Cincinnati politics

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  Cincinnati has a new set of leaders, with voters choosing John Cranley as their next mayor, and electing three new members to city council. Assistant Director for Philosophy, Politics, and the Public Honors Program at Xavier University, Dr.

  Cincinnati voters had their say on Tuesday, we get a rundown on the winners and losers in yesterday’s races from Howard Wilkinson and Jay Hanselman.

With less than a month left to persuade voters, Roxanne Qualls and John Cranley are each making their final push to become Cincinnati’s next mayor. We hear what each candidate has to say, on the streetcar, parking lease plan, balancing the city’s budget, and other issues that will determine the outcome of this election.

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.

City of Cincinnati

Tuesday’s primary election left just two candidates in the race to be Cincinnati’s next mayor. We discuss each candidate’s campaigns and their chance of success in the November general election with Xavier University Assistant Director for Philosophy, Politics, and the Public Honors, Dr. Gene Beaupre, and XU Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology, Dr. Mack D. Mariani. We also take a look at how the race for city council is shaping up.

Cincinnati Mayoral and Council Races

Jul 4, 2013

People in Cincinnati have different opinions as to what goes on inside Cincinnati’s City Hall, but most would agree, it’s rarely boring. On today's Cincinnati Edition, a look at the upcoming races for mayor and city council.

Michael Keating

Howard Wilkinson's weekly political chat for June 10, 2013.

One could hardly find two political figures whose beliefs are more far apart than Ken Blackwell and Jerry Springer.

Blackwell, the conservative Republican and believer in limited government and the power of the private sector.

Springer, the liberal Democrat, who went on from a career in Cincinnati politics and TV news to become an internationally known talk show host, and a liberal Democrat who believes that government is not the enemy but the friend of those trying to their lives.

Both come from vastly different backgrounds.