A Virginia State Senator joins us to talk about the ongoing struggle to pass a budget in the Commonwealth. A former Obama appointee tells us why he's running for Prince George's County executive. From Metro to Medicaid, we talk about the week's biggest regional news on the Politics Hour.
As the top Democratic appropriator in the U.S. Senate, Maryland’s Barbara Mikulski is uniquely situated to steer resources and advance the interests of the Washington region in Congress. As a non-voting Representative of the District of Columbia in the U.S. House, Eleanor Holmes Norton must leverage seniority within the Democratic party and relationships she’s built with other lawmakers. Mikulski and Norton join Kojo to talk about regional interests and solidarity and the prospects for advancing D.C. autonomy.
- Barbara Mikulski U.S. Senator (D-Md.)
- Eleanor Holmes Norton Delegate, U.S. House of Representatives (D-DC)
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