D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham talks about the George Floyd protests. Virginia Delegate Ibraheem Samirah talks about taking part in the demonstrations as an elected official. And D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen talks about election woes and police reform.
Mayor Muriel Bowser’s oversight of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education is being challenged by new proposed legislation in the Council. She joins us to discuss that plus a push to legalize sports gambling, the effort to overturn Initiative 77, and more. And Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., is running for re-election. He joins us in studio to discuss his campaign and his legislative priorities as his first term in Congress comes to a close.
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