May 27, 2016


With election campaign in full swing, shadow money returns

WASHINGTON — Campaign money from shadowy sources is back this election. More than $4 million of it channeled to outside groups helping presidential candidates has come from unknown or masked donors. Super political action committees, or super PACs, helping White House hopefuls like Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton received big checks recently from obscure corporations Read More…

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Rubio latest GOP politician to throw hat into ring for president

MIAMI — Sen. Marco Rubio on Monday took on Hillary Rodham Clinton in his first words as a presidential candidate, telling top donors he is running for the Republican nomination because the 2016 race for the White House should be about the future, not the past. The first-term Republican from Florida, 43, also told his Read More…

Is new super PAC a prelude to Rubio’s White House run?

WASHINGTON — If he runs for president as expected, Sen. Marco Rubio will have a political committee ready to raise and spend unlimited cash on his behalf. Rubio is set to announce his 2016 campaign plans in a speech Monday in Miami and would become the third major candidate to declare his White House ambitions. Read More…

Tea party group reserves Avon ballpark

AVON — The Tea Party Express is coming to Lorain County. The national conservative bus tour will hold a rally at All Pro Freight Stadium 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 3. Randy Newman, leader of the Lorain County 47th Tea Party, which is among the organizations sponsoring the event, said he has high hopes for Read More…