Politics

House approves bill to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes

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Moving to stem a vaping epidemic among young people, the House has approved a bill to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products.Read more

Tennessee bill would let anyone over 21 carry handgun without permit

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It would let citizens carry everywhere with the exception of some restricted areas.Read more

Ohio US Rep. Jim Jordan says there's a 'good chance' President Trump 'wins big' in November

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During a panel discussion at the annual CPAC, the congressman also appeared optimistic about Republicans taking back the House.Read more

Sen. Warren bill would move border wall funds to fight coronavirus

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) introduced legislation that would require money allotted to build the U.S.-Mexico border wall to instead be used to fight against the new...Read more

Ohio bill would ban transgender athletes from competing in girls and women’s sports

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It comes as three high school girl runners in Connecticut are suing to block a policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls' sports.Read more

House makes lynching a federal hate crime, 65 years after Emmett Till

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The bill, introduced by Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush and named after Till, comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation.Read more

Ohio Senate: Put country on permanent daylight saving time

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She calls the twice-yearly switch between standard and daylight saving time “government-induced biannual jetlag.”Read more

Trump says US 'very ready' for coronavirus threat; Pence to lead response

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President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the U.S. is “very, very ready” for whatever the coronavirus threat brings, and he put his vice president in charge of...Read more