Ohio's Top Political Stories Of 2018

Dec 27, 2018

In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss their picks for the top political stories of 2018.

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In this week's episode:

Thrilla In Vanilla

The race for governor between Mike DeWine and Richard Cordray was a sleepy competition with two wonky yet competent candidates that ended up as the most expensive in the state's history.

Here's Johnny

John Kasich's media tour was consistent in 2018 with countless appearances on cable news shows. Though a potential presidential run isn't off the table, it is seeming more likely that Kasich will head to TV for his next gig.

Medical Marijuana Growing Pains

Weed consumption for medicinal purposes is technically legal in Ohio, but getting the program up and running has been fraught with controversies and red tape leading to delays. However, the first legal batch could be available in January.

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