Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
The D.C. Council moves to overhaul a paid family leave measure that just went into law. Immigration issues shake up Virginia politics from Richmond to the D.C. suburbs. And civil liberties advocates threaten to take legal action against Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan over the maintenance of his Facebook page. 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; @tomsherwood
- Phil Mendelson Chairman, D.C. Council (D); @ChmnMendelson
- John Cook Supervisor, Fairfax County Board; @JohnCookVA
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