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May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Relief to Traffic Congestion Nowhere in Sight

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aikens and the panel discuss traffic congestion, climate change, the Damascus High School rape scandal, the new mayor of Baltimore and the fallout from the Mueller report. This week’s panel of political observers features Elbridge James, Evan Young, Laurie Halverson, and […]

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May 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Cuts to Promised County Employee Raises

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss the Council cut to promised County employee pay increases, the resignation of Baltimore Mayor Pugh, the vote for Maryland House Speaker, and more. This week’s panel of political observers […]

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April 29, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Fiscal Impact Statements for New County Legislation?

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss Council legislation to require fiscal impact statements, who will be the next Maryland House Speaker, Hogan’s presidential aspirations, and the Mueller report. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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April 25, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Ike Leggett to Discuss ‘Politics of Radical Inclusion’ with Montgomery College President

Former Montgomery County Executive Isiah “Ike” Leggett will join Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard to discuss the “politics of radical inclusion” on April 30. This conversation is part of the 2018-2019 presidential dialogue series, which aims to explore the complexities of inclusion in the face of a polarized political climate nationwide. “Building communities in which […]

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April 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Mulling 2020 Run, Criticizes Republican Loyalty to the ‘Dear Leader’

Hogan Says He’s Considering a 2020 Presidential Run in New Hampshire Will Gov. Larry Hogan will pose a primary challenge to President Donald Trump? While speaking at a Politics and Eggs event at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, Hogan was asked if he was going to announce he’s entering the 2020 race. Gov. […]

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April 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Women in Politics, Remembering Mike Busch

Susan Heltemes fills in for Casey Aiken as host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss the Maryland legislative session, Montgomery County under new management, women in politics, and the unexpected death of Maryland House Speaker Mike Busch. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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April 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Another Potomac Crossing?

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the need for another bridge over the Potomac, the impact of the recent County Council attacks on the police, and an update on the Maryland legislative session as it draws to a close on April 8. […]

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April 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Rockville Town Square and Pay Increases for County Employees

Susan Heltemes is the guest host for the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Heltemes and the panel discuss the state of Rockville Town Square, proposed pay increases for county employees by County Executive Marc Elrich, Governor Hogan’s political aspirations, and the Mueller report. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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March 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Damascus High Rape & Prince George’s County Murder Cases

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss the Damascus High rape case, the hiring of the next Chief of Police as Manger retires this month, and the murder of a Prince George’s teen involving MS-13 gang members. This week’s panel of political observers features […]

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March 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

21 This Week: Systemic Racism in County Government & Hogan’s Political Aspirations

Casey Aiken hosts the latest episode of 21 This Week. On this week’s show, Aiken and the panel discuss Marc Elrich’s first 100 days in office, systemic racism in county government, 60 percent of Maryland high school graduates can’t read at the 10th-grade level, Hogan’s political future, and the decay in Baltimore. This week’s panel of […]

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