The Politics Hour - August 15, 2014

The Politics Hour - August 15, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Elissa Silverman, an Independent candidate seeking an at-large seat on the D.C. Council.

Judges pave the way for Virginia counties to begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses. Maryland's comptroller launches an effort to make summer longer for students - and businesses. And D.C.'s attorneys ask a judge to order the sale of a troubled housing complex in Southeast Washington. 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

Elissa Silverman

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

Robin Ficker

Republican Candidate, Maryland Senate (District-15)

Elissa Silverman On Why She's Running Independent

Elissa Silverman told Kojo why she's running as an Independent for the at-large seat on the DC Council, instead of as a Democrat, as she did in 2013.

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