On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.
Campaign season is now officially underway. D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty draws a high-profile challenger, and another may soon join the fray. And former Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich ends months of speculation by signaling his intent to reclaim his seat in Annapolis. 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
- Mike DeBonis "Loose Lips" Columnist, Washington City Paper
- Vincent Gray Candidate for Mayor, District of Columbia; D.C. City Council Chairman (D)
- Rushern Baker Candidate, Prince George's County Executive (D); Former member, Maryland House of Delegates (D-District 22B)
Politics Hour Extra####
D.C. City Council Chairman and D.C. mayoral candidate Vincent Gray (D) said that in regard to education, the Fenty administration lacked a clear vision. Gray wouldn’t say whether, if elected, he would keep D.C. schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee in her position:
Vincent Gray (D) said that it was too soon to articulate a plan for his first 100 days in office if he defeats current Mayor Adrian Fenty in the November 2010 D.C. mayoral race:
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