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 no secret unemployment is up nationwide. But the job market in the Washington region is stronger than average — and there are many positions still opening up. We explore the opportunities and discuss strategies for making yourself stand out from the crowd — whether you’re fresh out of undergrad, making a mid-level career change, or seeking to return to the workforce.
- Lily Whiteman Federal employee; "Careers Columnist" for the Federal Times; author, "How to Land a Top-Paying Federal Job:" (Amacom Books)
- Deborah Russell Director of Workforce Issues, AARP
- Robert Frick Senior Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
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