Archives: Matt Borges

Primary Colors: GOP races and Tea Party challengers

Primary day is here, and we haven’t seen tons of attack ads. But that doesn’t mean all’s quiet in the Buckeye State. Today we’ll take a look at Ohio’s primary system, and examine the threat the Tea Party poses to GOP incumbents this year. We’ll also discuss why electoral excitement is low, and what states can do to boost turnout.

The Future of Ohio’s GOP

There’s a growing rift in the Ohio Republican Party; some feel the old guard has become obsessed with winning elections, and has abandoned traditional values. Others fear veering from the center could be political suicide. This hour we’ll talk with Republicans on both sides of the divide and take a look at the future of the Republican party in Ohio