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Map: Presidential Campaign Stops in Ohio

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 10:30 am
ideastream is tracking presidential campaign stops in Ohio following the major party conventions.

GOP Field May Be Crowded In Race For Governor

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 7:16 pm
As many as three current top officeholders may seek the Governor’s office.

Kid Presidents Plan Their Platforms

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 2:36 PM

audio by Phoebe Petrovic

video by Margaret Thompson

For the past two weeks, we've been hearing a lot from polls, pundits, and politicos about what they would do as president. Now we’re turning the mic over to the leaders of the future. In Philadelphia, the site of the DNC, the students took part in a Mighty Writers’ Essay contest. The subject was: what I would do if I were president. We caught up with some children at the Boys’ and Girls’ Club here in Cleveland and asked them the same question. Here’s what they said.

Democratic National Convention Wrap Up

The Sound of Ideas
Friday, July 29, 2016 at 9:00 am
Our panel reviewed this week's Democratic National Convention

Faith Leaders Work To Influence Policies at RNC and DNC

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 8:05 pm
A low-key demonstration not aimed at any candidate, but targeted at the heart of party platforms.

Sen. Sherrod Brown Reveals VP Vetting

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 7:15 pm
Speculation about whether Hillary Clinton would pick Sherrod Brown as her running mate circulated for months.

Kasich Heckled By Trump Supporter At Ohio State Fair

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 7:10 pm
The 2016 Ohio State Fair is officially underway and among those touring the fairgrounds on opening day was the Governor.

The Teens Behind the RNC Balloon Drop

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 5:22 PM

by Phoebe Petrovic

The Republican National Convention ended with 125,000 balloons dropped from the rafters. How do you blow up 125,000 balloons? Teenagers from Garfield Heights did it.

After tying hundreds and hundreds of balloons, 14-year-old tuba player Kiliell Wallace is wishing he had the nimble fingers of a guitar player.

“It's the tying that's really, really, really hurting us,” said Wallace. “So yeah, that's the problem.”

Barack Obama and Joe Biden Speak Wednesday at the DNC

The Sound of Ideas
Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 9:00 am
The President and Vice-President headline the DNC.

Ohio Teachers Unions at the DNC

The Sound of Ideas
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 9:00 pm
Michelle Faust spoke with leaders or local teachers unions who are attending the DNC Philadelphia.