A U.S. Senator from Virginia lands on the shortlist for Democratic VP pick. D.C.'s statehood proposal gets a cool reception in Cleveland. And Maryland's Republican governor attends a local crab fest in lieu of his party's convention.
The challenges facing the District of Columbia at the start of 2016 are formidable. The city struggled throughout 2015 to contain certain kinds of violent crime. Meanwhile, the explosion of housing costs continued to squeeze residents throughout the income spectrum. Kojo chats with D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser about her legislative priorities for the year ahead – and the lessons she learned from her first year in office.
- Muriel Bowser Mayor, District of Columbia (D)
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