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.
Americans love our Coke and Pepsi, but are soft drinks making us fat? Talk of a “soda tax” to discourage consumption and raise revenues has energized both both health advocates and libertarians. We’ll explore how a tax on sugared beverages would impact obesity and the nation’s coffers.
- Michael Jacobson Director, Center for Science in the Public Interest
- Susan Neeley President and CEO, American Beverage Association
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