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Republicans are now in control of both chambers of Congress and the White House. Some lawmakers are already angling to use that power to interfere with local D.C. affairs, including recent legislation allowing terminally-ill patients to seek medical assistance in end-of-life decisions. Kojo explores what Washington’s new political reality means for those fighting for the rights of local residents to govern themselves; he speaks with an activist, a business owner, and a local faith leader.
- Joshua Burch Founder, Neighbors United for D.C. Statehood
- Tony Tomelden Owner, The Pug
- Christine Wiley Co-Pastor, Covenant Baptist Church (Washington, D.C.)
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