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SPOTLIGHT STORY: Householder Scandal Has DeWine Under Siege
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Counter Points is written by WVXU Senior Political Analyst Howard Wilkinson. In it, he shares insights on political news on the local, state and national level that impacts the 2020 election. Counter Points is delivered once a week on Wednesdays and will cease publication soon after the November election is decided.

Politics Chat: The Political Fallout From Householder's Bribery Scandal

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Jay LaPrete
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Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder leaves the federal courthouse after an initial hearing following charges against him and four others alleging a $60 million bribery scheme Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Columbus.

The arrest by the FBI of Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four of his fellow Republicans in a $61 million bribery case is not only the largest such scandal in Ohio political history, it could have an impact on Ohio elections for years to come.

WVXU Senior Political Analyst Howard Wilkinson spoke with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik about the potential political fallout from the Householder case.

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