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Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 07, 2021 09:08 AM EDT

Akron Beacon Journal. June 6, 2021. Editorial: Taking time to listen is wise move; trying to silence others is not Recent events show how history repeats itself. As you probably have read in the Beacon Journal, a retired Army...

Veteran House member rules out 2022 Senate bid

May. 26, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A six-term U.S. House member who represents a district that sprawls across eastern and southeastern Ohio has ruled out joining the Republican U.S. Senate primary race. Rep. Bill Johnson, 66, told the Vindicator newspaper for a report Wednesday...

House narrowly approves $1.9B to fortify Capitol after riot

May. 20, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Thursday narrowly approved $1.9 billion to fortify the Capitol after the Jan. 6 insurrection, as Democrats pushed past Republican opposition to try to harden the complex with retractable fencing and a quick-response force following the most violent domestic...

House backs commission on Jan. 6 riot over GOP objections

May. 20, 2021 00:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted to create an independent commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, sending the legislation to an uncertain future in the Senate as Republican leaders work to stop a bipartisan investigation that is opposed by former President Donald...

House backs commission on Jan. 6 riot over GOP objections

May. 19, 2021 22:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to create an independent commission on the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, sending the legislation to an uncertain future in the Senate as Republican leaders work to stop a bipartisan investigation that is opposed by former...

Republicans vie for Trump's blessing in Ohio Senate primary

May. 19, 2021 00:53 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — One candidate has been circulating a who's-done-more-for-Donald Trump scorecard. Footage of a waving Trump was dropped without context into a TV ad for another. A photo posted to Twitter gushes over the ex-president and his wife stopping by a third candidate's fundraiser...

Slow population growth costs Ohio a House seat, census shows

Apr. 26, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has lost one seat in Congress as a result of new census figures released Monday, marking the sixth-straight decade of congressional declines for the state. Prompted by sluggish population growth over the past decade, the loss of a U.S. House...

Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan to seek open US Senate seat in Ohio

Apr. 26, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, a 10-term representative from Ohio's blue-collar Mahoning Valley, officially launched his bid Monday for a coveted open Senate seat in Ohio. Ryan, 47, becomes the Democratic frontrunner as the party goes after...

'Hillbilly' to Capitol Hill? Author eyes Senate bid in Ohio

Apr. 16, 2021 14:40 PM EDT

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Rodney Muterspaw figures J.D. Vance has already shown he's got what it takes to be a U.S. senator. Vance, the “Hillbilly Elegy” author and a fellow Middletown native, broke out of poverty and family chaos and never forgot his Appalachian...

Biden eulogizes slain officer as Capitol Police mourn again

Apr. 13, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that “never has there been more strain” on the U.S. Capitol Police as he honored Officer William “Billy” Evans, the second officer on the force to die in the line of duty this year. Evans, who laid in honor in...