A Virginia State Senator joins us to talk about the ongoing struggle to pass a budget in the Commonwealth. A former Obama appointee tells us why he's running for Prince George's County executive. From Metro to Medicaid, we talk about the week's biggest regional news on the Politics Hour.
Everyone knows the US Capitol Building, but few know its history. The legislative home of the US has survived everything from a gas explosion to almost being burned to the ground by the British Army. Capitol Building historian Bill Allen joins Kojo.
- William (Bill) C. Allen Architectural Historian, Office of the Architect of the Capitol; author, "History of the United States Capitol: A Chronicle of Design, Construction, and Politics" (Government Printing Office).
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