D.C. Council Member Jack Evans (D-Ward 2) and Maryland Sen. Jamin Raskin (D-Montgomery County) join the Politics Hour team in the studio.
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.
- 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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