50 years ago, the Poor People's Campaign advocated for economic justice for poor Americans. What does that fight look like today?
D.C. will put a $15 an hour minimum wage on the ballot. Montgomery County legislators pass new taxi and towing rules. And Virginia Republicans push for an investigation of Planned Parenthood after secretly taped videos surface. 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
- Kenyan McDuffie Member, D.C. Council (D- Ward 5)
- Isiah Leggett Montgomery County Executive (D)
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