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Ohio's Congressional Map Battle

3/14/2019
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, Steve Brown and guest host Ann Fisher discuss the lawsuit to redraw the state's congressional map before the 2020 election. Reporter Nick Evans joins the show.

Duration:00:16:40

Sherrod Brown Drops Out

3/7/2019
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss Sen. Sherrod Brown's announcement that he won't be running for president. Political commentator Mary Anne Sharkey also joins the show to discuss the proposed gas tax hike and Gov. DeWine's State of the State address.

Duration:00:20:09

Nina Turner To Co-Chair Bernie 2020 Campaign

2/28/2019
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown ask former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner why Democrats should support Bernie Sanders over other progressive candidates.

Duration:00:21:34

On The Road To Higher Gas Taxes

2/21/2019
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss why Republican governor Mike DeWine is proposing a tax increase to fund roads and bridges. Greg Lawson , a research fellow at the conservative-leaning Buckeye Institute , joins the show.

Duration:00:19:36

Lake Erie Bill Of Rights

2/14/2019
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss the upcoming ballot measure that would give Toledo citizens the ability to sue on behalf of the Lake Erie ecosystem. Crystal Jankowski, an organizer with Toledoans for Safe Water , joins the show.

Duration:00:13:19

Sherrod Brown Goes To Iowa

2/7/2019
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss how Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) was received on his recent trip to Iowa. Clay Masters, political reporter for Iowa Public Radio, joins the show.

Duration:00:15:42

'Heartbeat Bill' Returns

1/31/2019
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss why a "Heartbeat Bill" that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected garnered new support this week. Ohio State law professor Marc Spindelman joins the show.

Duration:00:16:23

Shutdown Pushes Ohio's Federal Workers To Their 'Financial Breaking Point'

1/24/2019
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown talk about the continued partial government shutdown. The standoff might not mean a lot to most Ohioans, but it means everything to a few thousand, including workers at one federal prison.

Duration:00:19:41

Sherrod Brown's 2020 Road Trip

1/17/2019
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss Senator Sherrod Brown's tour of five key early primary states as he explores a bid for president. On NPR's Morning Edition Sen. Brown said the tour will ultimately help him decide whether or not to run for president. Ohio State Political Scientist Paul Beck joins the show to talk about what could factor into Brown's decision.

Duration:00:21:13

Householder's Comeback

1/10/2019
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss the rise and fall and rise of state Rep. Larry Householder, the newly elected Ohio House Speaker. Veteran political reporter Joe Hallett joins the show.

Duration:00:21:00

Who's Running The House?

1/3/2019
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss the ongoing contest for who will be the next Speaker in the Ohio House. Political reporter for Cleveland.com Jeremy Pelzer joins the show.

Duration:00:19:34

Ohio's Top Political Stories Of 2018

12/27/2018
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss their picks for the top political stories of 2018.

Duration:00:12:33

Sherrod Who?

12/20/2018
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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss how Sen. Sherrod Brown faired in a recent poll about possible Democratic candidates for president. Quinnipiac pollster Peter Brown joins the show.

Duration:00:18:22

If You Build It, They Will Come

12/13/2018
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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown talk about when public money is used to help fund sports venues. Author Neil deMause , a critic of publicly-funded stadium and arena deals, joins the show.

Duration:00:19:14

Holiday Rush And A Haircut

12/6/2018
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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss the flurry of legislation blowing through the General Assembly.

Duration:00:14:12

Chevy Cruze Blame Game

11/29/2018
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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss the political fallout of GM's announcement that they'll be closing their Lordstown plant. WCPN Ideastream reporter M.L. Schultze joins the show.

Duration:00:15:25

Lame Duck Season

11/15/2018
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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss some of the bills passing through this lame-duck session at the Statehouse. Plus, why it's never too early to start talking about 2020.

Duration:00:18:09

Ohio Runs Red

11/8/2018
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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss the how the Democrats' "blue wave" crashed in our red state. Ohio State University political scientist Paul Beck joins the show.

Duration:00:23:54

Heavy Hitters Swing Through Ohio

11/2/2018
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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss how visits from national political figures like Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Elizabeth Warren affect voter turnout. Political consultant and election statistics expert Mike Dawson joins the show.

Duration:00:28:54

It's The Economy, Stupid

10/26/2018
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In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast, Mike Thompson and Steve Brown are joined by special guest Ann Fisher to discuss how the gubernatorial candidates are pushing an economic message in the final days of the campaign. This episode was recorded live at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs Leadership Forum.

Duration:00:22:41