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.
A blast of winter weather brought traffic the nation’s capital to a standstill on Wednesday, creating treacherous road conditions during the evening commute. The chaos came as so many in the D.C. region were scrambling to prepare for what could be an historic blizzard this weekend. Kojo chats with D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser about what the city’s doing to prepare for the winter weather.
- Muriel Bowser Mayor, District of Columbia (D)
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