From the daily archives: Friday, April 24, 2015

A little history was made Thursday when the nomination of Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General turned into a confirmation. In a 56-43 vote, that included both Ohio senators who represent different political parties casting similar votes for a change, Lynch became the first-ever African-American woman to hold the post and only the second woman to win the Senate’s consent.

Brown And Portman Vote Yes But For Different Reasons

While the historic vote for Loretta Lynch was preceded by a procedural vote that boded well for her, ¬†garnering 15 more votes than the 51 needed […]

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich doesn’t want to “go out there and waste (his) time,” campaigning for the presidency if he’s not going to win.

Well, John Kasich is not going to win, but I’d love to see him go out there and waste his time anyway.

His feints toward presidential ambition have been so knee-slappingly entertaining thus far, I’d hate him to forego the opportunity to dance across the national stage one more time. I’m a man who enjoys a good show.

And while the GOP clown car unloads with the likes of¬†Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Rand […]

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