Congress votes to override D.C.'s 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia's governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And D.C., Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is navigating an eventful first year in office. Her agenda for the fall includes containing a wave of homicides that touched every corner of the city during the summer – and kickstarting economic development east of the Anacostia River with a new plan to build a professional basketball facility on the St. Elizabeth’s campus. Bowser (D) joins us for a special Politics Hour with a live audience in WAMU 88.5’s Black Box theater.
- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers
- Muriel Bowser Mayor, District of Columbia (D)
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