Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
It’s been nearly a year since French youths took to the streets in weeks of violent rioting. With slow progress on issues like unemployment, observers fear a resurgence in violence. Join Kojo for an update on the French riots and a look at lingering political and social tensions.
- Cathy Schneider Associate professor, School of International Service, American University
- Eros Sana Member, VETO; also a member of France's Green Party
- Patrick Weil Senior Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States; Also Director of the Center for the Study of Immigration, Integration, and Citizenship Policies at the Sorbonne
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