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U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Tim Ryan fills out his paperwork at the Ohio Secretary of State's office.

Tim Ryan wins U.S. Senate Democratic nomination in Ohio primary, AP says

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Congressman Tim Ryan has won the Democratic nomination in his run for U.S. Senate, according to a projection by The Associated Press. Ryan beat Morgan Harper, an attorney and community activist, and Traci Johnson, a business owner and activist. Ryan’s campaign focused on general election issues in hopes of… Read More

U.S. Senate Democratic candidates; Tim Ryan, Morgan Harper

U.S. Senate Democratic candidates lay out two paths for the party’s future in Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — There are three candidates running for the Democratic nomination in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race and the two leading challengers are setting two different tones on pressing issues like foreign policy and government spending. The Democratic candidates running for U.S. Senate include Morgan Harper, community activist and attorney, Traci “TJ”… Read More

John Cranley, former mayor of Cincinnati, responds to a question in the Ohio Gubernatorial Democratic Primary Debate with Nan Whaley, former mayor of Dayton, at the Paul Robeson Cultural & Performing Arts Center at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio

Democrats running for Ohio governor pitch their approach to pressing issues

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — When Democrats in Ohio cast their primary ballots for governor in this May 3 election, they’ll have to choose between two southwest Ohio former mayors. Nan Whaley, the former mayor of Dayton, is facing off against John Cranley, the former mayor of Cincinnati. The candidates were once colleagues as… Read More

John Cranley, former mayor of Cincinnati, and Nan Whaley, former mayor of Dayton, shake hands after the Ohio Gubernatorial Democratic Primary Debate at the Paul Robeson Cultural & Performing Arts Center at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio

Democratic candidates for Ohio governor meet for first and only debate before May primary

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WILBERFORCE, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) —The Democratic candidates for governor met in their first and only debate before the May 3 primary. And while the Republican gubernatorial debate was canceled, the leading candidate in that race was talked about quite a bit. Former Cincinnati mayor John Cranley and ex-Dayton mayor Nan Whaley are friends. And… Read More

U.S. Senate Democratic candidates Traci “TJ" Johnson, Morgan Harper and Rep. Tim Ryan stand during opening statements at Ohio’s U.S. Senate Democratic Primary Debate at Central State University.

Ohio Democratic hopefuls for Senate cover Supreme Court, Ukraine at Central State University debate

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WILBERFORCE, Ohio (ideastream) — Ohio’s three Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate met for a debate hosted by the Ohio Debate Commission at Central State University on Monday. The brisk midday debate saw Congressman Tim Ryan making workers the focus of his remarks while he tried to fend off challenges from Morgan Harper, who emphasized her… Read More

Ohio House and Ohio Senate district maps approved by Ohio Redistricting Commission

Democrats on panel that approved GOP-drawn Ohio legislative district maps want their own lawyers

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The fight over Ohio’s new Republican-drawn House and Senate maps has a behind the scenes battle going on over how the split views on the panel that drew the maps will be represented in court. The groups suing over the maps – which were approved last weekend on a… Read More

Sens. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.

United Against Higher Spending, Centrist Democrats Don’t Agree On What To Cut Or Keep

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill have set the end of October as the time frame to nail down an agreement on a scaled-back version of President Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda. After initially setting the price tag at $3.5 trillion over 10 years to enact sweeping health care, climate, education and… Read More

Rep. Tim Ryan

4 Presidential Candidates to Headline Ohio Democrats’ Dinner

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The national Democratic chairman and four of the party’s 2020 presidential contenders are scheduled to headline the Ohio Democratic Party’s biggest annual fundraiser. The party announced the line-up for its State Dinner Monday. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez will be joined by White House candidates Julián Castro, Amy Klobuchar, Tim… Read More

The Ohio Statehouse

Democrats Question Time Spent On Abortion Bills Instead Of Budget

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Ohio is operating on a budget extension since lawmakers failed to pass a new two-year state budget by the constitutionally mandated June 30th deadline. Some Democrats are whether time that was spent on a controversial abortion law recently put on hold by a federal court could have been used better hammering out details of the state budget…. Read More

House Dems Push Their Priorities As Budget Talks Begin

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As the Ohio House prepares to hold hearings on Gov. Mike DeWine’s proposed operating budget, Democratic members want to make sure their priorities are considered. Issues including a higher minimum wage, paid family leave, and health care security are all part of what the Dems call the “Ohio Promise” plan. Democrats say Ohio has the promise of rewarding hard… Read More

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US Senate Rivals Strickland, Sittenfeld Note Differences

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Two Democrats seeking Ohio’s U.S. Senate seat in 2016 didn’t mention each other by name, but they did point out their differences at party’s annual legacy dinner in Columbus. Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland and 30-year-old Cincinnati councilman P.G. Sittenfeld were among the featured speakers at the sold-out event Friday night. The winner of next… Read More