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.

Overriding Vetoes

Jan 22, 2016


Fraser Smith and Bryan Sears, of the Daily Record, talk about counting votes and overriding vetoes.

Hogan Strong

Jan 15, 2016

WYPR's news director Joel McCord, and Karen Hosler, of the WYPR news team, talk about the respect Gov. Larry Hogan has gotten, from both sides of the aisle, for the way he's handled his non Hodgkin's Lymphoma fight.


Fraser Smith and John Fritze of the Baltimore Sun's Washington Bureau, discuss Congresswoman Donna Edwards' complaints about reporters' word choices in covering the Baltimore unrest and the takeover of federal property in Oregon.


Senior News Analyst Fraser Smith and Luke Broadwater, of the Baltimore Sun, talk about upcoming city elections and the possibility of large scale turnover on the City Council.


Senior News Analyst Fraser Smith and Mileah Kromer, head of the Goucher Poll, talk about Donald Trump's continuing strong poll numbers. Kromer concedes she was wrong in July.


Fraser Smith and WYPR's John Lee talk about air conditioning in Baltimore County Schools and how that relates to the 2018 governor's race.


Fraser Smith and Andy Green, of the Baltimore Sun's editorial board, talk about good things that are happening in Baltimore, some of them related to the Freddie Gray case.


Fraser Smith and Bryan Sears, of The Daily Record, discuss Gov. Larry Hogan's continuing Maryland honeymoon.


Fraser Smith and Melissa Deckman, chair of the political science department at Washington College, discuss Martin O'Malley's performance in the second Democratic presidential primary debate and its effect on his chances in Iowa.

Fraser Smith and John Fritze, of the Baltimore Sun's Washington Bureau, examine the politics of immigration and refugees.