Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Swecker is in studio. And Aisha Braveboy, candidate for Prince George's State's Attorney, joins us.
Guest Host: Jennifer Golbeck
The attorney general under former District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray argues that local officials should be able to prosecute local crimes – just the same as local prosecutors can in every city across the country besides the District. Kojo chats with Irvin Nathan about autonomy and prosecution in local Washington.
- Irvin Nathan Senior Counsel, Arnold & Porter; Former Attorney General, District of Columbia
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