National Politics

President's media strategy creating friction

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer's briefing with reporters turned testy on Monday.Read more

CRIS sees silver lining for local refugees in Supreme Court's travel ban ruling

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Angela Plummer with CRIS says she breathed a sigh of relief after reading through Monday's Supreme Court ruling. Read more

Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured

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The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama's health care law, the Congressional...Read more

Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

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The action Monday is a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.Read more

Mike DeWine enters race for Ohio governor

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Attorney General Mike DeWine has entered the 2018 race for Ohio governor positioned as one of the state's longest serving and best known politicians.Read more

Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care

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President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an...Read more

Bernie Sanders speaks at health care rally in Columbus

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Sanders (I-VT) was in Columbus to try and convince Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and Republicans to vote against the proposed health care legislation.Read more

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

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President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election meddling, questioning Thursday why the...Read more

Experts: US exiting climate pact may doom some small islands

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To small island nations where the land juts just above the rising seas, the U.S. pulling out of the Paris global warming pact makes the future seem as fragile and built...Read more

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

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Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans.Read more

Sen. Portman: Student held by North Korea was 'amazing young man'

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U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says North Korea must be held accountable for what happened to Otto Warmbier.Read more

In Iowa, Trump ready to rally base, celebrate GOP resilience

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With the appearance in Cedar Rapids, he will have held five rallies in the first five months in office.Read more

After Warmbier's death, US weighs travel ban on North Korea

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The Trump administration is considering banning travel by U.S. citizens to North Korea.Read more

Republicans' Medicaid rollback collides with opioid epidemic

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The Republican campaign to roll back Barack Obama's health care law is colliding with America's opioid epidemic.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | June 18, 2017

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This week on Face The State with Scott Light: ECOT asked to pay back Ohio andRead more

Russia to treat U.S. led coalition planes in Syria as targets

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Moscow has condemned the U.S. downing of the Syrian government fighter jet after it dropped bombs nears U.S. partner forces.Read more