Ohio Politics

DeWine, Cordray trade attacks over opioids in pointed debate

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Ohio's major-party governor candidates were harshly critical of each other in a spirited first debate Wednesday.Read more

Ohio National Guard no longer needed in North Carolina

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A convoy was scheduled to leave at noon Tuesday from the Army Enclave at the Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base in Columbus.Read more

Libertarians: Some candidates unfairly excluded from debates

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The Libertarian Party of Ohio says Libertarian and Green Party candidates are being unfairly excluded from gubernatorial debates.Read more

Ex-wife says she supports Sherrod Brown as ad focuses on domestic violence allegations

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Me Too Ohio says in the ad, “Senator Sherrod Brown is facing his own ‘me too’ movement from his past.”Read more

Face the State with Scott Light | September 16, 2018

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This week: Ohio polling, talking tariffs and grading the graders.Read more

Face the State with Scott Light | September 2, 2018

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This week on Face The State with Scott Light: Economic danger zone, changes in education and remembering John McCain.Read more

Ohio gubernatorial candidate buys Weather Channel ads ahead of hurricane

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The Republican candidate for Ohio governor has paid for ad time on The Weather Channel as it gears up for coverage of Hurricane Florence.Read more

Face the State with Scott Light | September 9, 2018

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This week: Ohio in the spotlight and anonymous resistance.Read more

Balderson sworn in as newest member of Congress

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Balderson, 56, defeated Democrat Danny O'Connor last month in an expensive, hard-fought special election to succeed longtime U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi, a Republican who...Read more

Sweltering schools: Lawmaker wants every Ohio school air-conditioned

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Nearly forty percent of Columbus City Schools do not have central air.Read more

Obama tells voters sitting on sidelines in 2018 'dangerous'

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Former President Barack Obama says he has a simple message headed into the fall midterm elections: Vote.Read more

State and local lawmakers call for creation of 'Office of Drug Policy'

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Several Ohio mayors and lawmakers from central Ohio are expressing their support for the creation of a new state office designed to connect state and local agencies in...Read more

FBI alleges bribes, extortion by ex-Ohio House speaker Rosenberger

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Federal investigators seized records from former Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger's office earlier this year as part of a federal criminal investigationRead more

President Trump again criticizes NFL, networks over anthem

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President Donald Trump again criticized the NFL and its broadcast partners concerning the national anthem.Read more

Face the State with Scott Light | August 26, 2018

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This week on Face The State with Scott Light:Special Election Results - Weeks after the August 7th Special Election, a winner has been declared. Our panel...Read more

Republican Ohio state Sen. Troy Balderson wins US House special election

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State Sen. Troy Balderson was certified Friday as the voters' pick over Democrat Danny O'Connor to complete the unexpired term of former long-time U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi.Read more