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Ohio Matters is the weekly politics podcast from cleveland.com. Join political reporters Mary Kilpatrick, Andrew Tobias and Seth Richardson every Friday as they interview political figures from around the state.

Ohio Matters is the weekly politics podcast from cleveland.com. Join political reporters Mary Kilpatrick, Andrew Tobias and Seth Richardson every Friday as they interview political figures from around the state.
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Ohio Matters is the weekly politics podcast from cleveland.com. Join political reporters Mary Kilpatrick, Andrew Tobias and Seth Richardson every Friday as they interview political figures from around the state.

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Episodes

Election recap w/ guest host Rich Exner

11/9/2018
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Episode Notes Cleveland.com data guru Rich Exner guest hosts this midterm election recap.

Duration:00:34:15

Kyle Kondik - Ohio Matters midterm election preview

11/2/2018
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Episode Notes Kyle Kondik of Sabato's Crystal Ball returns to the Ohio Matters podcast to preview Tuesday's midterm election.

Duration:00:37:07

Lydia Mihalik - Ohio Matters Episode 35

10/26/2018
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The Ohio Matters team interviews Findlay, Ohio Mayor Lydia Milhalik, an up and comer in Ohio Republican politics. She discusses what it's like being a conservative mayor, whether state government is leaving local communities behind, and whether moderates have a place in today's Republican Party.

Duration:01:10:25

The Year of the Woman - Ohio Matters special episode

10/19/2018
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Episode Notes The Ohio Matters team sits down with Barb Palmer, creator and executive director of the Baldwin Wallace University Center for Women and Politics of Ohio, to explore the history of women in elected office in Ohio, why women don't get elected and the possible effects of the Year of the Woman.

Duration:01:17:59

Ohio Matters minisode - Debates, Strip Clubs and Kavanaugh

10/12/2018
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Episode Notes On the latest minisode of Ohio Matters, the team breaks down the governor's race post-debates and the ramifications of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings. Plus, Jim Renacci takes flies to meet with faith leaders -- in a strip club owner's plane.

Duration:00:50:32

Ted Strickland - Episode 34

10/5/2018
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Episode Notes Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland joins the team this week and reflects on his decades serving in Ohio government. Plus, our first 2020 presidential endorsement (sort of)!

Duration:01:29:19

Keith Faber - Ohio Matters Episode 33

10/1/2018
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Ohio state Rep. Keith Faber, a Republican running for state auditor, talks about his time in the legislature and why he wants to be Ohio's auditor.

Duration:01:14:28

Theresa Gasper - Ohio Matters Episode 32

9/21/2018
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Episode Notes Theresa Gasper, the Democratic candidate for Ohio's 10th Congressional District in Dayton, sits down with the Ohio Matters team to talk about life as a first-time candidate and her past as a Republican.

Duration:00:55:31

Aaron Pickrell - Ohio Matters Episode 31

9/14/2018
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Episode Notes Aaron Pickrell, former state director and advisor for President Barack Obama's Ohio campaign, sits down with the Ohio Matters team this week to talk about Obama's legacy in the state and if he can still be an effective figurehead.

Duration:00:39:56

Ohio Matters Election minisode - Senate and Governor's race

9/7/2018
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Episode Notes In the first mini-episode of the season, cleveland.com politics reporters Seth Richardson and Andrew Tobias break down the races in Ohio for Senate and governor. Plus, a discussion on Richard Cordray's hoop skills.

Duration:00:32:41

David Pepper - Ohio Matters Podcast Episode 30

8/31/2018
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Episode Notes Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper drops by to talk about his two novels, his interactions with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the time he was kidnapped.

Duration:01:25:09

Betsy Rader - Ohio Matters Podcast Episode 29

8/24/2018
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Episode Notes Betsy Rader, a Democrat running for the 14th Congressional District, sits down with the team to talk about her unlikely rise from Coshocton to Yale, life as a candidate who is a woman in the #MeToo era and what the Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen cases mean for Democrats. Plus, some personal news from co-host Mary Kilpatrick on her latest journalistic endeavor.

Duration:01:15:47

Steve Dettelbach - Ohio Matters Podcast Episode 28

8/17/2018
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Steve Dettelbach, the former U.S. Attorney for Northern Ohio and the current Democratic Ohio Attorney General candidate, talks about his career as a federal prosecutor, his thoughts on political criticism of the DOJ and his time playing basketball in law school with Barack Obama. (Note: We have invited the Republican Ohio attorney general candidate, Dave Yost, to come on the show, but he's yet to take us up on our offer.)

Duration:01:13:23

Rich Exner - Ohio 12th Congressional District special election recap

8/10/2018
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Episode Notes After a wild election night in the 12th Congressional District special election, the team welcomes back cleveland.com data editor to parse results, as well as a look forward at what it means for the November midterms.

Duration:00:46:55

How's Ohio looking in the 'Year of the woman?" - Ohio Matters Podcast special episode

8/3/2018
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We look back at the women we've interivewed on the Ohio Matters podcast, and look forward to November and beyond, as we try to figure out how the "Year of the Woman" will play out in Ohio.

Duration:01:05:59

Kyle Kondik - Ohio Matters 12th District special election preview

7/27/2018
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Episode Notes Kyle Kondik, managing editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia Center for Politics, returns to Ohio Matters to preview the Aug. 7 special election in Ohio's 12th Congressional District.

Duration:00:27:15

The Cuyahoga County corruption scandal: 10 years later - Ohio Matters special episode

7/25/2018
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Episode Notes 10 years ago, a corruption scandal rocked Cuyahoga County government. The effects are still being felt today, both in Northeast Ohio and statewide. Former federal prosecutor Ann Rowland and cleveland.com editor-in-chief Chris Quinn join Ohio Matters this week to give their perspective of what it was like working the case from both the government and public view.

Duration:01:14:18

Kathleen Clyde - Ohio Matters Podcast Episode 27

7/20/2018
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State Rep. Kathleen Clyde, the Democratic nominee for Ohio Secretary of State, describes her high-school athletic proweress (although not in the sport you may expect), her passion for elections and what she will do if she's elected.

Duration:01:18:40

Frank LaRose - Ohio Matters Podcast Episode 26

7/13/2018
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Episode Notes State Sen. and GOP secretary of state nominee Frank LaRose talks about his military service, life as a moderate Republican and how he's "jazzed" about voting.

Duration:01:26:33

Jane Timken - Ohio Matters Podcast Episode 25

7/6/2018
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Ohio Republican Party Chair Jane Timken talks about how she became state party leader — with a huge assist from Donald Trump — the GOP's need to recruit women to run for office and why she prefers to operate behind the scenes.

Duration:01:03:54