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Activists Deliver Petitions to McConnell’s Office

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Activists wanting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow a vote on President Barack Obama’s eventual Supreme Court nominee have delivered boxes of petition signatures to the Kentucky Republican’s office in Louisville. Sara Duggan, a registered nurse, was among the activists stopping by McConnell’s office on Friday. She told a McConnell… Read More

The West Virginia State Capitol at night

Union: Politicians Concealed Emails Over Right-to-Work Study

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A trade union says West Virginia University and the state Senate concealed emails about right-to-work legislation, going against the state’s Freedom of Information Act. The Register-Herald reports that the two lawsuits filed last week by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters contend $17,000 in state money was used to fund a study… Read More

Ohio Judicial Race: GOP Backs AG’s Son; Lawyer Panel Doesn’t

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – In campaigning for a state Supreme Court seat, the Ohio attorney general’s son has outpaced others in fundraising and received a Republican endorsement but isn’t getting the recommendation of an Ohio State Bar Association review panel. The Columbus Dispatch reports the association’s Commission on Judicial Candidates gave Cincinnati appellate court Judge… Read More