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Chamber’s Government Day Considers Education, Transportation

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Chamber’s Government Day Considers Education, Transportation

Friday was a day of political engagement as the Columbus Chamber of Commerce put on their 11th annual Government Day. Local and state party leaders, political strategists and local business owners discussed many of the main challenges Columbus is presently facing — from lack of faith in the school system to shortcomings in public transportation […]

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Kasich, Clinton Take Ohio

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Kasich, Clinton Take Ohio

Although the votes are still coming in, as of this writing Gov. John Kasich and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton can celebrate victories in Ohio’s primary Tuesday, clarifying the Democratic race and further confusing the Republican one. Kasich’s 42-36 percent win against Donald Trump is a small one, considering his success in the other […]

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Clinton, Sanders Address Ohio Democrats at Legacy Dinner

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Clinton, Sanders Address Ohio Democrats at Legacy Dinner

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders headlined the Ohio Democratic Party’s Legacy Dinner on Sunday night at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. More than 3,000 people in blue, divided only by the names they chanted, supported and celebrated the two presidential candidates, and heard from each of them on issues generally facing the country, and Ohio […]

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Trump, Sanders & Clinton Coming to Columbus in March

Walker Evans Walker Evans Trump, Sanders & Clinton Coming to Columbus in March

Tomorrow’s Super Tuesday primary voting event doesn’t include Ohio, but that isn’t stopping Republican frontrunner Donald Trump from making a pit stop in Columbus. The presidential candidate visited Columbus last November, gathering before a crowd of thousands at the Convention Center, but tomorrow’s appearance will likely be a bit more brief. Trump will host his […]

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Kasich’s Record with Women Tarnishes Moderate Reputation

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Kasich’s Record with Women Tarnishes Moderate Reputation

Presidential candidate and Ohio Governor, John Kasich hasn’t lost much support, but he’s still trailing behind Donald Trump since controversy stirred this week surrounding Kasich’s comments about women leaving the kitchen to support him. Quinnipiac University Poll surveyed Ohio voters yesterday to see, if the primaries were today, how Republican and Democrat primary voters would […]

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Sanders Leads in Columbus in The Facebook Primary

Walker Evans Walker Evans Sanders Leads in Columbus in The Facebook Primary

If Facebook Likes could be directly translated into votes, then Bernie Sanders is currently in the lead in Franklin County by a four point spread. Polling analysis site FiveThirtyEight.com published the results of “The Facebook Primary” last week in the form of an interactive map, which shows the popularity of presidential candidates based solely on […]

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HUD Secretary Announces Insurance Rate Reductions for Affordable and Green Housing

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega HUD Secretary Announces Insurance Rate Reductions for Affordable and Green Housing

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro made an announcement in Columbus last week about a measure intending to boost capital investment in affordable and energy efficient housing. “Families across the country are struggling through an affordable housing crisis,” said Secretary Castro in a press release. “By reducing our rates, this […]

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