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 was a busy weekend in Afghanistan, where the prime challenger to Afghan President Hamid Karzai dropped out of the presidential runoff election. The Afghanistan Election Commission declared Karzai the winner. What really happened in Kabul, what are ordinary Afghans are saying about it, and why Americans should care.
- Masood Aziz Former Diplomat, Embassy of Afghanistan to the United States, now an independent foreign policy analyst
- Josh Rogin Writes The Cable blog at Foreign Policy magazine, where he's a national security and foreign policy journalist.
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