September 5, 2014
Just How Hard Is It To Vote In Ohio?
Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including: Republican efforts to require voters have photo ID, a federal court ruling reinstating early voting in Ohio
August 29, 2014
Who’s To Blame For Ed FitzGerald Campaign Troubles?
Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including:Who is to blame for Ed FitzGerald’s collapsing campaign for Ohio Governor;
August 22, 2014
The Far Right Takes Aim At Common Core In Ohio
Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at efforts to repeal Ohio’s Common Core education standards; Ed FitzGerald’s reeling campaign, and the militarization of local police.
August 15, 2014
OSU President Michael Drake on Marching Band, Vision for OSU
WOSU’s Mike Thompson interviews Ohio State University Michael Drake at The Columbus Metropolitan Club. Drake discusses the Marching Band controversy and other topics.
August 8, 2014
Ed FitzGerald’s Very Tough Week
Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including: Ed FitzGerald’s floundering campaign for Ohio Governor and fired OSU Band Director Jon Waters’ media tour.
August 1, 2014
Ed FitzGerald Faces Uncomfortable Questions; OSU Band Scandal
Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at questions Ed FitzGerald faces about an early morning incident with a female friend and the latest in the OSU Marching Band scandal.
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August 2, 2013
Governor John Kasich’s Jobs Record
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including John Kasichâ€™s jobs record, Ted Stricklandâ€™s endorsement of Ed FitzGerald for governor.
February 13, 2013
List of Services To Be Taxes Under Governor John Kasich’s Plan
Governor Kasich is out with a long list of services that would be subject to a new 5 percent sales tax. Here’s the list.
December 12, 2012
Five Things That Would Indicate A John Kasich White House Bid
Of course Governor Kasich must win re-election first, but here are five things that would indicate he’s laying the groundwork for a White House run.
December 5, 2012
Why WOSU Won’t Use The Term “Fiscal Cliff”
Like the word, “Woo”, WOSU reporters are banned from using the term “Fiscal Cliff”.
November 30, 2012
OK, The Electionâ€™s Over, Now What?
Campaign 2012 is giving way to Policy 2013. As this year’s political dust starts to settle, new dust will soon stir in Washington, at the Statehouse and at Columbus City Hall.
November 7, 2012
How The Heck Did Mitt Romney Lose Ohio??
If you woke to President Obama’s raw numbers the morning after the 2012 Ohio election, you’d probably be convinced that Mitt Romney won Ohio and quite possibly the presidency. You’d be wrong.
October 31, 2012
Confused By All The Polls? Try Averaging
If you are banging your head against the wall trying to keep up with the ups and downs of the latest polls, we suggest poll-results-averaging.
October 22, 2012
Five Takeaways from Poll Showing Romney Gaining In Ohio
Quinnipiac is out with its latest poll of likely Ohio voters. It shows that Republican Mitt Romney has cut President Obama’s lead in half over the last month. Here are five things the poll tells us: