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 – June 23, 2017

D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham discusses the ACLU lawsuit against MPD officers for their actions during Inauguration Day protests. And Democratic candidate for Maryland Governor Alec Ross is in studio.

The Politics Hour – June 16, 2017

We speak to the Democratic winner of the Virginia gubernatorial primary, current Lt. Governor Ralph Northam, about his general election strategy. And D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson joins us to discuss the budget and streetcar, and to remember former Councilmember Jim Graham.

The Politics Hour – June 9, 2017

We get an update on Tuesday's Virginia primary at the top, then D.C. Council Member Trayon White (D-Ward 8) joins us. Plus, Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette on why he's stepping down at the end of his term.

The Politics Hour – June 2, 2017

Republican State Senator Frank Wagner makes the case for his bid for Virginia Governor.

The Politics Hour – May 26, 2017

D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen joins us to discuss his "sneaker subsidy" for those who dont drive to work. And At-Large Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich will be in studio to talk about the fate of the Purple Line, the county budget, and his candidacy for County Executive.

The Politics Hour – May 19, 2017

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser joins us to discuss a brewing scandal over top officials getting preferential treatment in the school lottery from the former schools chancellor. Plus, Kojo and Tom interview Virginia's Lt. Governor and gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam.

The Politics Hour – May 12, 2017

Prince William County's Corey Stewart takes heat for defending Confederate symbols in his bid for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in Virginia. And D.C. Councilmember David Grosso explains why he wants the District to defer tax cuts.

The Politics Hour: May 5, 2017

Democratic Virginia gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello is in studio to discuss his campaign and the upcoming June primary. Plus, Malinda Miles, newly re-elected Mayor of Mount Rainier join us.

The Politics Hour – April 28, 2017

D.C. Council Member Kenyan McDuffie joins us to discuss his bill to regulate home sharing services like Airbnb. And Maryland State Sen. Richard Madaleno swings by to talk about the Purple Line, Metro, and voter rolls in Montgomery County.

The Politics Hour: April 21, 2017

Kojo speaks with Maryland's Attorney General Brian Frosh about his office's expanded powers granted in the most recent General Assembly session. We also discuss the latest plan to make Metro solvent with Metro Board member and Arlington County Board member Christian Dorsey.

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