A D.C. cannabis activist moves to Maryland to organize against a Republican Congressperson. Virginia's legislature is back for a special session to craft a budget, but will Medicaid expansion continue to be a sticking point? All that and more 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 on an archived editon of "Public Interest".
- 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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