Real Talk with Election Candidates

 

Real Talk with Election Candidates

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Columbia, Maryland: With the 2016 primary elections approaching, Dr. David Anderson sat down with Maryland state election hopefuls on Wednesday April 21st. Elizabeth Embry (mayoral candidate in Baltimore), Rep. Donna Edwards, and Rep. Chris Van Hollen, both seeking to replace Senator Barbara Mikulski, took time out of their hectic schedules to sit with Real Talk with Dr. David Anderson. The candidates discussed their positions on a wide range of issues including mass incarceration in the U.S., the Baltimore riots, and their vision and plan to impact the nation. Van Hollen, the representative for Maryland’s 8th Congressional district, believes there is “much work to do in the state of Maryland and across the country,” and that as a nation “we have a long way to go to beat the struggle of equal opportunity.” Edwards, who serves as the representative for Maryland’s 4th Congressional district, believes she provides a unique perspective as a child who grew up in a very middle class family, and whose father served in the United States Air Force for almost 30 years. She stands to support and represent middle and working class families by providing them greater opportunities. Interviews with both Van Hollen and Edwards can be viewed in their entirety on: www.bcctv.org. For more information about Chris Van Hollen you can visit: www.vanhollen.org. For more information about Donna Edwards you can visit: www.donnaedwardsforsenate.com. Upcoming …. Real Talk with Dr. Anderson, ABC 2 will feature Elizabeth Embry, a Baltimore City native whose running for Mayor and hopes to set herself apart among an extensive list of mayoral candidates including, former Mayor Shelia Dixon, as well as, current Maryland State Senate member Catherine Pugh. Embry, who considers herself a “fixer,” wants change, and believes she’s the right woman for the city of Baltimore. You can view the interview with Elizabeth Embry this Sunday morning on “Real Talk with Dr. David Anderson” at 10:00 a.m. on ABC2. For more info about Elizabeth Embry you can visit: www.embryforbaltimore.org. As the race for state office continues, and with only a week before primaries, Real Talk with Dr. David Anderson is providing you the platform to make informed decisions about candidates, so that we can build bridges across political lines, and ensure a safe and hopeful Baltimore for years to come.