Columbus on the Record Blog
February 27, 2015
Gov. John Kasich’s Hard Sell on Taxes; Ted Strickland Returns
WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at John Kasich’s efforts to sell his tax plan to GOP lawmakers and Ted Strickland’s bid for US Senate.
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:
October 16, 2012
Watch Debate Reaction In Real Time
Watch the debate and follow along as a select group of “Columbus on the Record Approved” commentators react.
October 11, 2012
Mitt’s Debate Win Helped Ohio’s Undecided Decide, For Now
Based on the first post-debate polls, the President Obama’s support in Ohio remains the same, but Mitt Romney appears to have convinced the few remaining undecided votes to lean towards him.
September 25, 2012
2012 Shapes Up As Repeat of 2004
The incumbent president is despised by supporters of the opposite party. Voters feel the country is on the wrong track. The challenger is wealthy, a little stiff, and from Massachusetts.