It’s “your turn” to set the agenda and share your views about conversations taking place in our region, including the handcuffing of black teens who were selling water bottles on the National Mall and the latest on the saga between slumlord Sanford Capital, its tenants and the District.
As the second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House, Steny Hoyer has a seat at the table in virtually every major national policy debate. But as one of the senior lawmakers from Maryland, he also carries a responsibility to represent his district and the Washington region. Kojo chats with Hoyer about his priorities for the year and what he sees at stake for the Washington area in upcoming political debates.
- Steny Hoyer Majority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Md)
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