Political Cocktail with Kevin Osborne | WCPO
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WCPO government & politics reporter Kevin Osborne brings you the latest headlines making news in Greater Cincinnati politics. Kevin sits down for casual conversations with a mix of movers and shakers to take you closer than ever with local leaders, asking the questions YOU want answered.
||Roxanne Qualls||Roxanne Qualls is a familiar face to many people in Cincinnati, but she hasn’t talked much to the media since losing the mayoral race in November to John Cranley. Qualls discusses the mayoral campaign, and what she’s done since leaving the limelight.||3/17/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Minority Inclusion, Cranley Defends Board of Health Pick, Budget Deficit||Kevin and WCPO Reporter Lucy May discuss Cincinnati’s efforts to improve minority inclusion in city contracting. Also hear from Mayor John Cranley, City Councilwoman Amy Murray, and Acting City Manager Scott Stiles.||3/10/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sherrod Brown (Mar. 3, 2014)||U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown discusses is his fight to raise the federal minimum wage. Also, interviews with civil rights pioneer Marian Spencer, Ohio Attorney General candidate David Pepper, & Jay Kincaid, the chief of staff for Mayor Cranley.||3/3/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rising violence, minority inclusion, streetcars (Feb. 24, 2014)||A discussion on how Police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell plans on dealing with rising violence in Cincinnati. Also, interviews with Ohio Rep. Alicia Reece, City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld and Chris Eilerman, the city's streetcar manager.||2/24/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Alex Triantafilou (Feb. 17, 2014)||Chairman of the Hamilton County Republican Party, Alex Triantafilou, gives his views on early voting, voter fraud, and bringing the RNC to Cincinnati.||2/17/14||Free||View In iTunes|
Great stuff. Glad WCPO and Osborne are doing this kind of stuff.