Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
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.
Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty joined WOSU Wednesday morning for a review of the President’s State of the Union address.
Anti-war slogans are everywhere in eastern Ohio this campaign season. â€œStop the War on Coalâ€ is one of the most common yard signs seen in Ohioâ€™s sprawling 6th congressional district, a region at the center of the stateâ€™s shale oil and gas boom.
One of the countryâ€™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.
Geauga County Prosecutor David Joyce will replace LaTourette, who’s retiring because of the increasingly-partisan climate in Washington.
Republican U.S. Rep. Steven LaTourette says the atmosphere in the House “no longer encourages the finding of common ground.”
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 the government force religious based employers provide free birth control for their workers?
Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris Redfern says he wants to return to the Legislature.
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.