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Of Pundits, Press and Politics: Election 2018

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Of Pundits, Press and Politics: Election 2018

Ohio is a key state when it comes to elections, and 2018 is no exception. Between the special election in the 12th congressional district in August, to November’s heated gubernatorial race, there is a lot to talk about! (Not to mention tariffs, immigration, gun laws, and every other political topic that pops in the news […]

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Special Election Day for Congressional District 12 — See if Your Zip Code is Included

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Special Election Day for Congressional District 12 — See if Your Zip Code is Included

Ohio’s 12th Congressional District is having a moment today, as its constituents line up at the polls to decide who’ll be its next representative: Republican Troy Balderson or Democrat Danny O’Connor. The district has been redrawn several times in Ohio’s history, most recently in 2012, after the 2010 census. At the time, and still, the […]

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Special Election for Ohio’s 12th Congressional District is the Race to Watch

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Special Election for Ohio’s 12th Congressional District is the Race to Watch

Ohio’s 12th Congressional District is just one week away from a special election. It’ll determine which candidate, Democrat Danny O’Connor or Republican Troy Balderson, will complete the term of Republican Pat Tiberi, who announced his resignation last October. His term is up on January 3, 2019. This special election is one of two the candidates […]

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Columbus Metropolitan Club: Conversation 2018

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Columbus Metropolitan Club: Conversation 2018

A provocative conversation with Bret Stephens and John Kasich Bret Stephens, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Columnist and NBC political analyst, will kick off Conversation 2018 with comments about current affairs, politics, and the US state of mind. Joining him on stage will be John Kasich. What’s next for Governor Kasich and what will he […]

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Grassroots: Columbus Could Soon Reclaim Jurisdiction Over Local Oil & Gas Activities

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Grassroots: Columbus Could Soon Reclaim Jurisdiction Over Local Oil & Gas Activities

A local grassroots campaign to give Columbusites the “legal teeth” to fight air, water and soil pollution has garnered enough support to get on the November ballot. Dubbed the Community Bill of Rights, the ordinance would establish local governance over oil and gas activities taking place within the City of Columbus. It’d also enable residents […]

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CMC Presents: 12 Questions for the Next Governor

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill CMC Presents: 12 Questions for the Next Governor

The John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University recently launched a program entitled, “Toward a New Ohio”. According to its website, the purpose “is to help frame the debate for Ohio’s next governor by laying out the challenges facing Ohio’s economy and seeking candidates’ proposals for addressing them.” Bill Shkurti, Distinguished […]

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The Only Gubernatorial Candidate Talking About Criminal Justice Reform

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The Only Gubernatorial Candidate Talking About Criminal Justice Reform

Against a party favorite, Kucinich and Samples create a campaign based on relatability and criminal justice reform.

In the race to be Ohio’s next governor, progressive candidate Dennis Kucinich and his running mate Tara Samples are running a familiar campaign. Their pro-laborer platform, one centered on a $15 minimum wage and healthcare for all, calls back passionate, Brooklyn-tinted speeches heard during Bernie Sanders’ campaign for president. They face party favorites, too, in […]

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