As the City Council considers tax breaks for D.C. residents and tolls for suburban commuters, we look at the connection between politics and your wallet. Plus, we assess the new dynamics in city politics following Tuesday’s special election. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia.


  • Jonetta Rose Barras WAMU resident political analyst and columnist for "The Examiner"
  • Ellen Opper-Weiner Member, Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee
  • Robin Thorner Managing Attorney, University Legal Services

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