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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 Kasich’s jobs record, Ted Strickland’s endorsement of Ed FitzGerald for governor.

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.

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.

Why WOSU Won’t Use The Term “Fiscal Cliff”

Like the word, “Woo”, WOSU reporters are banned from using the term “Fiscal Cliff”.

OK, The Election’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.

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.

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.

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:

Watch Debate Reaction In Real Time

Watch the debate and follow along as a select group of “Columbus on the Record Approved” commentators react.

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.

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.

Five Ways The Romney Secret Video Could Help Him Win

Many say Mitt Romney is sunk by the release of the secret video recorded at a Florida fundraiser. But comebacks are possible. Here are five things that could lead to a Romney comeback.

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