With less than a week to go before election day in Maryland, Kojo sits down with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alec Ross.
Guest Host: Jennifer Golbeck
President Obama is moving forward with executive actions aimed at tightening gun restrictions, while in our region, Virginia’s Attorney General Mark Herring announced the Commonwealth will no longer recognize the concealed carry permits of two dozen other states. Gun rights advocates vow to push back. We explore how the debate will shape the political landscape in the swing state of Virginia as the 2016 presidential race heats up.
- Robert Holsworth Political Analyst, VirginiaToday.com; Former Dean, Virginia Commonwealth University's School of Government and Public Affairs
- Mark Herring Attorney General, Virginia (D)
- Lars Dalseide Public Affairs Media Liaison, NRA-Institute for Legislative Action, National Rifle Association
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