The Kojo Nnamdi Show: Politics Hour

The Kojo Nnamdi Show: Politics Hour

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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.More from The Kojo Nnamdi Show: Politics Hour »

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The Politics Hour – May 20, 2016

D.C.'s self-government moves get slapped down in Congress and court. Montgomery County lawmakers put their money where their mouth is on school spending. And Fairfax County disciplines a fire official over inappropriate social media posts.

The Politics Hour – May 13, 2016

Congress holds a hearing on the District's latest push for budget autonomy. Virginia's Attorney General issues an opinion on gay and transgender rights. And Metro's woes continue.

The Politics Hour – May 6, 2016

Metro announces its maintenance plan--and the service disruptions it will cause. Election watchdogs question Baltimore primary results. And Republicans in our region are put on the spot about supporting GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The Politics Hour – April 29, 2016

Kojo reviews Maryland's primary results and what they mean for the region and November's elections. The Supreme Court hears arguments in the case of Virginia's former governor. And a major funder of youth programs in the District is bankrupt.

The Politics Hour – April 22, 2016

The D.C. Council bans pot clubs. A federal court in Virginia rules in favor of a transgender high school teen. And Pepco says it will raise rates by 10 percent.

The Politics Hour – April 15, 2016

Congressional Republicans smack down a request to help fund Metro. Maryland lawmakers pass a major crime reform package. And Virginia's governor wants to shield drug companies making lethal injection drugs.

The Politics Hour – April 8, 2016

Maryland approves a $5.6 billion dollar contract for the Purple Line. The D.C. Council reverses itself on pot clubs--again. And Virginia's governor vetoes a bill allowing parents to block explicit literature.

The Politics Hour – April 1, 2016

Metro warns it may need to shut down entire rail lines for repairs in the future. Maryland Democrats maneuver to avoid the governor's veto pen. And Virginia's governor shoots down a "religious freedom" bill.

The Politics Hour – March 25, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with David Trone, a Democratic candidate for the U.S House seat representing Maryland's 8th district.

The Politics Hour – March 18, 2016

Donna Edwards (Md-4) and Rep. Chris Van Hollen (Md-8) will square off in the first official debate among the Democratic candidates running for Maryland's open seat in the U.S. Senate.

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