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Health and Human Services Secretary Optimistic For Bipartisan Healthcare Reform Bill

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August
21, 2009

U.S. Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy and a member of President Obama’s cabinet visited Columbus today. The pair stopped by Ohio State’s medical center to view a state-of-the-art records-keeping program. But they also promoted the healthcare overhaul.

Families Say Goodbye To Ohio National Guard’s 585th Company Bound For Iraq

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August 13, 2009

170 soldiers and their families said goodbye Thursday during a deployment ceremony in Marysville. The Ohio Army National Guard troops will soon travel to Iraq.

Rep. Kilroy Calls For Auto Franchise Trimming Moratorium

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May
15, 2009

Yesterday Chrysler notified dozens of Ohio dealers that their franchises would be terminated. Today General Motors is doing the same thing. Ohio Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy is calling for a one-month delay in the terminations.

Historical Society Makes Bid for Stimulus Funds

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February
18, 2009

Governor Strickland calls the more than $8 billion in federal stimulus money coming to Ohio “the right investment at the right time to jump start the stalled economy.” Strickland and other elected officials had high praise Wednesday for the federal stimulus package even as some individuals lined up to make a bid for some of the money.

Kilroy Defeats Stivers in 15th Congressional Race

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December
7, 2008

Democrats have taken a seat from House Republicans after the counting of provisional ballots in a race in central Ohio. Unofficial results Sunday showed that Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy beat Republican Steve Stivers by more than 2,000 votes.

Ohio Supreme Court Throws Out 1,000 Provisional Ballots

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December
5, 2008

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in favor of throwing out 1,000 provisional ballots in Franklin County that had been improperly filled out by voters.

Ohio Supreme Court Will Rule on Provisional Ballot Case

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November
25, 2008

A 3-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday that the Ohio Supreme Court rather than federal court is the proper forum to decide whether thousands of provisional ballots will be counted. Riding on the outcome of that count is the congressional race in Ohio’s 15th District where Republican Steve Stivers leads Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy by fewer than 600 votes.

Judge Rules Ballots Should Count, But Issues Injunction

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November
20, 2008

A federal judge in Columbus has ruled that about 1,000 disputed provisional ballots cast in Franklin County must be counted. Those ballots could determine the outcome of the 15th congressional district race between Republican Steve Stivers and Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy.

Federal Judge Hears Provisional Ballot Case

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November
17, 2008

A federal judge in Columbus says he’ll rule by Thursday on whether 1,000 disputed provisional ballots should be counted. The ballots were cast in Franklin County and could determine the outcome of the 15th Congressional District race.

Provisional Ballots, Computer Glitches, Poll Worker and Voter Errors All Part of Election Day Headaches, Delays

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November
7, 2008

The Franklin County Board of Elections today is correcting some ballot counts and processing more than 27,000 provisional ballots in a bid to put the wraps on Election 2008. But a Congressional race hangs in the balance.