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Ohio lawmakers react to Governor Mike DeWine’s State of the State address
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio lawmakers in the House and Senate sounded off after Gov. Mike DeWine’s State of the State address in the Ohio House chamber Tuesday…. Read More
Republicans won House seats in blue New York. Those wins could help shape Congress
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — When Republicans take control of the U.S. House next month, they’ll have voters in New York to thank for roughly a third of their national gains…. Read More
A look at why Ohio Democrats won statewide races in only three of Ohio’s 88 counties
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Republicans won big in Ohio, as they have in midterm elections going back to 1994 — with the exception of a Democratic wave year… Read More
The bellwether districts to watch that could determine control of Congress
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Republicans are heavily favored to take back control of the House, likely breaking Democrats of full control in Washington. That’s largely because of the difficult national… Read More
Americans have increasingly negative views of those in the other political party
WASHINGTON D.C. (NPR) – The age of Trump has been hotly polarizing in a country that was already seeing its social fabric stretched thin. A large Pew survey out this… Read More
Tim Ryan wins U.S. Senate Democratic nomination in Ohio primary, AP says
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… Read More
U.S. Senate Democratic candidates lay out two paths for the party’s future in Ohio
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… Read More
Democrats running for Ohio governor pitch their approach to pressing issues
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… Read More
Democratic candidates for Ohio governor meet for first and only debate before May primary
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,… Read More
Ohio Democratic hopefuls for Senate cover Supreme Court, Ukraine at Central State University debate
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… Read More
Democrats on panel that approved GOP-drawn Ohio legislative district maps want their own lawyers
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… Read More
United Against Higher Spending, Centrist Democrats Don’t Agree On What To Cut Or Keep
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… Read More
7 Takeaways From The 1st Night Of The Democratic National Convention
Former first lady Michelle Obama stole the show as Democrats tried out a glossy, highly produced, made-for-TV special to replace the energy of a live crowd at a convention.
Bernie Sanders Endorses Joe Biden For President
Sanders suspended his own campaign last week after determining his path to victory was “virtually impossible.”
Everything You Need To Know About The New Hampshire Primary
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the favorite, as progressives seem to be coalescing around him and moderates are split among several candidates.
4 Presidential Candidates to Headline Ohio Democrats’ Dinner
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… Read More
The DNC Is About To Cut The 2020 Field In Half, And Spark Plenty Of Controversy
The shrinking field will please some who worry about Democrats’ chances of defeating President Trump. But some candidates are already complaining party leaders are trying to manipulate the process.
Threats To U.S. Elections Aren’t Going Away. What Have The 2020 Democrats Proposed?
FBI Director Christopher Wray and former special counsel Robert Mueller both warned this week about the perils to the 2020 presidential race. What would the candidates do about it?
Poll: Americans Not Sold On Trump — Or Democrats
President Trump has his highest approval rating yet, even though his reelection prospects continue to be lackluster. But voters aren’t yet buying what Democrats are selling.
Democrats Question Time Spent On Abortion Bills Instead Of Budget
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… Read More
More Democrats Call For Impeachment Proceedings Against President Trump
A number of the 2020 Democratic candidates, like their colleagues in Congress, are debating how to hold President Trump accountable for his actions following the release of the Mueller report.
Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan Joins 2020 Race With A Populist Pitch To Blue Collar Voters
The Democrat announced his decision on ABC’s The View, saying he’s running to be a champion for manufacturing in a country that’s been fractured by trade and outsourcing.
House Dems Push Their Priorities As Budget Talks Begin
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,… Read More
US Senate Rivals Strickland, Sittenfeld Note Differences
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… Read More