PBS NewsHour

Mayor's scandal further fuels Baltimore's political cynicism

Clip: 04/26/2019 | 6m 35s Video has closed captioning.

Baltimore is once again beset by allegations of corruption. The city’s mayor, Catherine Pugh, is accused of bestowing contracts and political favors on companies and organizations that purchased large orders of her book. The scandal, plus rising crime and a lack of economic opportunity, keep Baltimore residents cynical about government. William Brangham talks to Paul Jay of the Real News Network.

Aired: 04/26/19

Rating: NR

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