The Youngstown Vindicator says former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland will run for the Senate next year.
Women voters are getting more attention in this presidential season than ever before. In Ohio 59 percent of the electorate was female and the overwhelming majority voted for Hilary Clinton. For African American Ohio women the choice between Clinton and Barack Obama may have been more difficult.
Sponsored by the US State Department, 2 Iraqi political activists are touring the United Sates to learn more about democracy.
The latest census data from the agriculture Department shows more than 236,000 women were managing farms in the U-S in 2002 — up 13% from 1997. That works out to about one in every ten farms.