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Another Democrat has decided to challenge incumbent Republican Andy Harris in Maryland's First Congressional Seat. Dave Hardin who served in the U.S. Agency for International Development told Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush that he believes he can pull together a coalition of Democrats, Republicans and Independents to ultimately bring the seat back into the Democratic fold.

India is now struggling with the second wave of COVID 19 with hospitals and cemeteries overwhelmed by the virus. The events have seen the Indian community in Delaware organizing relief efforts and keeping track of their loved ones and friends. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Muqtedar Khan, a professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Delaware about the impact of the virus in his home country.


The deadline for public comment on the latest assessment by Maryland officials ends today with many critics concerned about the focus on a third bridge route for the Chesapeake Bay that would land on Kent Island. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Bill Nevel who is chair of the Transportation Committee of the Broadneck Council of Communities which has sharply criticized the new report.

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With the January 6th storming of the nation's Capitol Building by Trump supporters around the claim that the presidential election was stolen, the question of political legitimacy has arisen. In Arizona, there is already a recount by a private firm which has sought the question the official state results. Host Don Rush talked with Phillip Lebel, Emeritus Professor of Economics at Montclair State University and author the new book "Risk and the State", about the political turbulance the nation is now experiencing.

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Activists have filed suit seeking the removal of the Talbot Boys statue that currently stands in front of the courthouse in Easton. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Richard Potter, president of the Talbot County Branch of the NAACP, about the impetus behind the legal action.

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