50 years ago, the Poor People's Campaign advocated for economic justice for poor Americans. What does that fight look like today?
Protests erupt around the D.C. region in reaction to Donald Trump’s election as president. The District’s lawmakers advance a controversial “death with dignity” proposal to the mayor’s desk. And Metro’s leaders learn that “SafeTrack” repairs will take longer and cost more than anticipated. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
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- Chris Van Hollen Democratic Candidate, U.S. Senate; Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Maryland, 8th District)
- Phil Mendelson Chairman, D.C. Council (D)
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