Local Politics, Ethics and Public Appearance

Local Politics, Ethics and Public Appearance

Being an elected official has its perks. But the voters who elect our leaders expect those perks won't be abused, and that those leaders will abide by a code of written and unwritten ethical guidelines. We look at recent controversies...

Being an elected official has its perks. But the voters who elect our leaders expect those perks won't be abused, and that those leaders will abide by a code of written and unwritten ethical guidelines. We look at recent controversies surrounding local elected leaders, and explore the intersection of politics, power and personal ethics.

Guests

Andrew A. Green

Opinion Editor, The Baltimore Sun

James Thurber

Director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, American University

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The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.