Stories tagged with: election 2010

November 4, 2010 - 4:04pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

New leaders, new beliefs, new government? Now that the election is over we spoke with a political science professor who projects what's next for our country and state.

On Capitol Hill, President Obama is faced with a more-balanced Congress, making it difficult as he attempts to move forward with his agenda. However, political science professor, Jared Farley, warns that Democrats and Republicans must work together.  

"They're going to have to find some things to work on...

November 3, 2010 - 12:41pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

Republican gains are being referred to as a 'hurricane,' sweeping from here in Muskingum County all the way to the Nation's Capital.

With victories in five of Ohio's state-wide races, four being snatched from Democrats, and the GOP picking up about 60 U.S. House seats claiming the majority, Republican Party Chairman for Muskingum County, Pat Hennessey, says the American people have sent a clear message.

"They want to see change. They're not happy with the change...

October 14, 2010 - 5:32pm
3 years 41 weeks ago

It's rare to turn on the television without catching political candidates mudslinging. We spoke with a Muskingum University political science professor about what this election's negative campaign advertising says about the candidates and the election.

Assistant political science professor Brian King says it's common to see negative advertisements in any election, however, it began much earlier this year.

"I think what that points to are the stakes. There is a lot at...

October 13, 2010 - 5:19pm
3 years 41 weeks ago

You have the opportunity to get to know 17 of the candidates that will be on the November ballot.

Sunday, October 17, the American Association of University Women is holding a candidates' forum that features the three candidates for Ohio's 18th congressional district, both Muskingum County commissioners candidates and state-wide candidates. This year, political candidates representing various third parties will also be in attendance.

"I think the Green Party, the...

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