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- Erin Cox Maryland politics reporter, Washington Post; @ErinatThePost
- Peter Newsham Chief of Police, Metropolitan Police Department (Washington, DC); @ChiefNewsham
- Charles Allen Member, D.C. Council (D-Ward 6); @charlesallen
- Neal Simon Independent candidate for US Senate (MD); CEO of Bronfman Rothschild; @nealjsimon
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