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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.

GOP Refuses To Pull “Sympathizes With Rapists” Ad

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The ad was commissioned by the Ohio Republican Party in support of incumbent Supreme Court Justice Robert Cupp. He says he was unaware of the ad until he was contacted by news media.
1:00PM
October 26, 2012

The Ohio Bar Association says a state Supreme Court justice must demand the state GOP pull a controversial ad from the airwaves. But Republicans say the ad will stay on the air.

Ohio Libertarians Criticize Republicans, Hearing Ordered By Husted

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The Libertarian Party of Ohio is denouncing a hearing ordered by Secretary of State Jon Husted after what Libertarians call a frivolous complaints by Republicans.
7:51AM
September 6, 2012

The Libertarian Party of Ohio is denouncing a hearing ordered by Secretary of State Jon Husted after what Libertarians call a frivolous complaints by Republicans.

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.

Republicans: Commission Would Be “Taxation Without Representation”

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Advocates for redistricting reform say the state's latest congressional maps shows the system is broken.
8:24AM
July
13, 2012

A coalition of voter groups awaits word from the Ohio Secretary of State’s office on whether a proposal to revamp Ohio redistricting will go on the fall ballot. Republicans call the plan dangerous.

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.

Kasich, GOP Lawmakers Reach Compromise On Lake Erie Withdrawals

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A satellite image shows a massive algae bloom in Lake Erie's western basin. Scientists have linked algae to water withdrawals, pollution, and farm runoff.
8:00AM
April
17, 2012

The Governor vetoed an earlier version of the bill after it was sharply criticized by environmentalists, former Ohio governors, and current governors in other Great Lakes states.

McCain Campaigns For Mandel In Columbus

Sen. John McCain (R, AZ) Addresses OSU's Largest Graduating Class<br
Sen. John McCain (R, AZ) Addresses OSU's Largest Graduating Class
7:01AM
April 16, 2012

Arizona Senator John McCain, who lost the presidential race to Pres. Obama in 2008, will appear at a fundraising luncheon for Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel in Columbus.