2016 presidential race

Issues of Race on the Campaign Trail

Sep 1, 2016
Pete Toscano Follow / flickr

Racial disparity is at the forefront of most discussions concerning social issues in the United States.  It's no wonder the topic is on the tongue of both presidential candidates.  How the nominees discuss race is fairly different and as of now, Clinton has the lead on the minority vote in America.  Trump has tried over the last few weeks to gain a bigger minority following, which most believe is no longer possible. 

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Aug 22, 2016
Alexander Smith / Wikimedia Commons

The presidential race continues on.  Trump apologizes, and shakes up his campaign staff once again.  In Ohio, Kasich joins Portman in his quest for the Senate. Also, there's more change to come surrounding the new medical marijuana policies and funding for preschools will be reallocated. 

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Aug 15, 2016
Alexander Smith / Wikimedia Commons

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have both released their economic plans for the country if elected to the White House. Clinton takes a slight lead in the Ohio Polls. Also, Ohio's Senate race become the most expensive in the nation; Portman takes a large lead. Further, ECOT fights back claiming the state violated student privacy in their attempt to audit the online school.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich campaigning for president
Thomas Bradley / WOSU News

A new PPP poll says nearly half of Ohio voters think it's time for Governor John Kasich to drop out of the presidential race.

The Race for the Presidential Nominations

Apr 27, 2016
lettawren / Flickr

Five states participated in presidential primaries yesterday to vote for the future Republican and Democratic nominee to go forward in the general election. The impact of the decision will have great significance for all the candidate's campaigns moving forward. 

Ken Rudin: NPR's Political Junkie

Aug 22, 2013

10:00 This hour we'll get the lowdown on all things political with NPR's Political Junkie, Ken Rudin. What are Chris Christie's chances in the 2016 presidential race? And what about our own governor?  Will San Diego recall mayor Bob Filner? And of course fights over immigration, voter laws and Obamacare continue. But fear not-- expert analysis is on the way! Guests

  • Ken Rudin, NPR's Political Junkie