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.
When a story like swine flu takes over the American media, a lot of other news gets pushed off the front page and out of the evening broadcast. Join Kojo as we catch up on the stories making big news elsewhere — and get another perspective on the stories we approach from an American prism.
- Susan Glasser Executive Editor, Foreign Policy Magazine
- Jose Carreno Op-ed Page Editor, El Universal (Mexico)
- Camille Elhassani Senior White House Producer, Al Jazeera English
- Mark Gevisser Author, "A Legacy of Liberation: Thabo Mbeki and the Future of the South African Dream" (Palgrave Macmillan); Southern Africa correspondent, The Nation
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