The Port of Baltimore in Baltimore, Md. in 2014.

The Port of Baltimore in Baltimore, Md. in 2014.

With one week left to go before Maryland’s primary elections, Democratic candidates Chris Van Hollen and Donna Edwards are in the last stretch of a year-long race to distinguish themselves for the state’s open U.S. Senate seat. On trade in particular, both candidates have attempted to position themselves as the best representative of the American worker. Ahead of their face-off Kojo will examine Maryland’s economy and this race through the lens of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest trade deal in a generation.


  • Lori Wallach Director of Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch
  • Joshua Meltzer Senior fellow in Global Economy and Development, Brookings Institute

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