Inside Maryland Politics

WYPR Senior News Analyst Fraser Smith and his guests break down recent political news in Maryland.

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6 am and 8:45 am.

Shaking up gun control debate

Jun 17, 2016

    

Fraser Smith and John Fritze, of the Baltimore Sun's Washington Bureau, discuss potential changes in the gun control debate now that the GOP's presumptive nominee has veered from party orthodoxy.

A city government shutdown? Really?

Jun 8, 2016

    

Fraser Smith and Luke Broadwater, of the Baltimore Sun's City Hall bureau, talk about the possibility of a city government shutdown if city council members don't get what they want.

Keeping their powder dry on Port Covington

Jun 3, 2016

    

Fraser Smith and Adam Bednar, of the Daily Record, talk about how residents of South Baltimore communities feel about the proposed Under Armour development at Port Covington.

What the Nero verdict means; or doesn't mean

May 25, 2016

Fraser Smith and Kenneth Burns, of the WYPR news team, talk about the acquittal of Officer Edward Nero in the Freddie Gray case and try to parse the meaning for the trials to come.

    

Former GOP speech writer Richard Cross explains to Fraser Smith his high opinion of Democratic mayoral nominee Catherine Pugh.

Baltimore's election mess

May 18, 2016

    

Fraser Smith and Luke Broadwater, of the Baltimore Sun, take up the state Board of Elections' review of the city's primary results.

The politics of air conditioning

May 13, 2016

    

Fraser Smith and Bryan Sears, of The Daily Record, take on the politics of air conditioning schools.

City Council wants more power

May 11, 2016

Fraser Smith and Andy Green of the Baltimore Sun's editorial board, discuss the City Council's effort to change the city charter to gain more fiscal control and how that could play out in an election year.   

Fraser Smith and John Lee, of the WYPR news team, talk about Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's relationship with Democratic mayoral nominee Catherine Pugh, her relationship with Gov. Larry Hogan and how that could change things for the city and the county.

City elections not over yet. We think.

May 4, 2016

    

Fraser Smith and John Lee, of the WYPR news team, discuss challenges to the results of last week's election.

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