A Virginia State Senator joins us to talk about the ongoing struggle to pass a budget in the Commonwealth. A former Obama appointee tells us why he's running for Prince George's County executive. From Metro to Medicaid, we talk about the week's biggest regional news on the Politics Hour.
Virginia voters will go to the polls in November to elect a governor, and all of the state’s House of Delegates seats are in play. As one of only two off-year statewide elections in the country, Virginia is seen as a bellweather on President Trump’s agenda. We speak to a Washington Post reporter and a political science professor about what’s at stake for Virginia and communities across the D.C. region.
- Laura Vozzella Reporter, Washington Post
- Stephen Farnsworth Professor, The University of Mary Washington
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