The Politics Hour

Friday, Aug 2, 2013 at 12:06 p.m.
The Politics Hour

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray (D) joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

Medical marijuana makes its official launch in the District. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announces plans to return a number of gifts from a prominent businessman hoping to put an end to questions about them. And Montgomery County's executive pledges to fight a rate increase recently granted to Pepco in Maryland. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Guests

Patrick Madden

Reporter, WAMU 88.5 News

Vincent Gray

Mayor, District of Columbia (D)

Featured Clip

Mayor Vincent Gray talks about why a new D.C. United soccer stadium is a good investment for the district, calling it a reasonable but complicated deal. "There's just an enormous demand for soccer in the city that is growing everyday," Gray said.

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