The number of people living in D.C. is booming, and so too is the number of rats. Kojo talks about how D.C.'s rodent problem is affecting the city and what's being done to fight off the pests.
It’s a clean sweep for Republicans in Virginia’s elections. In Maryland’s GOP, the former Governor is dusting off his old playbook considering another run. And in the District, a messy spat continues between lawmakers and the mayor. Kojo and Tom invite you to join our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of our region.
- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; NBC 4 reporter; and Columnist for the Current Newspapers
- Anthony O'Donnell Minority Leader (R-Calvert / St. Mary's); Maryland House of Delegates
- Harry Thomas, Jr. D.C. Council member (D-Ward 5); Chairman of the Committee on Libraries, Parks and Recreation
- Paul West Reporter, The Baltimore Sun
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Harry Thomas, Jr., D.C. Council member (D-Ward 5) discusses the ongoing controversy over the mayor’s contracting practices. Kojo asks Thomas if there’s a rationale for sidestepping administrative procedures in favor of expediency.
Anthony O’Donnell (R-Calvert/St Mary’s), Minority Leader of the Maryland House of Delegates, says that former Republican Gov. Robert J. Ehrlich is considering a 2010 run against incumbent Martin O’Malley in light of Tuesday’s Republican victories in Virginia and New Jersey.
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