August 28, 2015
Legal Pot Backers Take Fight To Court, Airwaves
WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the controversy over the legal marijuana ballot language; John Kasich’s presidential campaign; Sen. Rob Portman closes polling gap on Ted Strickland;
April 10, 2015
Poll: Ohioans Still Don’t Know Senator Rob Portman
WOSU’s Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at Ted Strickland’s surprising strength in his US Senate bid and a proposal to eliminate permits and training for carrying hidden guns.
March 13, 2015
Rob Portman Takes Flak for Iran Letter
WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at: Rob Portman’s signing of a letter to Iran and business opposition to John Kasich’s tax plan.
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.