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It’s bad news, but hardly a surprise: a new study say that the poorest residents of D.C. are getting poorer, even as the overall economy has grown in recent years. We’ll look at the results and whether this “tale of two cities” can be rewritten. 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"
- Dan Tangherlini City Administrator, District of Columbia
- Ed Lazere Executive Director, D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute
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