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.
As a farm bill winds its way through Capitol Hill, we often assume that its primary beneficiaries are farmers in rural states. But farm legislation also affects urban residents living with hunger. From food stamps to the distribution of surpluses, Kojo explores the links between agricultural policies and vulnerable local communities.
- George Jones Executive Director, Bread for the City
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