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.
Small businesses across America are struggling in the current economic tsunami. With small firms creating some eighty percent of new jobs for the past two decades, we look at how small businesses are fairing, hear the “David vs. Goliath” challenges they face in gaining federal contracts, and explore what some creative local entrepreneurs are doing to survive.
- Manny Hidalgo Executive Director, Latino Economic Development Corporation
- Nora Partlow Owner, St. Elmo's Coffee Pub (Delray/Alexandria,VA)
- Eddie Velasquez Owner, DeJaBel Cafe
- Lloyd Chapman President, American Small Business League
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