Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
Metro puts into motion a plan for higher fares coming later this year. A Virginia congressman pushes a plan challenging D.C.’s gun laws. And Maryland finds itself in the center of nationwide debates about immigration. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Arelis Hernández Reporter, The Washington Post; @arelisrhdz
- Rushern Baker Executive, Prince George's County (D); @CountyExecBaker
- Kathleen Patterson Auditor, District of Columbia; @kpattdc
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