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  1. politics
    Nina Turner Learns the Hard Way That Democrats Like Joe BidenThe lefty hopeful blew a race for Congress when it turned into a referendum on her disdain for party leaders.
  2. power
    What the Congressional Black Caucus Lost When It Won PowerThe CBC’s campaign to stop Nina Turner from entering Congress reveals a lot about its priorities.
  3. the national interest
    J.D. Vance Apologizes on Fox News for Opposing TrumpIt was 2016, a different time, and people were saying all kinds of non-crazy things.
  4. politics
    J.D. Vance Is Having a Rough TimeGod appeared to strike the launch of his Senate campaign in Ohio.
  5. trump rally
    Ohio Lt. Governor Booed at Trump Rally for Promoting Trump 2020 MasksRallygoers weren’t pleased with Jon Husted, a co-chair of the Ohio Trump campaign, when he suggested they wear masks supporting Trump’s reelection.
  6. vision 2020
    Presidential Battleground States Change All the TimeOhio, Iowa, Colorado, and Virginia are recent battlegrounds that are no longer very competitive, while Florida and Wisconsin remain critical in 2020.
  7. coronavirus
    After Initial Positive Test, Ohio Gov. DeWine Says He Does Not Have COVID-19Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive before seeing Trump, though his office states that a more sensitive test determined he does not have COVID-19.
  8. vision 2020
    Kanye West Is Trying to Get on the Ballot in Wisconsin, a Crucial Swing StateHis unorthodox presidential campaign is also collecting signatures in Ohio, Arkansas, and West Virginia, but its earlier efforts face legal scrutiny.
  9. coronavirus
    After an Early Summer Lull, COVID-19 Cases Surge in the MidwestWith the South still facing significant outbreaks, the governors of Ohio, Wisconsin, and Illinois are bracing for their own coronavirus uptick.
  10. vision 2020
    Trump Targeting Wrong Battleground States, Just As Clinton Did in 2016The president needs to focus on lifting his national numbers, not “playing defense” in Ohio or Iowa.
  11. protests
    The Police Are Still RiotingCompton, California; Columbus, Ohio; and Richmond, Virginia, all saw outbreaks of police violence against protesters on Sunday.
  12. coronavirus
    Crowds Gather Around the Country to Protest Social DistancingGroups of protesters, many of them defying state and federal recommendations, are clamoring for the end of shutdowns.
  13. vision 2020
    State That May Decide 2020 Elections Approaches Chaotic April PrimaryMoving to voting by mail without fair rules could affect the general election in crucial states like Wisconsin, as its April primary is showing.
  14. vision 2020
    What to Expect in the March 17 Presidential PrimariesJoe Biden is expected to have another winning primary day, but Ohio won’t be one of the states he carries: The governor postponed the vote until June.
  15. democratic debates
    Why Impeachment Is a Difficult Debate Topic for DemocratsDemocrats are usually eager to discuss Trump’s troubles, but as Biden’s rivals and potential Senate trial jurors, the candidates are in a tricky spot.
  16. vision 2020
    12 Candidates to Appear on Single Debate Stage in OctoberIt will be crowded, but many will cheer the single-night format.
  17. gun violence
    Everything We Know About the Dayton Mass ShootingNine people were killed and 27 were injured after a gunman opened fire in a packed nightlife district in Dayton, Ohio.
  18. gerrymandering
    Federal Court Strikes Down GOP Gerrymander in OhioThe judges ruled that the maps were so severely biased in the GOP’s favor they violated the constitutional rights of Democratic voters.
  19. vision 2020
    There’s a New Electoral Map in TownPost-midterms, Democrats are looking over the new contours of the presidential map as they figure out where to take on Trump in 2020.
  20. Republican in Ohio Special Election Closes Race by Insulting One-Third of Voters“We don’t want someone from Franklin County representing us” said Troy Balderson, who is running to represent portions of Franklin County.
  21. Republicans Seem Very Worried About Tuesday’s Ohio Special ElectionTrump was dispatched to the formerly solid-red district, where the two candidates are now neck and neck — but he might have done more harm than good.
  22. Trump Tweets, Then Deletes, Endorsement of Wrong CandidateThe man with the “very good brain” goofed.
  23. Supreme Court Opens Door to More Red-State Voter PurgesIn a 5-4 decision, SCOTUS finds a rationale for policing voting rolls in ways that disproportionately affect minorities.
  24. 3 States Are Pushing Medicaid Reforms That Discriminate Against Black PeopleFunny how this works: White midwestern conservative lawmakers are exempting their own rural constituents from Medicaid work requirements.
  25. Favorites Win Nearly Everywhere on First Big Primary Night of 2018With the exception of a GOP House member losing in North Carolina, upsets were few and far between in a four-state primary night.
  26. What to Watch on 2018’s First Super Tuesday of PrimariesWild who’s-the-Trumpiest GOP Senate races in Indiana and West Virginia and a Democratic gubernatorial fight in Ohio are the big events.
  27. In 49 States, Trump Is Even Less Popular Now Than When He Was InauguratedThe president’s doing better in the polls lately. But overall, his popularity since taking office has been in a long slide.
  28. The Eternal Recurrence of Dennis Kucinich, Candidate for OfficeYes, he’s back. In this incarnation he’s a Fox Democrat running for governor of Ohio.
  29. Are Republicans Violating Your Right Not to Vote?Maintaining the right to vote may depend on keeping people who don’t always vote on the rolls, as a Ohio case before the Supreme Court shows.
  30. politics
    John Kasich’s Campaign Against Trump Never Stopped. And It Won’t Till 2020.One year after his failed run at president, the Ohio governor is plotting his path to another.
  31. A Confederate Monument Taken Down in Ohio Will Return After Public OutcryYes, Ohio was part of the Union.
  32. Ohio Sues 5 Drug Companies for Fueling the Opioid EpidemicThe firms knowingly misled doctors and patients about the risks inherent to opioid painkillers, the lawsuit alleges.
  33. Trump Getting Thumped in Post-Tape-Gate PollsTrump’s 11-year-old endorsement of sexual assault has Ohio looking blue — and Utah and Georgia turning purple.
  34. Ohio Purges Infrequent Voters From RollsOfficials in the Buckeye State have removed tens of thousands of infrequent voters from registration lists. Such voters are disproportionately poor, black, and Democratic.
  35. awful things
    Manhunt on After 8 Family Members Killed in OhioAuthorities believe at least one assailant is still at large, and surviving family members have been offered police protection.
  36. The Republican Establishment Goes to Plan C: John KasichFirst there was Jeb “Shock and Awe” Bush, and then the extremely popular Marco Rubio. Now it’s Kasich’s turn.
  37. feel the bern
    Sanders Campaign Sues Ohio to Let 17-Year-Olds Vote in Democratic PrimarySanders needs the teens.
  38. Moderate Republican John Kasich Defunds Planned ParenthoodEvery liberal’s favorite Republican candidate isn’t so moderate on issues of women’s health care.
  39. Kasich’s Very Iffy Path to the GOP NominationIf John Kasich had some ham, he’d make a ham sandwich, if he had some bread. 
  40. police shootings
    Grand Jury Decides Not to Indict Ohio Officers in Tamir Rice CaseThe 12-year-old boy was killed by a police officer in 2014.
  41. national affairs
    And John Kasich Is the Angry One?In this year’s GOP primary, centrism is the unhinged position.
  42. 4 Ohio Men Charged With Giving Thousands of Dollars to Al QaedaThe men are accused of traveling to Yemen to meet with associates of Anwar al-Awlaki.
  43. namaste
    The Congressman on a Quest to Make America More ZenDemocratic Representative Tim Ryan’s legislative agenda is all about promoting mindfulness. Will it work in Washington? 
  44. scary things
    Ohio Man Indicted for Threatening to Kill John BoehnerHe said he would shoot him or poison his drink.
  45. horrible things
    Ohio School Shooter T.J. Lane Recaptured After Prison Escape [Updated]Another inmate is still at large.
  46. problems
    Ohio Declares State of Emergency Over Unsafe Tap Water The stuff coming out of faucets in Toledo seems to have been contaminated with toxins.  
  47. RNC Names 2016 Convention Finalists What happens in Vegas.
  48. death penalty
    Ohio Execution Took ‘Unusually Long Time’ With New DrugsThe condemned “appeared to gasp several times.”
  49. the internet
    ‘I Killed a Man’ Drunk-Driving Confession on YouTube Is Not a HoaxThe star was indicted today.
  50. Amanda Berry Made Her First Public Appearance Onstage with Nelly.
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