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.
U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikuslki announces plans to retire, and a mad scramble to replace her ensues in Maryland. D.C. lawmakers move quickly to limit the city’s legalized marijuana program. And Metro kickstarts its search for a new general manager again after leading candidates pull out of the running. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Michael Schaffer Editor, Washingtonian
- Chris Van Hollen U.S. House of Representatives (D-Maryland, 8th District)
- Andrew A. Green Opinion Editor, The Baltimore Sun
- Charles Allen Member, D.C. Council (D-Ward 6)
Is Rep. Chris Van Hollen progressive enough to win the Democratic bid for Maryland Senate?
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