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 »
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.