Politics

Fraser Smith and Mileah Kromer, of the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center at Goucher College, discuss the latest polling from Iowa and what that means for Governor Martin O'Malley's presidential chances.

    Fraser Smith and Todd Eberly, of St. Mary's College political science department, discuss former Governor Martin O'Malley's chances in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

 

Fraser Smith and Luke Broadwater, of the Baltimore Sun, discuss potential challengers to incumbent Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and former Mayor Sheila Dixon in next year's election.

 Fraser Smith and John Fritze, of the Baltimore Sun's Washington Bureau, discuss the pressure on Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin to oppose, or approve, the Iran nuclear deal.     

    

Fraser Smith and Karen Hosler, of the WYPR reporting team, discuss Governor Larry Hogan's plan for a redistricting commission for Maryland and Congressman Chris Van Hollen's effort to create one nationally.

As Baltimore continues to struggle with an unrelenting surge of murders and shootings, the city’s police department announced a new task force yesterday to help stop the bloodshed. The announcement comes after Baltimore ended its deadliest month since 1972.

Gov. Larry Hogan surprised Baltimore Thursday when he announced that he’ll be closing part of the city’s jail. The Men’s Detention Center, built in 1859, houses about 750 men who will be moved to nearby facilities. The decision comes after years of scandal and lawsuits.

“The Baltimore City Detention Center has been a black eye for our state for far too long,” Hogan said.

Fraser Smith and Mileah Kromer, of the Sarah T. Hughes Field Politics Center at Goucher College discuss the Donald Trump phenomenon.

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