Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Swecker is in studio. And Aisha Braveboy, candidate for Prince George's State's Attorney, joins us.
Throughout this year’s presidential election, fake news has thrived online, lending credence to various local conspiracy theories tying Hillary Clinton to the murder of a DNC staffer and the trafficking of children at a Chevy Chase pizza restaurant. Kojo explores the local consequences of bogus news stories that have spread from Internet message boards to more mainstream outlets.
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- Will Sommer Loose Lips Columnist, Washington City Paper
- Joel and Mary Rich Parents of DNC staffer Seth Rich
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