December 5, 2014
Coleman’s and Portman’s Political Decisions; Race and Policing
Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s decision not to seek re-election, Rob Portman’s decision not to seek the presidency and other issues.
July 11, 2014
Cleveland Lands GOP Convention, Columbus Still Wants Dems
WOSU’s Mike Thompson and his panel look at Columbusâ€™s Democratic convention hopes after Republicans choose Cleveland for their convention; Republicans look for a new speaker of the Ohio House.
April 12, 2013
House GOP Leads Budget Revolt Against Governor John Kasich
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including the Ohio Houseâ€™s rejection of Governor Kasichâ€™s plan to expand Medicaid and sales taxes.
March 15, 2013
Senator Rob Portman, An Unlikely Supporter of Gay Marriage
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including Rob Portmanâ€™s surprising announcement that he supports Gay Marriage.
January 25, 2013
Barack Obama’s Agenda, GOP Considers Electoral College Change
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel look at how President Obamaâ€™s agenda might affect Ohio and GOP suggested changes to Ohioâ€™s electoral college system..
August 17, 2012
Why Not Rob Portman?
Mike Thompson and his panel look at why Mitt Romney did not select Rob Portman as his running mate.
April 13, 2012
Rick Santorum Quits
This week Mike Thompson and his panel look at the presidential race now that Rick Santorum is out, and speculation that Senator Rob Portman of Ohio could be Mitt Romney’s running mate.
October 8, 2010
Analysis of Second Governor’s Debate
The second Governor’s debate and the US Senate race between Democrat, Lee Fisher and Republican challenger, Rob Portman.
July 9, 2010
Topics: Livestock Care; Slots at the Tracks; Tobacco Money
This week on Columbus On The Record: The livestock care compromise; slots at the tracks; and using Tobacco Money. Election 2010 updates: Ted Strickland vs John Kasich; Ohio Senate candidates, Democrat, Lee Fisher, Republican, Rob Portman Panelists: Cathy Candisky, The Columbus Dispatch Karen Kasler, Ohio Public Radio / TV Greg Haas, Democratic Strategist Leah Sellers, [...]
January 16, 2009
Senator George Voinovich To Retire
US Senator George Voinovich announced this week that he will retire at the end of his term. Â No big surprise there. Â Voinovich is 72 years old, he’s been in politics for more than 40 years, and if he ran he’d face a very expensive and difficult campaign. At 72, which would you rather do, [...]