Fifty years after King was assassinated, we review King's lesser known legacy and how it is used against activists today.
Federal officials send the region’s politicians into a scramble by canceling plans for a new FBI headquarters. The GOP wants Virginia gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie to take a page from Trump’s playbook. 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
- Benjamin Jealous Democratic candidate for governor of Maryland; Former President and CEO, NAACP
- Danica Roem Democratic nominee, Virginia House of Delegates, 13th District.
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