Polling place, Virginia

Polling place, Virginia

Unexpected twists are shaking up the crowded primaries in Virginia, including an incumbent dropping out late in the election due to alcoholism and accusations of antisemitism against a Democratic Congressional candidate who co-authored a book critical of Israel nearly three decades ago. We get an update on the most contentious races in Virginia before voters head to the polls next week.

Then we turn to Maryland and meet Tommie Thompson, who is running for Prince George’s County Executive, and James Jones, Jr., a Democratic candidate for for Governor.

All that plus the biggest political news from around the region.

Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we’re at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.


  • Jenna Portnoy Reporter, The Washington Post; @jennaportnoy
  • Tommie Thompson Democratic candidate for Prince George's County Executive
  • James Jones, Jr. Democratic candidate for Governor of Maryland
  • Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; Contributing Writer for Washington City Paper; @tomsherwood

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