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Ron Paul Tops Ohio GOP Straw Poll

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Ron Paul captured more than half of the vote in Ohio's GOP Straw Poll.
8:55AM
October 23, 2011

The long-time Texas Congressman won Ohio’s first Republican straw poll.

Ohio Senate Approves Two Primary Elections in 2012

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Supporters of splitting the primaries say it's necessary because of looming uncertainty over new Congressional districts.
3:19PM
October
20, 2011

The move extends the deadline for candidates to file to run for Congress, which supporters say is necessary given the uncertainty over Ohio’s new Congressional map.

Can Herman Cain Win The GOP Nomination?

Posted: October 14, 2011

The frontrunner (at least in one poll) in the race for the GOP presidential nomination was in Central Ohio last night. Herman Cain spoke in Circleville. Despite his surge, his campaign is still seen as a long-shot. Do you think Herman Cain can win the Republican nomination?

Ohio Apportionment Board Approves New Districts

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12:58PM
September
28, 2011

Republican-drawn boundaries for Ohio’s legislative districts have cleared a state board, likely bolstering the GOP’s grip on the General Assembly for the next decade.

Poll: Ohio GOP Voters Prefer Romney, Perry A Close 2nd

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The latest poll shows Ohio GOP voters prefer Romney most out of all the candidates, but would pick Rick Perry over Romney in a head-to-head race.
10:18AM
September
28, 2011

But the poll says President Obama polls slightly better than both Romney and Perry for the 2012 general election.

U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers To Vote ‘Yes’ On House Speaker’s Debt Plan

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Ohio members of Congress are deciding how to vote on Speaker John Boehner's plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling.
5:11PM
July
28, 2011

Ohio members of Congress are deciding how to vote on Speaker John Boehner’s plan to raise the nation’s debt ceiling. A Central Ohio freshman Congressman plans to vote “yes” on the measure.

Blackwell Ends Senate Speculation

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J. Kenneth Blackwell -- the former GOP treasurer, secretary of state and 2006 gubernatorial candidates -- just announced on Twitter he won't run for the seat now held by Democrat Sherrod Brown.
12:00AM
June
24, 2011

J. Kenneth Blackwell — the former GOP treasurer, secretary of state and 2006 gubernatorial candidates — just announced on Twitter he won’t run for the seat now held by Democrat Sherrod Brown.

Rep. Kilroy Hosts Small Business Roundtable

12:00AM
January
28, 2010

15th District Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy Thursday talked job creation with a group of small business leaders at the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. Kilroy, a Democrat, says she wants to ensure that small businesses have the tools they need to be successful. But a spokesman for the Republican Party is skeptical.

Republicans Shuffle Candidates For Fall Races.

12:00AM
January
26, 2010

One of the two Republican candidates for Ohio attorney general has decided to run for state auditor. Delaware County Prosecutor David Yost announced he’d switchraces. He drew criticism from Republican state Rep. Seth Morgan and his Tea Party backers.

One of Two GOP Representatives to Support Delay of State Income Tax Says Legislature “Wasting Time”

Rep. Ross McGregor (R)Springfield
12:00AM
October 22, 2009

Hearings are expected to begin in the state Senate next week on a measure to delay the final year of income tax cuts in Ohio.