Blog Archives

Governor John Kasich’s Medicaid Expansion End-Run

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss Governor Kasich’s risky move to bypass the state legislature to expand Medicaid and rising tensions over the Columbus School levy.

Facial Recognition Controversy, The Legacy of John Gilligan

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide analysis of several topics including police use of facial recognition software and the legacy of former Ohio Governor John Gilligan.

Columbus School Levy Campaign- Tough Love, Tough Sell

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including the start of the Columbus School Levy campaign.

Obama Keeps Ohio Blue, Keeps The White House

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of this week’s election, why the winners won, wny the losers lost.

The Final Days, More Auto Bailout Word Parsing

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of the final days of Campaign 2012.

Obama Bounces Back, Early Voting Hours Finally Set

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel analyze the impact of the second presidential debate on Ohio voters and the restoration of in-person early voting the weekend before the election.

Obama’s Widening Ohio Lead, Mandel’s Two-Term Promise

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including the widening gap in the Ohio polls between President Obama and Mitt Romney.

Why Not Weekend Voting?

Mike Thompson and his panel look the ongoing controversy over in-person voting on weekends. They also analyze the latest poll results which show President Obama with a narrow lead over Mitt Romney.

Sherrod Brown Goes Positive, Democrats Rejoice

Perhaps it’s the Olympic spirit, perhaps it’s laying the ground work for the fall campaign but Sherrod Brown is running his first positive ad.

Gay Marriage Helped Bush In ’04, Will It Help Mitt in ’12?

This week Mike Thompson and his panel look at the impact President Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage will have on the presidential race in Ohio.