Cool nights, warm days, rain possible this week – As fall gets underway, we’re still seeing some warm temperatures during the daytime. Today we’re expected to get a high around 79 degrees with a nighttime low of 70, according to the National Weather Service. Tuesday is expected to be a little warmer, with a high of 80. There’s a chance of showers Tuesday night into Wednesday afternoon. Wednesday and Thursday highs are predicted around 74 degrees, with lows dropping into the upper 50s. Friday is expected to be mild with a high of 76 and a 50 percent chance of rain.
Council to review public financing bill – The Montgomery County Council has scheduled Tuesday the final reading of a bill that would put in place a public financing system for local elections. The bill would set up a system in which candidates can receive money from a public fund to run in the local primary and general elections. In order to do so, candidates must raise a minimum amount then would receive matching contributions for campaign donations that are less than $150. The idea behind the bill is that it could create a system where small donors have more influence in elections where large special interests often dominate with large campaign donations.
Hillary Clinton scheduled to appear in Potomac – The speculative presidential candidate and former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, is scheduled to appear at a private home in Potomac on Tuesday for an Anthony Brown fundraiser. Lt. Gov. Brown is running for governor. The Sunlight Foundation posted an invitation to the event on its Political Party Time blog, which shows the event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday night at the home of David Trone, an owner Total Wine and More. Brown held a fundraiser with Bill Clinton in Potomac in May. He said after that event he brought in more than $1 million for his campaign.
Swimsuit fashion show at Co2 Lounge – The lounge at Cesco Osteria on Woodmont Avenue will showcase the swimsuit collection of local designer Tala Raasi as part of a fashion show Tuesday night from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets to the event are $20 and include hors d’oeuvres and a complimentary drink. The lounge is located at 7401 Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda.
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