D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman talks about yet another contentious D.C. Council meeting and the latest coronavirus news. And Arlington County Board Chair Libby Garvey talks about how the county is handling the pandemic and rethinking policing.
A razor thin race has Montgomery County, Md. residents wondering just who their next County Executive will be. D.C. Councilmember Elissa Silverman faces opposition in her re-election campaign despite winning in the primary. The search is on for a new D.C. Public Schools Chancellor more than four months after the previous one stepped down. All of that plus two people who took on incumbents to win Democratic Party nominations as Montgomery County and Alexandria City councilmembers.
Sorting political fact from fiction, and having fun while we’re at it. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
- Tom Sherwood Resident Analyst; Contributing Writer for Washington City Paper; @tomsherwood
- Canek Aguirre Democratic nominee for Alexandria City Council; Chair of the City of Alexandria’s Economic Opportunities Commission; @CanekForCouncil
- Gabe Albornoz Democratic nominee for Montgomery County Council (At-Large); Director of the Montgomery County Recreation Department; @gabe4council
- Andrew Metcalf Bethesda Beat editor, Bethesda Magazine; @AJwatchMD
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