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Kasich Campaign May Be Looking Past November

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7:53AM
August 21, 2014

When John Kasich met with supporters in Beavercreek earlier this week, he didn’t mention his opponent in November.

Gov. Kasich Mum On Democratic Challenger’s Campaign

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Republican incumbent governor John Kasich (left) and his Democratic rival Ed FitzGerald
11:50AM
August 20, 2014

Ohio governor John Kasich is staying mum on his Democratic challenger’s recent campaign problems.

Democratic Candidate For Ohio AG Repeatedly Ticketed

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Pepper has paid near $10,000 in parking fines
12:30PM
August 19, 2014

Democratic attorney general candidate David Pepper has paid nearly $10,000 in parking fines over the past 14 years after being ticketed more than 180 times.

Two Top Aides Leave Fitzgerald Campaign, More Changes Possible

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A Fitzgerald campaign spokeswoman confirms that campaign manager Nick Buis and communications director Daniel McElhatton have left their day-to-day roles with the campaign, but will assist as consultants on an as needed basis.
8:29AM
August 19, 2014

After weeks of bad headlines, low poll numbers and disappointing fundraising, there’s a major shakeup rattling the campaign of the Democratic candidate for governor.

House Committee Begins Hearings On Common Core Repeal Bill

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This bill is before the Rules Committee, not the Education Committee, where Republican chair Gerald Stebelton of Lancaster halted a similar measure last fall.
9:46AM
August
18, 2014

Hearings are scheduled to begin today on a controversial second attempt to repeal the Common Core public education standards now being phased in in Ohio.

Columbus Rally Part Of National Protest

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Sam Gresham of Common Cause Ohio speaks at a Thursday rally denouncing police violence.
9:09AM
August
15, 2014

Dozens of locals gathered at a downtown Columbus park Thursday night to remember victims of police violence.

Ohio’s Moratorium On Executions Extended Through End Of Year

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A federal judge has extended the moratorium on executions in Ohio until January 15. The moratorium was scheduled to end this week.
11:18AM
August
11, 2014

The one-page order by Columbus federal judge Gregory Frost issued Friday affects the state’s latest death penalty policy change, which was announced in late April and increases the amount of the sedative and painkiller Ohio uses.

DNC Calls Columbus Visit “Helpful”, Still No Decision On 2016

Delegates from the Democratic National Party arrive Wednesday at Nationwide Arena.
Delegates from the Democratic National Party arrive Wednesday at Nationwide Arena.
1:03PM
August
8, 2014

Columbus awaits a decision on a political plum. A team from the Democratic National Committee wrapped up a two day visit to get a close up look for a possible 2016 national convention.

A Look At Elevator Pitches For 2016 Democratic Convention

T-shirt wore by participants at rally welcoming Democratic National Party at a rally outside Nationwide Arena on Wednesday.
T-shirt wore by participants at rally welcoming Democratic National Party at a rally outside Nationwide Arena on Wednesday.
4:42PM
August 7, 2014

A collection of civic, business and academic leaders from the five cities vying for the 2016 Democratic Convention provide a snapshot as to why their city should be chosen to host the convention.

Dems In Columbus Another Day To Assess Site For 2016 Convention

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A Democratic team visits Columbus for a second day as it decides where to hold 2016 political convention.
12:27PM
August 7, 2014

State and local leaders plan to join Democratic planners to discuss Columbus’ bid to host the political party’s presidential convention in 2016.