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Ryan Will Not Run for Senate in Ohio

Although a reversal on his abortion stance last month prompted speculation that Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) would challenge Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) in next year’s election, the lawmaker said today he will not run for the seat, the Columbus Dispatch reports. “He indicated he would seek another term in Congress.” The post Ryan Will Not […]

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Ohio Bartender Charged With Threatening to Kill John Boehner

A former bartender at House Speaker John Boehner’s country club was arrested last month after telling a police officer he considered poisoning the Ohio Republican’s drink and had planned to shoot him, authorities said. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Ohio bartender contemplated poisoning Boehner: court documents

By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) – An Ohio bartender suspected of wanting to poison U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner has been charged with threatening to murder the Republican politician, court documents showed on Tuesday. Michael Hoyt, who served Boehner at a country club in Ohio and checked into a psychiatric facility after he was […]

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Turkey tithe: Ohio legislator wants extra retail pay on Thanksgiving

A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving — an effort that comes as Macy’s, the holiday’s quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day. Full News here – FOX News

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Longtime Columbus, Ohio, Mayor Coleman won’t seek fifth term

By Jo Ingles COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) – Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman said on Tuesday he would not seek a fifth term next year as mayor of Ohio’s capital and most populous city. Coleman, 60, a Democrat first elected in 1999, was included this month in Ebony magazine’s “Power 100″ list of the most influential African-Americans. […]

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John Kasich Wins in Ohio; Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania Is Defeated

Rick Scott of Florida and Scott Walker of Wisconsin were re-elected in states that both parties are looking to as a gauge of voter sentiment in the run-up to the 2016 presidential race. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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GOP governors re-elected in Ohio, South Carolina

Fox News projects that Ohio GOP Gov. John Kasich has been re-elected.   Full News here – FOX News

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Jon Husted vs. Nina Turner Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Ohio Secretary of State Race 2014

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Jon Husted vs. Nina Turner Secretary of State race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That’s what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you! We are a national nonpartisan initiative working with college and […]

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As Ebola Fears Spread, Ohio and Texas Close Some Schools

The schools were closed after officials learned that students and an adult had either been on a flight with or had come into contact with Amber Joy Vinson, a nurse infected with Ebola. Full News here – NYT > Politics

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U.S. Supreme Court votes 5-4 to delay start of early Ohio voting

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday cut back on early voting in Ohio by preventing people from casting in-person ballots this week in the lead-up to the Nov. 4 midterm elections. The Supreme Court voted 5-4 along ideological lines to put on hold a ruling by U.S. District Court […]

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