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June 2006

Ohio's Unconventional Governor's Race

"Ohio's race for governor is a journey through the looking glass," the AP concludes. "The Democrat, Rep. Ted Strickland, is a rural, pro-gun minister, which could make him appealing to some Republicans. The Republican, Ohio Secretary of State Kenneth Blac

06.12.06 Plain Dealer: Minimum Wage key for Ohio Dems

If labor and anti-poverty groups can get that issue on the November ballot, some political experts contend, Democratic voters will be much more likely to go to the polls. They will pick their party’s candidates to serve as governor and U.S. senator and

People's Weekly World - Minimum wage to loom large in Ohio vote

Illustration by D. Baldinger A variety of progressive, issue-oriented forces are at work in the Ohio elections, trying to build a political movement capable of ousting the ultra-right from control of state government in November. Industrial unions,

May 2006

April 2006


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OH-18: 04.10.06 - Like DeLay, Primary Could Be an Omen for Ney

Rep. Bob Ney has denied wrongdoing in the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal and insists that he has no intention of resigning. But the federal investigation has taken its toll, all but ending the Ohio Republican’s political dominance in his sprawling, cons

OH-13: Ethics Emerges as Key Issue in Race to Succeed Brown

A federal probe into the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal is ongoing, and ethics controversies are swirling around several members of Congress — including the once-mighty House Majority Leader Tom DeLay of Texas, who announced this week that he will soon

March 2006