The Politics Hour

The Politics Hour

Virginia Del. David Albo (R-Fairfax) and U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) take on the week in local politics with Kojo and Tom Sherwood.

D.C. lawmakers reprimand one of their own. Virginia's General Assembly punches out a transportation plan in Richmond. And the Washington region braces for the potential shock of sweeping federal budget cuts. 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

David Albo

Member, Virginia House of Delegates (R-Springfield)

Barbara Mikulski

U.S. Senator (D-Md.)

Politics Hour Video

Virginia Del. David Albo (R-Springfield) talked about how last month's passage of a landmark transportation funding bill would affect the gubernatorial race. On the possibility of Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling running for governor as an independent, Albo said: "I'm a Republican. I'm a team player. When you're on the Redskins, you don't go hang out with the Cowboys."

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