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.
Guest Host: Jim Asendio
For years, workers who produce microwave popcorn complained to a federal regulators about pulmonary problems. Now, doctors in Denver believe they’ve identified the first case of lung disease in a consumer exposed to microwave popcorn fumes. If you eat microwave popcorn, should you be concerned? Join Kojo for an update on the illness known as “popcorn lung.”
- Dr. David Michaels Research Professor and Associate Chairman, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services
- John Hallagan General Counsel, Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association (FEMA)
- Marc Freedman Director of Labor Law Policy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
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