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‘Freshman’ Lawmakers Find Place In State Legislature

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8:01AM
January 8, 2013

Of the 132 state lawmakers sworn for the new General Assembly, 18 are there for the first time.

Democrats, Republicans At Odds Over Lame Duck Session

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7:32AM
November
9, 2012

There’s increasing partisan bickering about whether state lawmakers should address elections reform in the upcoming lame duck session.

Obama Coming To Central Ohio; Romney Hosting Rally In Cincinnati

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President Obama and Mitt Romney will be back in Ohio on the Friday before the election trying to sway voters in the key battleground state.
11:00AM
October 31, 2012

President Barack Obama is resuming his storm-delayed chase to win Ohio with help from former President Bill Clinton, while Republicans are putting together a huge rally for Friday evening.

Obama Campaign Announces Details On Columbus Rally

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The President will rally supporters in Cincinnati Monday morning before heading to Columbus.
8:54AM
September
14, 2012

The President’s re-election campaign says he’ll host a rally in Schiller Park in German Village Monday afternoon.

Group Vows To Force State To Purge Voter Rolls

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The right-leaning group Judicial Watch says many Ohio counties have more registered voters than residents.
7:47AM
August 28, 2012

Members of the group Judicial Watch say federal law requires Ohio and other states clean up voter rolls, including removing deceased people and illegal immigrants.

Obama Touts Economic Record, Criticizes Romney Policies

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7:54AM
July
6, 2012

Speaking to audiences in northern Ohio, President Obama touted his record on jobs and the economy while criticizing policies he said Mitt Romney would implement if elected to the White House.

State Party Chairmen Debate Top Issues Going Into Election

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Ohio Dem. Party Chairman Chris Redfern (left) and Ohio GOP Chairman Bob Bennett debated various issues at the Columbus Metropolitan Club on Wednesday.
8:01AM
May
24, 2012

The fall election is still about five months away, but Ohio Democratic Party chairman Chris Redfern and GOP chair Bob Bennett are talking like it’s just around the corner.

Ohio Dems. Propose Sending Up To $400 Million To Local Governments

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7:30AM
April
17, 2012

Democrats say the infusion of cash would help local government reverse layoffs and prevent future job losses. Republicans say the money just isn’t there.

Democrats Call For Changes In Inspector General’s Office

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Ohio Inspector General Randy Meyer.
7:29AM
January 31, 2012

Democrats say Randy Meyer’s recent speech at a Republican fundraiser is proof that the position has become too political.

Democrats Push Health Care Exchanges

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Minority Democrats have been criticizing GOP leaders for not moving ahead with setting up the federally-required health care exchanges.
8:58AM
January
6, 2012

Democratic state lawmakers are pushing a proposal that requires Ohio to set up the insurance exchange laid out in President Barack Obama’s health care law.