Election 2016

Election Day 2016: 'Ad it Up'

Nov 8, 2016
Ohio Valley Resource

If it seems like your TV time has been carpet-bombed with campaign ads, some data shows that you’re right.

Jeff Young reports that parts of the Ohio Valley region stand out in analysis of big campaign spending and high volume TV spots.

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Nov 8, 2016
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In the 435 U.S. House races, the Republicans have won 172 seats

and are leading in the races for 49 seats. The Democrats have won 116

seats and are leading in the races for 20 seats. Independent and other

party candidates have won or are leading for 0 seats. If these trends

Jeff Young/Ohio Valley ReSource

The opioid epidemic is on the agenda for political campaigns from the presidential race down to the local level in the Ohio Valley region. Election Day could shape the response to the crisis in states with some of the nation’s highest rates of addiction and overdoses.


Marisa Hempel

A few weeks ago, we had a panel of reporters gives us a preview of this year’s election.  This week, they’ll be back for a post-election reporter’s roundtable.

After the dust of the 2016 election settles, we will discuss the results with the journalists and get feedback from listeners.

 


 

 

In the past few years, many so-called “traditional values” have been challenged.

 


The legalization of same-sex marriage.  Efforts by transgender persons to gain acceptance, to say nothing of shifts in gender roles that have been under way for decades.

Is it possible these issues are at play in this year’s presidential race?

 

 

On this week’s Eastern Standard: Kentucky-born journalist, former NPR reporter and author of “The Fate of Gender: Nature, Nurture, and the Human Future.” Frank Browning joins us in a special edition of our show.

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Kentucky Republican Rand Paul says he will seek re-election to the U.S. Senate in 2016.