The dining staples you'd expect to find on the street or in diners are becoming more and more upscale in the District of Columbia. What does that signal about the city to its longtime residents?
D.C. gears up for the launch of the long-anticipated streetcar project. A gun measure reaches the governor’s desk in Virginia. And Maryland lawmakers consider proposals to deter underage drinking. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers
- Vincent Morris Regional Communications Director, Pepco Holdings, Inc
- Mary Cheh Member, D.C. Council (D-Ward 3); Chair, Committee on Transportation and the Environment
- David Anderson Democratic Candidate, U.S. House of Representatives (Md.-8th District)
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