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The U.S. House of Representatives rejects the District’s moves for full budget autonomy. Virginia’s governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And D.C., Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel. 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
- Lowell Duckett Vice President, A&D Security Consultants; retired Lt. with the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department; former head D.C. Black Police Caucus.
- Matthew Mahl Chairman, D.C. Police Union
- Harry Jaffe Co-author, "Dream City: Race, Power and the Decline of Washington, D.C." (Simon & Schuster, 1994); National Editor, "Washingtonian" magazine
- Jim LeMunyon Member, Virginia House of Delegates (R-Fairfax/Loudoun)
- Cathy Lanier Chief, Metropolitan Police Department (Washington, D.C.)
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