Blog Archives

Mitt Romeny’s Ohio Bounce

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including Mitt Romney’s surge in Ohio polls, Ohio’s early voting fight moves to the US Supreme Court.

Obama Leads In Ohio; More Trouble for Columbus Schools

Mike Thompson and his panel at President Obama’s rising poll numbers in Ohio and why another moderate is leaving Congress.

School Attendance Rigging, Penn State’s Shadow

Mike Thompson and his panel look allegations of attendance rigging in the Columbus City Schools and the shadow of the Penn State penalties on OSU and other big time college sports programs.

Bain Capital, Early Voting, Columbus Police Shootings

Mike Thompson and his panel look at President Obama’s attacks on Mitt Romney and his former company Bain Capital. They also look at the issue of in-person early voting the weekend before the election.

Despite Ruling, Ohio Lawmakers Forgo Health Care Provisions

Mike Thompson and his panel look at the Kasich Administrations refusal to implement parts of the Affordable (Health) Care Act two weeks after it was upheld by the US Supreme Court.

The Worth Of A College Education

This week Mike Thompson and his panel look at the value of a college degree: Does everyone need to go to college? Is the student debt load worth it?

Romney, Obama Hone Economic Messages In Ohio

This week Mike Thompson and his panel look at how Mitt Romney’s and President Obama’s economic messages will play in Ohio.

Ohio’s Undecided – Small In Number, Strong In Clout

This week Mike Thompson and his panel look at the dwindling but important number of undecided voters in Ohio’s presidential race.

The ‘Bain’ Of Mitt’s Existence

This week Mike Thompson and his panel look at Mitt Romney’s career as head of Bain Capital, the private equity firm credited with saving some companies and accused of gutting others.

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.