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Strange days are here: August in Washington

Political Theater, Episode 262

August in Washington can be a strange time. Enjoy it.
August in Washington can be a strange time. Enjoy it. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

August can be a strange month, especially in a place like Washington. On one hand, things are slow. Congress goes on recess. People take vacations. On the other hand, kids head back to school. It’s peak political primary season. How different is it from other places? Brandon Wetherbee of Recommend If You Like magazine drops by to riff on the dog days, the Cubs’ microphone system, Michael Keaton, Dan Snyder and lost movies, among other topics. 

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