50 years ago, the Poor People's Campaign advocated for economic justice for poor Americans. What does that fight look like today?
A D.C. Councilmember wants to upgrade the Mayor’s title to Governor in a new statehood push. The Prince George’s County Executive jumps into the Maryland governor’s race. And Prince William County’s school board passes protections for LGBTQ students and staff. 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
- Peter Newsham Chief of Police, Metropolitan Police Department (Washington, DC); @pnewsham
- Alec Ross Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland; Distinguished Senior Fellow, Johns Hopkins University; Author, “Industries of the Future"; @AlecJRoss
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