The Politics of O'Malley's Middle East Trip By Joel McCord & Karen Hosler • Apr 26, 2013 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Credit Kyle Leslie & Matt Purdy / WYPR Listen Listening... / 3:25 The Politics of O'Malley's Middle East trip. WYPR's Joel McCord and Karen Hosler talk about why Governor O'Malley's trip to Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian territories is similar to domestic visits to Iowa and New Hampshire. Tags: Martin O'MalleyElection 2016Inside Maryland PoliticsFeaturesIsrael Related Content Policy Advice for Governor O'Malley 1 year ago How Can O'Malley Keep Momentum? 1 year ago Is Senate President Mike Miller The Man Behind O'Malley's Success? 1 year ago View the discussion thread.