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.

    

Fraser Smith and Andy Green, of the Baltimore Sun's editorial board, talk about the issues they think "presumptive mayor" Catherine Pugh ought to address before she takes office, assuming she wins in November.

    

News Director Joel McCord and WYPR's Karen Hosler talk about the Donna Edwards--Chris Van Hollen race to be the Democratic nominee to replace retiring Barbara Mikulski; what a recent poll suggests and the prospects for the General Election in November.

    

Fraser Smith and Andy Green, of the Baltimore Sun's editorial board, talk about Charter amendments the City Council has sent to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake that she has threatened to veto. Green says he hopes the council won't override at least one of those vetoes.

WYPR's Fraser Smith talks to Baltimore Sun Washington Correspondent John Fritze about how the White House got involved in the Senate race between Reps. Chris Van Hollen and Donna Edwards

WYPR's Frasier Smith talks to John Lee about the nuances and possible wrinkles in Maryland as early voting begins Thursday.

    

Fraser Smith and Luke Broadwater, of the Baltimore Sun, talk about the newspaper's latest poll, which gives state Senator Catherine Pugh a clear lead in the race to be Baltimore's next mayor, and the attack ads that followed.

  Fraser Smith and Karen Hosler, of the WYPR reporting team talk about Rep. John Delaney's most recent stunt--the billboard that circled the State house--to get Gov. Larry Hogan to take a stand on Donald Trump's GOP candidacy. And they ponder whether the Congressman has an ulterior motive.

Polling and the GOP

Mar 23, 2016

Fraser Smith and Mileah Kromer, head of the Goucher Poll, discuss the latest polling and what it tells us about divisions within the national Republican party.

The Baltimore bills

Mar 18, 2016

    

Fraser Smith and Luke Broadwater, of the Baltimore Sun, talk about the package of Baltimore bills that Democratic leaders in the General Assembly are backing.

Where's the mayor?

Mar 16, 2016

    

Fraser Smith and Kenneth Burns, of the WYPR reporting team, talk about the "Baltimore bills" in the General Assembly and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake's role in lobbying for them.

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