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Ohio Democrats Vow To Fight A War For Women

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss Democrats plan to use abortion as a 2014 campaign issue, Todd Portune’s decision on whether to run for governor.

Gov. John Kasich Stirs Presidential Run Speculation

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including rising speculation about John Kasich’s presidential ambitions.

Veterans Memorial Could Fade Away

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including plans to replace Vets Memorial with a new arts center .

Barack Obama’s Agenda, GOP Considers Electoral College Change

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel look at how President Obama’s agenda might affect Ohio and GOP suggested changes to Ohio’s electoral college system..

Heartbeat Bill Stops Beating, For Now

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including the Ohio Senate’s blocking of the anti-abortion “Heartbeat Bill”.

The Senate Bill Five TV Ad Wars

This week, WOSU Public Media’s “Columbus on the Record” panelists discuss the Issue 2 (SB5) ads wars, which features a grandmother who got included in a supporters’ commercial.

Ohio as a GOP Presidential Battleground

Panelists discuss state data that show eight in 10 unionized government workers in Ohio would pay more toward their health insurance premiums if voters retain the collective bargaining law

1,298,301 Signatures Collected In Favor Of Collective Bargaining

We Are Ohio, the group leading the Senate Bill 5 referendum effort, collected a million more signatures than the 231,000 required to have SB5 placed before voters this autumn.

Ohio Senate Budget Cuts Lawmakers Pay, Restricts Abortion

This week Columbus on the Record panelists discuss the expected changes to the Ohio Senate budget, which would cut legislators’ pay and cut Governor’s John Kasich’s JobsOhio role.

Tuesday Round-Up – Toledo Casino Widens Lead on Others

As other projects are stalled or slowed, Toledo’s casino takes shape. A proposed change to the Ohio budget would restrict abortions. New York tabs are having a field day with a certain congressman’s photography and texting.