether he thinks the district is ready for a white mayor. Wells said he would decide whether to throw his hat into the race by this spring.

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