Inside an 800-square-foot shop, D.C.-based social entrepreneur Ahmad Ashkar is using his Mom's falafel recipe to raise money for refugees.
Protests erupt around the D.C. region in reaction to Donald Trump’s election as president. The District’s lawmakers advance a controversial “death with dignity” proposal to the mayor’s desk. And Metro’s leaders learn that “SafeTrack” repairs will take longer and cost more than anticipated. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
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- Phil Mendelson Chairman, D.C. Council (D)
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