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Disgraced Lawmaker Bashes Boehner In New Book

Speaking on All Sides this morning, Ney admitted to taking illegal gifts, including a golf trip to Scotland, from disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
1, 2013

Republican former Congressman Bob Ney admits to taking illegal gifts, including a golf trip to Scotland, from disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, but he says John Boener and other House Republicans went back on several promises.

Columbus Congresswoman: SOTU Was “Good Beginning” For Compromise

Joyce Beatty addresses supporters after winning democratic primary in Ohio's 3rd district congressional race last year.
13, 2013

Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty joined WOSU Wednesday morning for a review of the President’s State of the Union address.

“War On Coal” At Forefront In The Race For Ohio’s 6th District

The most common sign in eastern Ohio's 6th District doesn't mention either congressional candidate.
25, 2012

Anti-war slogans are everywhere in eastern Ohio this campaign season. “Stop the War on Coal” is one of the most common yard signs seen in Ohio’s sprawling 6th congressional district, a region at the center of the state’s shale oil and gas boom.

Incumbents Vie For Merged Congressional Seat

Betty Sutton, a labor lawyer, state lawmaker and Democrat, is seeking a sixth term in a Congress, after GOP lawmakers wiped out her district and merged some of it into Renacci’s.
October 11, 2012

One of the country’s most expensive congressional races saw its only debate yesterday between near-opposite incumbents running for what has been a swing district in northeast Ohio.

GOP Names Replacement For LaTourette On Ballot

David Joyce was introduced as the GOP candidate for Ohio's 14th Congressional District, which sits along Lake Erie in northeast Ohio and is seen as reliably republican.
13, 2012

Geauga County Prosecutor David Joyce will replace LaTourette, who’s retiring because of the increasingly-partisan climate in Washington.

Long-Time Ohio Congressman Retiring Because Of Political Climate

Rep. Steven LaTourette was first elected to Congress in the GOP wave of 1994.
31, 2012

Republican U.S. Rep. Steven LaTourette says the atmosphere in the House “no longer encourages the finding of common ground.”

Spokesman: Kucinich Not Running For Congress In Washington State

Dennis Kucinich held several positions in Cleveland city government before moving on to the Ohio Legislature and Congress.
9, 2012

The long-time congressman lost his primary bid this week after his district was merged with that of another long-time Democratic Representative, Marcy Kaptur.

Should Religious Groups Be Forced To Provide Free Birth Control?

Posted: February 9, 2012

Should the government force religious based employers provide free birth control for their workers?

Filing Deadline Brings Surprises Along With Candidates

Ohio Democratic Party chairman Chris Redfern wants to return to the Ohio Legislature.
December 8, 2011

Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris Redfern says he wants to return to the Legislature.

Ohio Senator Portman Optimistic Deficit Deadline Can be Met

Rob Portman
Ohio U.S. Senator Rob Portman thinks bipartisan deficit cutting committee will meet its deadline.
17, 2011

U.S. Senator Rob Portman Thursday said he remains optimistic the bi-partisan congressional supercommittee will meet next week’s deadline. But the Ohio Republican acknowledged time to meet next Wednesday’s deadline is running out.