Rand Paul http://wvxu.org en Howard Wilkinson's Monday politics chat: presidential politics and a little baseball http://wvxu.org/post/howard-wilkinsons-monday-politics-chat-presidential-politics-and-little-baseball <p>WVXU's politics reporter, Howard Wilkinson, talked with Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about the chances of an Ohio or Kentucky candidate being nominated for president if the GOP convention comes to Cincinnati in 2016. And, of course, a little baseball talk on the Reds' Opening Day.</p><p></p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:54:32 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 24909 at http://wvxu.org Howard Wilkinson's Monday politics chat: presidential politics and a little baseball A GOP convention here might end up nominating a neighbor for president http://wvxu.org/post/gop-convention-here-might-end-nominating-neighbor-president <p>Alright, let’s assume for the moment that Cincinnati does land the 2016 Republican presidential nominating convention.</p><p>What would the chances be that the eventual nominee of the GOP turns out to be from Ohio, the host state, or right across the river in Kentucky?</p><p>It’s a long shot, but by no means outside the realm of possibility.</p><p>Despite having an Electoral College map that works decidedly against them, the Republicans seemingly have more potential 2016 presidential contenders than Heinz has varieties.</p> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 24823 at http://wvxu.org A GOP convention here might end up nominating a neighbor for president Howard Wilkinson's Monday Morning Politics Chat http://wvxu.org/post/howard-wilkinsons-monday-morning-politics-chat <p></p><p>WVXU political reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about the chances of the 2016 Republican National Convention coming to Cincinnati, Rand Paul's support in the CPAC straw poll and how Paul will help the local GOP raise money in May.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:54:34 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 24003 at http://wvxu.org Howard Wilkinson's Monday Morning Politics Chat Rand Paul to headline Hamilton County GOP dinner http://wvxu.org/post/rand-paul-headline-hamilton-county-gop-dinner <p>The Hamilton County Republican Party has landed one of the hottest names in national GOP politics as its speaker at the annual Lincoln-Reagan dinner in May - Rand Paul, Kentucky's junior senator.</p><p>Paul, who was elected to the Senate in 2010, is said to be seriously considering a run for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016.</p><p>The event will take place on the evening of Friday, May 16, although the county party organization has yet to set the time and place for the Lincoln-Reagan dinner, one of the party's major fundraising events each year.</p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:48:56 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 23884 at http://wvxu.org Rand Paul to headline Hamilton County GOP dinner Kentucky's Political Landscape http://wvxu.org/post/kentuckys-political-landscape <p></p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:30:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 23053 at http://wvxu.org Kentucky's Political Landscape