Snollygoster

Snollygoster takes an in-depth look at politics in Ohio. Each week we dig into the top political stories in Columbus and Ohio and explore national stories that impact the state by talking with politicians, reporters and other news-makers. (In case you're wondering, a "snollygoster" is a shrewd and unprincipled politician.)

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      Stormy Sweeps Through Columbus


      In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, we discuss how adult film actress Stormy Daniel's arrest brought her alleged affair with President Trump back into the news. Plus, Congressman Jim Jordan continues to be a lightning rod in the OSU sexual abuse scandal.


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         19m
       
       

      SCOTUS Doesn't Give Unions Their Due


      In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, we discuss the Supreme Court's decision on public employee unions and the possible conflicts of interest in the sexual harassment investigation of state Sen. Bill Seitz.


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      SCOTUS Doesn't Give Unions Their Due


      In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, we discuss the Supreme Court's decision on public employee unions and the possible conflicts of interest in the sexual harassment investigation of state Sen. Bill Seitz.


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         13m
       
       

      An Immigration Crisis In Ohio's Midterms


      In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown talk about how the Trump administration solved its own immigration crisis with the stroke of a pen.


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         19m
       
       

      An Immigration Crisis In Ohio's Midterms


      In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown talk about how the Trump administration solved its own immigration crisis with the stroke of a pen.


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         19m
       
       

      The Purge: Ohio Edition


      In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown talk about how voters are purged from election rolls and why the issue reached the highest court in the land. Voter turnout will likely be crucial in November's election, as recent polling shows the race for governor is extremely close. Chrissy Thompson , Statehouse reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer, joins the show.


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       2018-06-14  19m
       
       

      The Purge: Ohio Edition


      In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown talk about how voters are purged from election rolls and why the issue reached the highest court in the land. Voter turnout will likely be crucial in November's election, as recent polling shows the race for governor is extremely close. Chrissy Thompson , Statehouse reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer, joins the show.


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       2018-06-14  19m
       
       

      Ohio House Leadership Battle Ends, For Now


      In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss how the Ohio House finally quieted the storm over the next speaker. The calm should last, oh, about six months. Meanwhile, qualifying patients hoping for some green relief likely won't be getting medical marijuana by the state's September deadline.


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       2018-06-07  15m
       
       

      Ohio House Leadership Battle Ends, For Now


      In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss how the Ohio House finally quieted the storm over the next speaker. The calm should last, oh, about six months. Meanwhile, qualifying patients hoping for some green relief likely won't be getting medical marijuana by the state's September deadline.


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       2018-06-07  15m
       
       

      Ohio's Neverending Speaker Saga


      In this week's Snollygoster, Ohio's political podcast from WOSU Public Media, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown talk about what's fueling the chaos in the Ohio House. While legislative business has slowed to a standstill, amid Republican in-fighting, Ohio's governor candidates are busy vying for union support.


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       2018-05-31  17m