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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 House’s rejection of Governor Kasich’s plan to expand Medicaid and sales taxes.

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.

Mitt Romney, Barack Obama Tied in Ohio

This week Mike Thompson and his panel look at the dead heat that is the presidential race in Ohio. They also discuss the US Senate race and the effort to ban exotic animal ownership in Ohio.

Ohio GOP Takes Aim At Planned Parenthood

This week Mike Thompson and his panel look at Ohio Republican lawmakers’ attempt to cut funding to Planned Parenthood and John Kaisch’s endorsement of Mitt Romney.

Ohioans’ Growing Satisfaction With Obama AND Kasich

This week Mike Thompson and his panel look how the Supreme Court’s review of the federal healthcare law could affect Ohio. They also analyze President Obama’s and John Kasich’s rising poll numbers.