December 12, 2014
Map Making Deal Making; Gov. John Kasich’s Western Tour
WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record look at the top issues in the news this week including: the redistricting deal at the statehouse; and John Kasich’s national tour.
December 5, 2014
Coleman’s and Portman’s Political Decisions; Race and Policing
Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s decision not to seek re-election, Rob Portman’s decision not to seek the presidency and other issues.
November 28, 2014
The Legacy of Ohio Governor Jim Rhodes
Mike Thompson looks back on the career and political legacy of four-term Ohio Governor James Rhodes with two long-time statehouse reporters.
November 21, 2014
OSU Band Culture Report, John Kasich’s Immigration Stance
Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at a task force report into the culture of the OSU Marching Band and John Kasich’s moderate stance on immigration reform .
November 14, 2014
Ohio Legislature’s Lame Duck Session May Not Be So Lame
Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the top stories in the news this week including a preview of what promises to be an eventful lame duck session of the Ohio legislature.
November 7, 2014
What’s Next for John Kasich, Ohio Democrats, Gay Marriage?
Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel analyze the November election results as well as a federal appeals court ruling upholding Ohio’s same-sex marriage ban.
Columbus on the Record Blog
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: