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6:30 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Political Junkie Ken Rudin, no vetoes here

Ken Rudin

 

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8:29 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Howard Wilkinson's Monday chat: What are Sittenfeld's chances in a U.S. Senate race?

Howard Wilkinson

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about Cincinnati council member P.G. Sittenfeld's bid for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination in 2016. Does Sittenfeld have a chance win the nomination and unseat GOP incumbent Rob Portman?

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11:19 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Kentucky political legend Wendell Ford dies at age 90

Sen. Wendell Ford of Kentucky
Credit U.S. Congress

An icon of Kentucky politics, former governor and U.S. Senator Wendell Ford, has died at the age of 90 at his Owensboro home.

Ford, whose political career in Kentucky spanned four decades, was diagnosed last year with a malignancy on one of his lungs and had been undergoing chemotherapy treatments.

The Owensboro Democrat represented the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the U.S. Senate for a quarter of a century, from 1974 until 1999.

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10:00 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Local members of Congress make their points with guest list at State of the Union

Some Ohio members of the House and Senate will have their own guests in the House gallery tonight when President Obama delivers his State of the Union address.

And they weren’t chosen at random.

Both House Speaker John Boehner of West Chester and Ohio’s senior senator, Democrat Sherrod Brown, have invited guests who are there to make a point on public policy.

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8:02 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Howard Wilkinson's Monday morning chat: Both 2016 conventions in Ohio?

Howard Wilkinson

WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with Maryanne Zeleznik Monday morning about the possibility that Ohio may host both of the presidential nominating conventions next year. Cleveland has already nailed down the GOP convention; and Columbus is waiting to see if it will get the Democratic convention.

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