D.C. residents are sent to serve sentences in federal prisons all over the country. How is the government shutdown and the passage of the First Step Act affecting their time inside?
A ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court could make it harder to prosecute accused drunk drivers. We find out why some Virginia lawmakers are calling for new rules to deal with forensic evidence. Plus, we explore fresh questions about ethics and earmarks in D.C. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers
- Bruce DePuyt Host of "NewsTalk," News Channel 8
- David Albo Member, Virginia House of Delegates (R-Springfield); Chair, Virginia State Crime Commission
- Peter Nickles Attorney General, District of Columbia
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