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  • Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly force 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 3:43 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Use of deadly force by police officers would be limited to defending themselves or others from serious injury or death under Ohio's first statewide standards adopted Friday and sent to hundreds of law enforcement agencies.

  • Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 2:55 pm

    CLEVELAND - Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing "out of date" policies.

  • Tim Scott hosting Rick Perry at town hall in Columbia 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 4:06 am

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Rick Perry is the latest Republican presidential candidate to take part in a town hall meeting with South Carolina's junior senator.

  • Rand Paul is 6th candidate planning to attend Michigan event 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 9:15 am

    MACKINAC ISLAND, Michigan - Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is scheduled to speak next month at a Republican gathering in Michigan.

  • GOP candidates court voters in Alabama 
    Updated: Aug-22-15 10:05 am

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Alabama was once considered a flyover state for presidential hopefuls. That is no longer the case.

  • Union protest punctuates Koch group's Ohio summit 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 5:14 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Hundreds of union workers and their supporters demonstrated and marched in downtown Columbus to protest the politics of billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch (kohk) and their flagship conservative organization, Americans for Prosperity.

  • Bush talks tax-cutting in speech to tea party group story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-21-15 3:38 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is highlighting his experience cutting taxes and overhauling Florida's education system in an appeal to tea party conservatives.

  • Trump plans rally in 40,000-seat stadium in Alabama 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 1:58 pm

    MOBILE, Alabama - GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump planned a campaign rally in a 40,000-seat football stadium in Mobile on Friday evening after initial venues proved too small because of the demand for tickets.

  • A 1st for Ohio: Hits target for minority business purchases 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 3:23 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - For the first time, Ohio has met its goal for purchasing goods and services from minority-owned businesses.

  • Top South Carolina prosecutor hosting presidential hopefuls 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 3:15 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's top prosecutor is taking part in a series of conversations with more than a dozen of the contenders seeking the Republican presidential nomination.

  • Obama, politicians pay tribute to ex-US Rep. Louis Stokes 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 1:50 pm

    CLEVELAND - President Barack Obama and Ohio political figures from both parties are paying tribute Wednesday to 15-term U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes, who died at home Tuesday of cancer at age 90. Stokes was the first black to be elected to Congress from Ohio.

  • GOP presidential hopefuls gather for education summit 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 4:05 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - Six Republican presidential hopefuls are heading to New Hampshire to discuss elementary and secondary education policy.

  • Trump, Walker to make stops in Alabama this week 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 6:22 pm

    MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump will make a campaign stop in Alabama on Friday.

  • GOP hopeful Scott Walker offers health plan with tax credits story has photos
    Updated: Aug-18-15 2:28 pm

    BROOKLYN CENTER, Minnesota - Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker on Tuesday offered an alternative to President Barack Obama's health care law that would provide tax credits and restructure Medicaid, and took a swipe at GOP rivals in Congress for their inability to repeal the law.

  • Koch group jumps into Senate fight with anti-Strickland ad story has photos
    Updated: Aug-18-15 3:27 am

    WASHINGTON - Americans for Prosperity, one of the biggest outside groups backed by billionaire conservative donors Charles and David Koch, this week begins a $1.4 million television advertising campaign against former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, now a leading Democratic candidate for Senate.

  • Alabama Gov. Bentley endorses Kasich of Ohio for president 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 5:49 pm

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley on Monday endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich for the Republican presidential nomination, saying he has the executive-level experience and compassion necessary to lead.

  • GOP hopeful Kasich lands endorsement of Alabama's governor 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 2:53 pm

    Republican John Kasich (KAY-sik) has landed the endorsement of fellow governor Robert Bentley of Alabama, as Kasich seeks to build support for the GOP presidential nomination.

  • Report: Medicaid costs Ohio $2 billion less than expected 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 2:22 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's total Medicaid spending was nearly $2 billion below estimates for the fiscal year that ended in June, despite more newly eligible enrollees under an expansion of the program, according to a new report.

  • Rubio to address Detroit Economic Club next week 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 5:18 pm

    DETROIT - Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio will address the Detroit Economic Club next week.

  • Editorials from around Ohio 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 5:20 pm

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:

  • Election rights advocates allege new voter ID violations 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 4:29 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Recently passed Ohio voting laws create new hurdles for minority voters casting absentee and provisional ballots, election rights advocates argued in an updated federal lawsuit filed Monday.

  • Constitutional convention sparking buzz, but odds still long story has photos
    Updated: Aug-10-15 12:32 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - With Republicans controlling more than half the state legislatures across the country, some want to use that power to push for a federal spending limit through a mechanism unused since George Washington's day.

  • New Hampshire voters assess GOP presidential hopefuls 
    Updated: Aug-08-15 9:28 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - A trio of televised events in the past week corralled the large and unruly field of Republican presidential hopefuls but brought little clarity to a cluttered field, even in a state that for months has been lavished with attention from candidates.

  • As Kasich takes stage, Democrats push back against claims 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 6:36 pm

    CLEVELAND - As Ohio Gov. John Kasich joined a crowd of fellow Republicans appearing in his home state at Thursday's first presidential debate, national and state Democrats criticized the record he touts of improving the state's economy, adding jobs and helping the less fortunate.

  • Ohio parole board urges no clemency for jailed GOP donor 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 5:17 am

    TOLEDO, Ohio - Ohio's parole board is urging Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) to turn down a clemency request from a former coin dealer who raised money for Ohio Republicans before being convicted in a state investment scandal.