April 2, 2015

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Bill Clinton endorses Strickland for U.S. Senate in 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Former President Bill Clinton is endorsing former Ohio governor Ted Strickland’s U.S. Senate bid. Strickland has long ties with the Clintons and was a leading backer of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s successful 2008 Ohio presidential primary effort. But the early endorsement comes with 30-year-old Cincinnati councilman P.G. Sittenfeld also seeking the Democratic nomination Read More…

Ohio Senate committee drops voter photo plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate panel on Wednesday dropped from a broader package of election law changes a provision that would have required voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot in person. Lawmakers moved to delete the proposal a day after the state’s top elections official joined Democrats and the League Read More…

Riley on November ballot

Lorain Law Director Pat Riley’s name will be on the November ballot. The Lorain County Board of Elections voted 2-1 Thursday to OK putting Riley on the ballot as the Democratic candidate. Republican board member Helen Hurst was absent. Riley’s inclusion was in dispute after paperwork filled out went missing after he was chosen by Read More…