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Democrats go after DeWine in gubernatorial debate

BY: - March 30, 2022

Two former mayors seeking the Democratic gubernatorial nomination shared the debate stage Tuesday, talking political corruption, energy policy, gun violence and more. Rather than spar with one another, former Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and former Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley trained their words on incumbent Gov. Mike DeWine. Through an hour of back and forth, the […]

Senate Democratic hopefuls face off in debate over Ukraine, Supreme Court

BY: - March 29, 2022

Three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate talked Ukraine, Supreme Court, energy policy and other issues in their first debate Monday. Rep. Tim Ryan, a current congressman and likely front-runner, fended off attacks throughout the debate from Morgan Harper, a progressive lawyer formerly with the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Traci “TJ” Johnson, […]

Gov. DeWine turns down debate invitation without explanation

BY: - March 11, 2022

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine won’t participate in a primary debate later this month hosted by the Ohio Debate Commission. “No reason was given,” according to a commission statement. The decision comes as more conservative elements of the GOP express growing skepticism with the governor’s administration. Last month at the central committee meeting, a contingent within […]

Tim Ryan agrees to debate, tours PPE factory as state party endorses

BY: - February 18, 2022

Congressman Tim Ryan toured the construction of a sprawling new glove factory in Grove City Thursday to emphasize the importance of re-shoring production of critical materials like PPE. American Nitrile CEO Jacob Block says the half million square foot facility will be the largest producer of nitrile gloves in North America once it’s up and […]

COMMENTARY

On environmental protection, Biden’s election will mean a 180-degree turn from Trump policies

BY: - November 13, 2020

The Trump administration has waged what I and many other legal experts view as an all-out assault on the nation’s environmental laws for the past four years. Decisions at the Environmental Protection Agency, the Interior Department and other agencies have weakened the guardrails that protect our nation’s air, water and public lands, and have sided […]