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Politics

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It's a fraught period in political news and you need a source you can trust. WVXU’s wide-ranging coverage and high journalistic standards make it one of Greater Cincinnati’s most reliable sources for local and national political news. Here you can find articles and audio segments from our reporters on the Greater Cincinnati politics beat as well as syndicated programming from our partners at national and international news outlets like NPR and the BBC on current political issues.

Read political articles here on our website or listen to the latest political news on the go, at 91.7 FM on the radio or as your home station on the NPR app. Get the inside perspective on Senate races and campaigns of political leaders at the municipal, county, state and national levels. Follow the actions of political leaders and candidates in state, US House of Representatives and Senate races, as well as elections for State Supreme Court seats. Find out more about the obstacles in the way of securing infrastructure funding for repairing or replacing the Brent Spence Bridge and the Western Hills Viaduct in interviews with local leaders, as well as how data from the 2020 census will impact redistricting in Kentucky. Know the important names and developments within county and state political parties as well as their platforms and primary opponents. Learn about how hot-button issues like critical race theory and accusations of voter suppression are being weaponized in political conflicts and election campaigns across the country and in our backyard.

Keep up to date with matters like voting policy and court cases and the ways they affect the conversation across the country, as well as what the latest political news and current political issues on the federal level mean for us in the Greater Cincinnati area.