City fathers say that hosting the 2016 Republican convention will be quite enough for one year. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Cleveland Drops Bid To Host Democratic Convention

After winning the Republican convention, city officials are bowing out of the campaign to host the Democrats.


Cleveland residents celebrate the news that LeBron James will return to the Cavaliers next season. (David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ohio Candidate Sees Economic Boom In James’ Return

Democratic candidate for governor Ed FitzGerald says the northeastern Ohio native’s return will help businesses and taxpayers.


Senator Rob Portman speaks to the National Press Club in Washington on June 17, 2014. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Portman Hints At 2016 Presidential Bid

Ohio Republican says he would toss hat in ring if he doesn’t like GOP candidate field.


Incumbent Republican Gov. John Kasich faced no primary opposition; he will face Democratic challenger Ed Fitzgerald in November. (Getty Images)

Cleveland Dem To Face GOP Ohio Governor In The Fall

Ed Fitzgerald easily won the Democratic primary for governor to set up November showdown with incumbent Republican John Kasich.


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.


Gov. John Kasich will not face a Tea Party challenge in the GOP primary. (Getty Images)

Tea Party Activist Nixes Kasich Primary Challenge

Ted Stevenot is bowing out of the gubernatorial race less than a week after entering.


Supporters cheer during a campaign rally (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Romney, Obama Descend On Battleground State Ohio

President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are pitching to college students and working-class voters in Ohio less than a week before early voting kicks off in this critical Midwestern state.


Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.


Paycheck Fairness Act News Conference (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The Equal Pay Burden?

This week in Washington, the United States Senate took up a bill that should be a non-controversial idea; that women and men should be paid equally for equal work. Mitt Romney’s campaign issued a statement […]


Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Walker’s Recall Victory Speaks Louder Than Protesters

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s blowout victory in his state’s recall election on Tuesday was predicted by virtually every poll taken prior to the election. He was the third to face a recall and the first […]




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