2018 governor's race

Where Ohio's Gubernatorial Candidates Stand

Sep 19, 2018
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The governor's race enters the final stretch as the candidates take the stage at the University of Dayton for the first of three debates.

Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray are expected to spar on issues such as healthcare, Medicaid and taxes.

Today on All Sides: the politics of debates and the issues. 


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Two African American state representatives recently raised concerns they have been stopped unnecessarily by security at Columbus' Capitol Square. Rep. Emilia Sykes, one of the elected officials, said that she observed her White counterparts being allowed to pass, while she was not. 

Ohio Primary Results

May 9, 2018

Today we take a look at the results of Ohio's primary races, and what the outcomes could mean for the general election come November.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Apr 23, 2018
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Gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich is facing staunch criticism for accepting payments for speeches he had delivered to sympathizers of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Kucinich has refused to condemn Assad for allegedly launching chemical attacks against his own people, and has criticized American missile strikes on Syrian military bases.

We'll also look at the GOP race for governor, payday lending, and more with our panel of reporters.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Feb 19, 2018
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In the wake of last week's school shooting, which claimed the lives of 17 people at a Florida high school, the debate over gun control rose to national attention once again. Ohio Republicans, and gun rights proponents, Rob Portman and Jim Renacci, have placed the blame on mental health issues, rather than guns themselves. 

We'll also take a look at a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, which is challenging an Ohio law that would ban abortions after a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome. 

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Oct 16, 2017

Ohio State University releases a decision as to whether or not, white nationalist leader Richard Spencer, can speak on campus. Things heat up in the gubernatorial race as GOP candidates take aim at current governor, John Kasich. Issue 2 continues to be hotly debated, why?

Coming up, we are talking about the latest in state and national news with a panel of reporters.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Jul 17, 2017
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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has spoken against the revised Senate health care plan because its cuts to Medicaid will leave too many residents without health insurance. In other news, Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor has announced her plan to run for governor in 2018 making her the fourth Republican candidate to enter the race. 

Join us today with guest host Mike Thompson discussing the Senate healthcare plan and the latest in state and national news with a panel of reporters.