The Politics Hour - April 25, 2014

The Politics Hour - April 25, 2014

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker (D) joins Kojo in the studio.

D.C.'s attorney and its lawmakers find themselves in a heated legal dispute. Former President Bill Clinton makes plans to visit Maryland and stump for a gubernatorial candidate. And former presidential candidate Mitt Romney injects cash into the legal defense fund of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell (R). Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.


Matt Bush

Maryland Reporter, WAMU 88.5

Rushern Baker

Executive, Prince George's County (Md.) (D)

Brian Netter

Partner, Mayer Brown

Karen Dunn

Partner, Boies, Schiller and Flexner, LLP

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Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker says if it were up to him, he would change the name of the Redskins football team.

"I've made it no secret we agree to disagree," Baker told WAMU reporter Matt Bush on April 25 during the Kojo Nnamdi Show's Friday Politics Hour.

But Baker said as county executive of Prince George's county, where the NFL team plays, his job is to ensure the franchise are good corporate citizens -- and they have been, he said.

Watch the full discussion below

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