From the monthly archives: November 2018

Ohio’s Lame Duck legislative session started with a bang, as controversial “Stand Your Ground” gun legislation passed as debate was abruptly stopped after one lawmaker brought up the subject of race.

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In his first press conference as Governor-elect, Mike DeWine struck a humble tone, in contrast to his aggressive style as a campaigner and nothing like the swagger that John Kasich demonstrated after his election in 2010.

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — In the state’s largest county and metropolitan area, Republicans are attempting to suppress votes by shutting down a public education campaign about early voting. Franklin County GOP officials Doug Preisse and Brad Sinnott have “made voter education a partisan issue,” says Andrew Ginther, the Democratic mayor of Columbus.

Preisse and Sinnott are both members of the Board of Elections, as well as leading the Republican Party in the county. Preisse and Sinnott worked together on the Board of Elections to deny a plan that would advertise early voting information and other critical election education to voters […]

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Republican Congressman Troy Balderson and his challenger, Democrat Danny O’Connor, met in their only debate last night and it was a ton of fun to watch.

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Mike DeWine has lied his way through every single step of his gubernatorial campaign. The Republican candidate for governor in Ohio is the latest in a long line of GOP officials who will shamelessly lie, cheat and steal to gain power by any means necessary.

Combing through the lengthy archives of Politifact or the Columbus Dispatch’s AdWatch reveals just how often DeWine outright lies to or misleads Ohio’s voters. In all honesty, it’s difficult to keep track of how often DeWine lies to our faces, but here’s my best effort.

DeWine’s been labeled as “pulling info from […]

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A new mystery organization is boosting some green party candidates in hotly-contested Congressional and Senate races, including one in Ohio, and it sure looks like a dirty trick.

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The candidates in the 12th Congressional District — the state’s best pick-up opportunity for Democrats — will debate tonight in their only televised forum. Here’s what to expect.

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