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The Politics Hour - Sept. 19, 2014

Friday, Sep 19, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we're at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

The Politics Hour - September 12, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Lorie Masters, a Democratic candidate for attorney general of the District of Columbia.

The Politics Hour - September 5, 2014

Independent D.C. Council candidate Robert White joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Rushern Baker, the executive of Prince George's County, Maryland.

The Politics Hour - August 22, 2014

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Angela Alsobrooks, the State's Attorney for Prince George's County, Maryland.

75 Years After the Alexandria Library Sit-In

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

In 1939, five young black men walked into Alexandria, Virginia's public library to request they be issued library cards. When borrowing rights were denied on the grounds the facility was for whites only, the men took books from the shelves...

The Politics Hour - August 15, 2014

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Elissa Silverman, an Independent candidate seeking an at-large seat on the D.C. Council.

The Politics Hour - August 1, 2014

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

The McDonnell Trial Gets Personal

Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 at 12:06 p.m.

The trial of Virginia's former governor and his wife on corruption charges got underway in Richmond this week, with the defense team aiming to dispel conspiracy charges with details of a broken marriage.

The Politics Hour - July 25, 2014

Watch live video of Kojo and Tom Sherwood as they chat with D.C. mayoral candidate David Catania (I).

The Politics Hour - July 11, 2014

Kojo and Tom chat with U.S. House Minority Whip Steny Honer (D-Md.) and Paul Zukerberg, one of D.C.'s candidates for attorney general.

A Topsy Turvy Summer in Virginia Politics

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014 at 1:06 p.m.

Virginia's lawmakers recently averted a government shutdown by approving a budget. But the politics of the Old Dominion don't appear to be returning to normalcy any time soon: the governor is moving forward to expand Medicaid on his own...

D.C.'s Musical Ecosystem

Monday, Jun 30, 2014 at 12:25 p.m.

How are musicians in the D.C. area finding ways to meet, rehearse and perform at a time when housing costs are skyrocketing and the number of venues is dwindling? Kojo gets a check up on the health of the area's musical ecosystem.

The Politics Hour - June 27, 2014

Montgomery County Executive "Ike" Leggett joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio, fresh off his win in the 2014 Democratic primary.

The Politics Hour - June 20, 2014

Anthony Brown, a Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland and the state's current lieutenant governor, joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.