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Politics Aug 04Trump-backed Carey, centrist Brown win Ohio U.S. House races
Mike Carey, a coal lobbyist backed by former President Donald Trump, beat a bevy of Republicans in central Ohio, while Cuyahoga County Council member Shontel Brown pulled out a victory for the Democratic establishment in Cleveland, in a pair of…
Nation May 05States push back against use of facial recognition by police
At least seven states already have enacted restrictions limiting government use of the technology and about 20 states are debating additional bills. States want to know how and why the technology is being used.
Politics Jan 16Some in the GOP parrot far-right talk of a coming civil war
War-like imagery has begun spreading in Republican circles after the attack on the U.S. Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters, with some elected officials and party leaders rejecting pleas to tone down rhetoric calling for a second…
Nation Oct 23Dispute over Ohio drop box limit ends as advocates drop suit
The fight over Ohio’s limit on ballot drop boxes ended Friday after a coalition of voting rights groups opted to drop their lawsuit. The move leaves in place an election chief’s order that was derided by three separate courts.
Politics Oct 11Biden visit Monday caps push into Ohio, once a longshot
Joe Biden is set to make his first general election campaign visit Monday to Ohio, signaling the former vice president’s hopes of winning the state Democrats lost by a significant margin in the 2016 election.
Politics Sep 21WATCH: Trump speaks at campaign rally in Swanton, Ohio
Republican strategists say Trump has lost support in suburbs across the state he carried in 2016, prompting debate among Republicans about whether his rural outreach can offset the continued decline in metro areas.
Politics Jul 21Ohio House speaker, 4 others arrested in $60 million bribery case
U.S. Attorney David DeVillers says the ploy was probably the largest bribery scheme ever perpetrated against the state of Ohio. Ohio's governor is calling on Householder to resign immediately.
Nation May 19Annie Glenn, widow of U.S. Sen. John Glenn, dies at 100
Annie Glenn, the widow of astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn and a communication disorders advocate, died Tuesday of complications from COVID-19. She was 100.
Health Mar 23Texas moves to ban most abortions during virus outbreak
Abortion-rights leaders nationwide decried the tactic, saying it was an affront to women grappling with difficult decisions amid the disruptions of the pandemic.
Politics Mar 17Ohio Democratic Party sues over delay of primary election
The Ohio Democratic Party has filed a lawsuit over Secretary of State Frank LaRose's decision to set a new state primary election date. But politicians on both sides of the aisle are expressing frustration after the primary was postponed because…