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 President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion with African-American supporters in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, in Washington. (
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss recent polling that showed good news for Gov. Mike DeWine and Joe Biden. Tim Malloy, analyst for the Quinnipiac University Poll, joins the show.

Former Vice President Joe Biden (left) and President Donald Trump (right).
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A new Quinnipiac University poll of registered voters shows Ohio may be a swing state once again. The race between President Donald Trump and likely Democratic nominee Joe Biden is a virtual dead heat, with a little over four months to go before the November election.

Abortion supporters gather outside the Ohio Statehouse on Tuesday to rally against the anti-abortion laws in the state.
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A new Quinnipiac University poll shows a majority of Ohioans support background checks for gun sales, favor legalized abortion and oppose the recently-passed “Heartbeat Bill.” 

The Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station on Lake Erie is scheduled to shut down in 2020.
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, host Mike Thompson discusses the new state law that bails out two nuclear power plants and scraps renewable energy mandates. Statehouse News Bureau reporter Andy Chow joins the show.

Courtesy of James Judd

I couldn't find my keys. The car wouldn't start. Traffic was backed up for miles. I had to work late.

If you or someone you know has used one or all of those excuses for being late or missing an event, conductor James Judd says, not good enough.

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A new independent poll gives John Kasich good and bad news in his bid for president. 

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A new independent poll says Ohio voters overwhelming support requiring owners of coal-fired power plants to reduce pollution, while a smaller majority oppose the Iran nuclear deal.