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I Hate Politics Podcast

Feb 25, 2022

In this mega-episode, Sunil Dasgupta talks with four candidates running for Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office in the June 2022 primary. The State’s Attorney race is a down ballot contest often ignored by voters but one of the most important independently-elected offices in local politics. The candidates...


Feb 18, 2022

Sunil Dasgupta speaks to three-term and term-limited councilmember Hans Riemer who is now running for Montgomery County Executive in a four-way race with incumbent Marc Elrich, fellow councilmember Tom Hucker, and Rockville businessman David Blair. Riemer talks about the county’s pandemic response. Music for this...


Feb 11, 2022

There are over 100,000 people on the US transplant list, and on average 17 die each day from the lack of organs. For this episode going into Valentine's Day, Sunil Dasgupta talks to local residents Ashley Waters, organizer of City of Frederick’s Oktoberfest, and Eric Saul, publisher of The Takoma Torch, about their...


Feb 4, 2022

Sunil Dasgupta speaks to Tim Adams, mayor of the City of Bowie, in Maryland. Adams is a businessman who built a large federal contracting firm starting out from the trunk of his car and continued to lead and grow his business even after he became wheelchair-bound almost two decades ago following a spinal cord injury. In...