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0000017a-3b40-d913-abfe-bf44a4f90000Howard Wilkinson joined the WVXU news team as the politics reporter and columnist in April 2012 , after 30 years of covering local, state and national politics for The Cincinnati Enquirer. On this page, you will find his weekly column, Politically Speaking; the Monday morning political chats with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik and other news coverage by Wilkinson. A native of Dayton, Ohio, Wilkinson has covered every Ohio gubernatorial race since 1974, as well as 16 presidential nominating conventions. Along with politics, Wilkinson also covered the 2001 Cincinnati race riots, the Lucasville prison riot in 1993, the Air Canada plane crash at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in 1983, and the 1997 Ohio River flooding. And, given his passion for baseball, you might even find some stories about the Cincinnati Reds here from time to time.

Political Junkie Ken Rudin Joins Us To Recap The First 100 Days Of The Trump Administration

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Political Junkie Ken Rudin and Howard Wilkinson discuss the early days of the Trump administration.

This Saturday marks President Donald Trump's one hundredth day in office. While that 100th day is an arbitrary benchmark, it is the milestone we have come to use in measuring a president's performance.

The Trump administration is pointing to job creation, regulation cuts and national security as just some of the president's accomplishments. But the courts have blocked his immigration ban, Congress failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and investigations of Russian efforts to influence last November's election continue.

Joining us for a look at President Trump's successes and failures during his first 100 days are Political Junkie Ken Rudin and WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson.