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Nation honored Ohio native John Glenn after his famous flight

John Glenn’s “biggest boosters” in his orbit of the Earth were not on his rocket, one newspaper reporter wrote, but those from his hometown...

Biden backs reparations study, as House Dems push for commission

WASHINGTON — The White House on Wednesday indicated that President Joe Biden would support studying reparations for slavery, the same day that House Democrats...

Liberals in Congress and the White House have faced a conservative...

With control of the White House and both houses of Congress, Democrats are looking to make major changes in government initiatives – including on...

It’s time. Put Harriet Tubman on the $20

I’ll readily admit that the face gracing the $20 bill is not our most urgent issue — not with 433,000 people needlessly dead and...

Ohio leaders say they’d like more competitive lege, congressional districts, cite...

Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted on Tuesday said they hope a new system of drawing congressional and state legislative districts will...

Scandal-ridden FirstEnergy agrees to give up new upcharge

Scandal-ridden FirstEnergy agrees to give up new upcharge

History Thursday: Pugnacious Ohio senator was unafraid to insult critics

To some, he was an old curmudgeon. To others, he was a wise truth teller who told it like it is. Either way, U.S. Sen....

For years, Portman navigated the shifting political climate. Now he wants...

Rob Portman of Ohio will not be seeking reelection to the U.S. Senate, with the Cincinnati Republican citing increased polarization in American politics as...

History Thursday: Inauguration of first Ohio-born president was controversial

A controversial transfer of power. Traditions going by the wayside. A divided country on edge.  Much about the 1869 inauguration of Ulysses S. Grant, the...

Columbus stayed peaceful because it prepared for war

Armed law enforcement officers stood watch at the foot of a statue in memory of President McKinley, each as still as the monument. Behind them,...
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