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President Barack Obama and Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney today are in Ohio offering dueling speeches about how to fix the economy. They will outline, in their most direct terms, the fierce debate that will decide the November election. The candidate’s jobs plans are especially important for Ohio’s long-term unemployed.
The new congressional map has prompted additional candidates to jump into Central Ohio races for congress.
A Republican Ohio congressman headed for a tough primary as a result of newly drawn districts has told his rival he will not seek re-election.
Mary Jo Kilroy’s plan to run for Congress in the new Franklin County district has been thrown a curve. The map approved Wednesday by Ohio lawmakers moves Kilroy’s Clintonville home into the 12th congressional district, a seat now held by long-time Congressman Pat Tiberi of Genoa Township.
“I know what people need here, and that working people in this community need a voice in Washington.” Mary Jo Kilroy, former U.S. Congresswoman
Ohio lawmakers are set to approve a new congressional map for the state. Many criticize the map as creating too few competitive districts. Some argue the redistricting task should be taken away from lawmakers and put in the hands of judges. How should congressional districts be drawn?
Hundreds of job seekers were joined by a small group of protesters as a Central Ohio congressman sponsored a job fair in Columbus. Most were looking for ‘Help Wanted’ signs.
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.
A recent conference in Columbus focused on preventing the radicalization of Somali youth. Officials say that has not been a problem in Columbus in the past and they want to make sure it does not happen in the future.
Freshman congressman Steve Stivers today told a business group in Worthington the U-S House will consider a 2011 federal budget resolution in two weeks. Stivers addressed five Chambers of Commerce in Worthington.