Utility companies scramble to restore power to homes in Maryland the District. Federal officials give Metro a tongue lashing. And Virgina’s GOP regime butts heads with the Obama administration over who can take credit for job creation in the commonwealth. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.


  • Mike DeBonis Reporter, The Washington Post
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton Delegate, U.S. House of Representatives (D-DC)
  • Cathy Hudgins Member, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (D-Hunter Mill); First Vice Chair, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Board of Directors

Politics Hour Extra

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, the District of Columbia Delegate, discusses her record fighting for home rule and voting rights for the District.

Holmes Norton, D.C. delegate to the House of Representatives, talks about her work to bring thousands of new jobs and economic development into the district in the form of the Department of Homeland Security’s new St. Elizabeth’s campus in Anacostia:

Cathy Hudgins responds to questions about the NTSB’s criticism of the board’s actions leading up to last year’s fatal metro accident:

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