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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.

Stivers Supports Boehner Plan

Congressman Steve Stivers of Columbus is sticking with his speaker. He says he will vote for John Boehner’s plan to raise the debt ceiling and cut spending.

Talking Points Word Cloud – First Two Ohio Congressional Debates

We took transcripts of the past two debates between Congressional challengers Mary Jo Kilroy and Steve Stivers, and Zack Space and Bob Gibbs and put them into a word cloud (below).  As you can see, the debate centered on Jobs, Taxes, Spending, and Health.

Columbus on the Record Election Special: Ohio’s 15th District Debate

From Ohio’s 15th Congressional District, Democratic Congressman, Steve Stivers and Republican and his Republican challenger, Mary Jo Kilroy debate at WOSU@COSI Studios.

WOSU’s Debate Guidelines Aim To Inform, Not Exclude

You may have read that the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) recently ruled in WOSU’s favor regarding our 2008 Congressional Debates – namely the 15th Congressional Debate. The FEC agreed with WOSU’s stance – we aim to serve the public’s interest by presenting the fairest, most informative debates we can. Allow me to give you an [...]

Mary Jo Gets To Go

…to Congress thanks to her 2,300 vote victory over Republican Steve Stivers.  Mary Jo Kilroy will take over for Republican Deborah Pryce who is retiring and who beat Kilroy by about 1,000 votes in 2006. Steve Stivers, for the moment, is out of a job. He gave up his State Senate seat to run for [...]