A D.C. cannabis activist moves to Maryland to organize against a Republican Congressperson. Virginia's legislature is back for a special session to craft a budget, but will Medicaid expansion continue to be a sticking point? All that and more on the Politics Hour.
After five runs –and losses– for D.C. mayor, longtime political fixture Carol Schwartz is sharing the story behind from her personal and professional triumphs and challenges. In her new 744-page memoir “Quite A Life! From Defeat to Defeat … and Back,” Schwartz recalls her turbulent childhood in Midland, Texas, and her political awakening in Washington, D.C. Kojo sits down with Schwartz to discuss her darkest moments and what inspired her return to the campaign trail year after year.
- Carol Schwartz Author, "Quite A Life!"; Former D.C. Councilmember and D.C. mayoral candidate
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