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

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The most common sign in eastern Ohio's 6th District doesn't mention either congressional candidate.
7:48AM
October
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

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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.
8:30AM
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

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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.
7:58AM
August
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

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Rep. Steven LaTourette was first elected to Congress in the GOP wave of 1994.
11:55AM
July
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

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Dennis Kucinich held several positions in Cleveland city government before moving on to the Ohio Legislature and Congress.
8:51AM
March
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

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Ohio Democratic Party chairman Chris Redfern wants to return to the Ohio Legislature.
7:58AM
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

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Ohio U.S. Senator Rob Portman thinks bipartisan deficit cutting committee will meet its deadline.
2:11PM
November
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.

Supreme Court: No Extra Time For Referendum Effort

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Democrats say the map unfairly favors Republicans, while GOP leaders say it follows the letter of the law.
8:24AM
October
28, 2011

Democrats argued they wasted time in court when they should have been gathering signatures for a referendum on Ohio’s new Congressional map.

“Joe The Plumber” To Run For Congress In N.W. Ohio

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Samuel "Joe" Wurzelbacher rose to national fame during the 2008 presidential campaign.
7:56AM
October
26, 2011

Samuel “Joe” Wurzelbacher says Americans deserve leaders from all walks of life.