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Judge Orders 3 Early Voting Days Restored In Ohio

A federal judge ordered Ohio’s elections chief Wednesday to restore the final three days of in-person, early voting in the swing state in a ruling that gives Democrats a victory going into the fall election.

06/11/2014

Campaign finance reports show Gov. John Kasich is the exception, having raised five times more money than Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald. (Getty Images)

Democrats Outraise GOP Incumbents In 3 Ohio Races 

Democrats in three statewide races have outraised incumbent Republicans in the most recent campaign reporting period.

04/24/2014

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Challenge To Law That Makes It A Crime To Make False Statements About Candidate During Election Goes To Supreme Court

Negative campaigning and mudslinging may be a fact of life in American politics, but can false accusations made in the heat of an election be punished as a crime?

04/16/2014

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Poll Worker Who Said She Voted Multiple Times For Obama For Family Members Released Early From Prison

A former Ohio poll worker sentenced to five years in prison for voting illegally on behalf of other people has been released from prison after less than a year behind bars.

03/11/2014

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Cuyahoga County Cigarette And Alcohol Excise Tax

In this edition of Cleveland Connection, Dave talks with Tom Yablonsky, Executive Director of the Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation about the plus side of renewing the excise tax on cigarettes and alcohol in Cuyahoga County [...]

02/09/2014

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson To Seek 3rd Term

The former city council member first elected in 2005 has been praised for trying to turn around the Cleveland’s schools. But opponent Ken Lanci points to the district’s low grades on the state’s education report card. He runs a printing business in the city.

06/30/2013

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Paterno Family OKs Penn State Trustee Candidates

The family of former Penn State coach Joe Paterno has endorsed three candidates for the university’s Board of Trustees who have the backing of an alumni group that has been critical of how university leaders handled the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

04/08/2013

"I voted" stickers are seen on June 5, 2012 at the town hall polling station in the town of Hudson, Wisconsin, during voting for current Governor Scott Walker and challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. The recall election marks just the third time in US history that a state governor has been challenged midterm. Wisconsin is a key swing state in the November presidential election. It is seen as leaning toward Obama, but Tuesday's vote could show an inclination to flip toward Republican challenger Mitt Romney. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Ohioans Must Register By Monday To Vote In Primary

Monday is the deadline for Ohioans to register to vote for the May 7 primary election.

04/06/2013

Barack Obama (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Detective: Prankster Registered As ‘Obama’ In 2008

A county detective is trying to figure out how an apparent prankster was able to fill out a 2008 voter registration card signed “Barack H. Obama.”

01/16/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

13 Vie To Fill Vacancy On Ohio Supreme Court

Thirteen judges and lawyers are vying for an appointment to the Ohio Supreme Court by Gov. John Kasich, his office announced Monday.

11/19/2012

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