Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy discusses his efforts to address gang violence. Plus, D.C. Councilmember Trayon White joins us to recap the "grocery march" protesting food deserts east of the Anacostia River.
Representatives Tom Davis and Jim Moran of Virginia, and Connie Morella and Albert Wynn of Maryland join Kojo to talk about the current session in Congress.
- Tom Davis Chair of the Government Reform Committee, US House of Representatives
- Rep. Connie Morella (R-Md) Chairwoman of the House Government Reform Subcommittee on the District
- Rep. Albert Wynn Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Maryland, 4th District); Candidate for re-election
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