Kojo and guests explore what you can learn about D.C. by riding its bus system.
Guest Host: Marc Fisher
The top ticket races in Virginia were decided handily a week ago, but the question of who the next attorney general will be is still up in the air. Democrat Mark Herring has taken a lead of 163 votes over Republican Mark Obenshain after the initial vote count, which was finalized yesterday. A recount is likely once the State Board of Elections review is finished on Nov. 25. We get an update on where things stand and how the process is unfolding.
- Michael Pope Northern Virginia reporter, WAMU; political reporter, Connection Newspapers; author, "Shotgun Justice: One Prosecutor's Crusade Against Crime and Corruption in Alexandria and Arlington"
- Bob Gibson Executive Director, Thomas C. Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership, University of Virginia
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A recent court decision allowed federal officials to resume processing visas offered to the many seasonal workers providing the labor behind the U.S. seafood industry. The prospect of a visa stoppage sent a panic through many seafood businesses in the mid-Atlantic region, who've come to depend on the visa program to fill manual labor jobs like picking crabs and shucking oysters. We explore why the visa program was caught in limbo and what's at stake for the seafood industry as things move forward.