Elections

Trump lost, but DeWine won’t knock him for refusing to admit...

Democrat Joe Biden might have won the popular vote by 7 million and gotten 306 electoral votes. But Donald Trump is cajoling state and...

Reports: Biden to pick Ohio’s Marcia Fudge for HUD and Iowa’s...

WASHINGTON — Media reports on Tuesday night said President-elect Joe Biden will nominate U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio to be his secretary of...

Mailbag: What is the process for Ohio redistricting in 2021?

It comes to no surprise that Ohioans' Spotify Wrapped messages show an overwhelming amount of time spent reading the Ohio Capital Journal Mailbag. Move...

Dontavius Jarrells is ready for the Ohio Statehouse

Dontavius Jarrells believes every person has a defining moment in their life that makes them who they are. His own moment came in middle school....

Bankruptcy judge orders lobbyists to explain their role in HB 6

A federal judge handling the bankruptcy of a company involved in an allegedly corrupt nuclear bailout has ordered a prominent law firm to explain...

Mailbag: Will Jim Jordan primary Mike DeWine for governor?

The days after Thanksgiving are all about leftovers, but there's nothing fresher than a new Mailbag column. The Ohio Capital Journal has plenty of great...

How state political parties helped big money pay for this year’s...

WASHINGTON — State parties played an unprecedented role in financing the presidential election this year, making it possible for the national political parties to...

Portman says Biden “likely” next president, says Trump’s behavior has been...

Under growing national pressure, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman on Monday conceded that former Vice President Joe Biden is "likely" to be the next president...

A brief history of presidents snubbing their successors – and why...

It’s beyond dispute: Donald Trump won’t go down in history as a model of civility. Examples of his bad manners abound. When he gave...

Trump swipe at DeWine follows year of campaign support, COVID-19 praise

A year of Gov. Mike DeWine defending the president’s pandemic response and supporting his reelection effort was undone by a brief acknowledgment of reality...
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