2024 Election

‘Send me reinforcements’: U.S. Sen. J.D. Vance urges central Ohio Republicans to back Bernie Moreno

BY: - November 27, 2023

Ahead of Thanksgiving, Ohio Republican U.S. Sen. J.D. Vance swung through New Albany to stump for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bernie Moreno. Vance endorsed the Cleveland-area entrepreneur months ago, at least in part, to stave off the kind of protracted primary Vance had to navigate in 2022. But while the Republican field in 2024 is […]

The dates for the 2024 presidential and vice presidential debates have been set. Shown is the White House on June 24, 2023. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)

Three presidential debates, one VP debate scheduled ahead of 2024 election

BY: - November 22, 2023

WASHINGTON — The Democratic and Republican nominees for president would debate three times next year if both candidates agree to a schedule released Monday by the nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates. “The United States’ general election debates, watched live worldwide, are a model for many other countries: the opportunity to hear and see leading candidates […]

Signature collection can begin anew after Ohio redistricting amendment passes next step

BY: - November 21, 2023

The newest measure to change the Ohio Constitution and reform the redistricting process in Ohio has cleared its most recent hurdle: a typo. The Ohio Ballot Board met Monday, quickly certifying a proposed constitutional amendment that would “replace the current politician-run redistricting process.” The board’s only role is to determine if an amendment follows the […]

Next year, the entire U.S. House and one-third of the Senate will be up for reelection, with possibly acrimonious congressional primaries on both sides of the aisle and the battle over selection of a Republican presidential nominee. (Getty Images)

Spending mess in Congress could arch over into pivotal 2024 election year

BY: - November 6, 2023

WASHINGTON — Congress will need to pass a second stopgap funding measure before Thanksgiving if lawmakers want to avoid a government shutdown, though pushing off final decisions on full-year spending bills until next year would put lawmakers smack dab in the middle of what’s expected to be a contentious 2024 primary season. During election years, […]

Former Vice President Mike Pence. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Former Vice President Mike Pence ends 2024 presidential bid

BY: - October 31, 2023

Former Vice President Mike Pence dropped out of the 2024 presidential race Saturday. “It’s become clear to me, this is not my time,” Pence said at the Republican Jewish Coalition Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pence launched his presidential bid in June at an Iowa event where he was criticizing his former running mate former President Donald […]

Does Sec. of State LaRose have no Senate campaign HQ, or is it where he’s moving his state office?

BY: - October 17, 2023

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose last week flatly refused to answer questions about whether he’s campaigning for a seat in the U.S. Senate from the same building where he’s moving his state offices. If he is, it raises questions about whether the state’s top elections officer will be blurring his duty to run a […]

GOP presidential hopefuls tear into each other and absent Trump at second debate

BY: and - September 29, 2023

The candidates polling from second to eighth in the race for the Republican nomination for president largely agreed on policy, fought over their records and took aim at former President Donald Trump at their second debate of the year Wednesday night. Trump, who leads polls of the race by substantial margins, skipped the event at […]


Ohio politicians used redistricting for gerrymandered horse-trading. Kick them out of the process

BY: - September 27, 2023

It should be abundantly clear to all fair-minded Ohioans at this point that politicians have no business being involved in the redistricting process after lawmakers used the latest round of Ohio House and Senate district mapmaking to strike a bipartisan deal that amounts to little more than gerrymandered horse-trading. Fittingly under the cover of darkness […]


Ohio Redistricting Commission descends into chaos and dysfunction on first day back

BY: - September 13, 2023

If Ohio politicians planned to show exactly why they deserve to be kicked out of the redistricting process entirely, they couldn’t have done a better job than the shameful display they put on Wednesday morning: They immediately descended into chaos and dysfunction after waiting more than 16 months to begin the process of drawing new […]

‘We’re coming for you’: Daines outlines GOP’s strategy to retake the U.S. Senate

BY: - September 13, 2023

Even though he was speaking in South Dakota, Sen. Steve Daines had a message for Montana – and Ohio and West Virginia. “If you’re a Democrat and you’re running in those states, we’re coming for you,” Daines told an enthusiastic crowd who had gathered to hear former U.S. President and current Republican front-runner Donald J. Trump. While […]

Judge sets March trial date in Trump federal election interference case

BY: - August 29, 2023

WASHINGTON — The federal trial in the case accusing former President Donald Trump of knowingly lying about the 2020 presidential election results and trying to overturn them will begin in March, a federal judge said Monday. U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan, who waived Trump’s appearance for the first hearing, scheduled jury selection to begin March […]

Americans are worried about democracy. You wouldn’t know it from the GOP debate.

BY: - August 26, 2023

There’s a growing feeling, among both experts and ordinary Americans, that our democracy isn’t functioning well — and even that it’s under threat. “American democracy is cracking,” the Washington Post reported August 18. “I’m terrified,” one democracy expert told the paper. “I think we are in bad shape, and I don’t know a way out.” Forty-nine percent […]