Politics

Howard Wilkinson Chat
9:16 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Howard Wilkinson's weekly chat

Michael Keating

This week WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks about the benefit of being an incumbent in the Cincinnati Council race.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Charter Committee of Greater Cincinnati

Charter Committee campaign poster
Charter Committee of Greater Cincinnati

In 1924 local corruption was so bad that Cincinnati earned the reputation as the worst-governed city in America. In June of that year, a new reform-minded group called the City Charter Committee was founded. Today that group is known as the Charter Committee of Greater Cincinnati. Mary Fitzpatrick, former board member, and Executive Committee Chairman Michael Goldman discuss the history and mission of the Charter Committee.

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Tea Party
8:01 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Tea Party convention in Ohio shows split with GOP

Tea Party Convention Sign
Karen Kasler

Tea Party activists are being told they have a lot of opportunity in next year’s elections, as they continue to oppose Republicans on several issues. But they also are being told they have a lot of work to do.

The more than 300 activists at the statewide Tea Party’s annual We The People Convention seem to be standing solidly against the Republican Party’s most visible candidate next year.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu September 26, 2013

Political Junkie Ken Rudin

Political Junkie Ken Rudin

Political Junkie Ken Rudin is back with us again to share his insights on Syria, a possible government shutdown over Obamacare, the debt ceiling, the arguing factions within the Republican Party, and other key issues being debated in the nation’s capital.

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Internet cafe referendum
2:17 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Will internet cafe issue make the ballot?

The gamble that internet cafe backers have taken to try to stop a law effectively banning those establishments may not pay off. The supporters of those cafes, also called sweepstakes parlors, launched a petition drive to stop the law and put it before voters. But early estimates show that they may not have the 231,000 signatures they need to get the law onto next year’s ballot. Secretary of State Jon Husted said his office will know next week.

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