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Our guest Carol Schwartz was an elected official in Washington, D.C. spanning four decades. Though a Republican then, where the voter registration was against her 11 to 1, she ran for Mayor, coming close to defeating Marion Barry in 1994—still the closest Mayoral general election in the city’s history. (She has been a registered Independent since 2013.) Her just-published autobiography 'Quite a Life! From Defeat to Defeat…And Back' chronicles the 73-year-old’s journey from Midland, Texas, to becoming a D.C. political fixture. Let's hear her views on life in Washington, D.C. today!