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Legislators Question Governor’s Power Over Maryland’s Schools

Maryland lawmakers decided Tuesday not to move forward with legislation that would grant the state Senate power of confirmation over who gets the job of state superintendent. In the coming months, the state board of education will appoint someone to the position. We talk with the local senator behind the bill about his concerns about Maryland school's top decision-making body.

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The Politics Hour — March 23, 2018

Friday, Mar 23 2018Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.