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The ACLU of Maryland is suing Maryland Governor Larry Hogan for blocking certain users and deleting their comments on his Facebook page. Some Marylanders who were blocked argue the move limits the democratic participation in local government. In an age where social media is increasingly central part of engagement and communication, what can constituents expect from public officals online? Kojo explores what political participation means in the social media sphere.
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