Keiffer Mitchell Jr.

Christopher Connelly / WYPR

The General Assembly session is around the corner and in 2015, Annapolis will be without some familiar faces. WYPR's Fraser Smith talks to Del. Keiffer Mitchell (D-Baltimore) about his time in elected office and what's next for Maryland's Democratic Party.

Christopher Connelly/WYPR

As the General Assembly session nears a close, WYPR’s Senior News Analyst Fraser Smith and state house reporter Christopher Connelly talk about two key pieces of legislation: the governor's proposal to raise the minimum wage, and a bid to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana.

WYPR's Fraser Smith talks to Keiffer Mitchell, Jr. about the increase in black political leadership since the March on Washington in 1963, and the suggestion that he might be Doug Gansler's gubernatorial running mate in 2014.