50 years ago, the Poor People's Campaign advocated for economic justice for poor Americans. What does that fight look like today?
A new poll suggests Prince George’s County Executive is best poised to beat Maryland’s Republican governor. The D.C. Council tangles over how to pay for legislation mandating paid family leave. And Virginia’s Lt. Governor Ralph Northam is in studio. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Mark Plotkin Political Analyst
- Ralph Northam Democratic Candidate, Lieutenant Governor, Virginia; Member, Virginia Senate (D-6th District); @RalphNortham
- Phil Mendelson Chairman, D.C. Council (D); @ChmnMendelson
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