Thursday, Jan 21 12:20 p.m. (ET)

Maryland And Virginia Go To The Courts Over Voting Districts

Maryland is notorious for its misshapen, gerrymandered congressional districts, which some liken to blood spatters at a crime scene, or even a menacing dragon. Virginia's districts - both local and congressional - receive similar reviews. Residents in both states say they've had enough - they're taking the matter to the courts.

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall.

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall.

Thursday, Jan 21 1 p.m. (ET)

The Promise And Peril Of Open Spaces With Roger Lewis

Open space is considered a desirable part of many developments-- both public and private-- in the region. But it's a concept so broad that leaving it ill-defined can lead to trouble.

The scene in downtown Washington, D.C. after a 2014 snowstorm,

The scene in downtown Washington, D.C. after a 2014 snowstorm,

Thursday, Jan 21 1:33 p.m. (ET)

Overscared and Overprepared? The Sense In Snow Panic

For many weather-wary Washingtonians, this week's pending snowstorm is eliciting groans about over-hyped winter weather. We find out why pressing the panic button during storms can be a good thing, and how it helps communities stay safe.

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The Politics Hour — February 23, 2018

Friday, Feb 23 2018D.C. Public Schools are in the spotlight once again after another scandal leads to the Chancellor's resignation. No women represent Maryland in Congress, but five have been chosen as candidates for Lt. Governor. And details emerge about what Prince George's County offered and why it wasn't chosen by Amazon to host their new headquarters.