The Cook County Board has voted on a sweetened beverage tax, to go into effect in July. John asks Board President Toni Preckwinkle why she thinks such a tax should be in place. Plus, Luis A. Miranda, Jr., father of Hamilton Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, joins John to tell him about his son’s writing process, and when he saw his ingenuity begin to bloom. And, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Washington Correspondent Tamar Hallerman discusses possible factors that went into the victory of Georgia Republican House Candidate Karen Handel.
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