Donald Trump

Andy Chow

Ohio’s slate of Republican candidates on the November ballot is about to get what the party feels is a helping hand from President Donald Trump. The Ohio Republican Party announced Trump will be the headliner at this year’s state dinner, two weeks after campaigning in the 12th Congressional special election for Troy Balderson. 

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Tuesday’s primary didn’t offer a lot of support for the theory that a Democratic “blue wave” is sweeping through Ohio this year. But there also didn’t seem to be a whole lot of evidence that Republicans have to be on the “Trump train” to win elections.

Karen Kasler

Gov. John Kasich continues his multi-state promotional tour for his book “Two Paths” through Friday. He’s appeared on national TV shows and done a number of interviews. And he’s talking about a lot more than just the book, sitting down for an interview in Westlake near Cleveland Sunday afternoon.

U.S. Senate

Ohio’s two US Senators have high hopes for tonight’s address to a joint session of Congress by President Trump.

Jo Ingles

A bill has been introduced in the Ohio Legislature that would require candidates for President and Vice President to disclose their tax returns in order to get on the statewide presidential ballot. 

Andy Chow

Ohio’s top elected Democrat has been critical of the policies and executive orders coming from President Donald Trump. One of Trump’s Republican opponents was asked about these concerns and the public response.

Statehouse News Bureau

President Donald Trump says he thinks millions of illegal votes were cast in the November election though there hasn’t been any confirmation of that. So he is calling for a major investigation to look into votes, particularly those in California and New York. But Ohio’s top elections chief says he’s certain there isn’t widespread voter fraud here.

Jo Ingles

Plenty of major players in Ohio politics are in Washington, DC for Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration. But at least one state leader rolled up his sleeves and helped put on the event itself.

Statehouse News Bureau

The U.S. Senate is holding hearings on President Trump’s cabinet picks. His nominee for Secretary of Education is raising eyebrows because of a court case here in Ohio.

Karen Kasler

Ohio’s two members of the Congressional Black Caucus – both Democrats – are split over whether they’ll attend Friday’s inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump. 

Andy Chow

The looming presidential inauguration of Donald Trump has sparked rallies and demonstrations around the country. In Ohio progressive groups are jumpstarting their activism to save government programs such as Obamacare and Social Security. 

Jo Ingles

An estimated two thousand people marched through downtown Columbus in a preview of the Women’s March on Washington this weekend after President-Elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

Karen Kasler

The feud between the Donald Trump campaign and Ohio Republican Party chair Matt Borges before the election has turned into a challenge over the state party’s leadership next month. Now the party’s top state officeholder has weighed in with an unsurprising but significant vote of confidence.

Andy Chow

There weren’t any surprises inside the Ohio Statehouse today as the state’s 18 electors have cast their ballots for Republican President-Elect Donald Trump. But it wasn’t a day without controversy.

City Club of Cleveland

Treasurer Josh Mandel has announced he wants a rematch against Democratic US Sen. Sherrod Brown in 2018 – though Mandel may have to survive a Republican primary this time around. And he plans to take a page from the President-elect’s playbook.

Statehouse News Bureau

It turns out Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton may have won one more county in Ohio than originally reported.

OGT/Ohio Channel

Now that the election is over, lawmakers will be coming back to work at the Statehouse for the lame duck session. But the presidential race is likely to come up in what they discuss.

Karen Kasler

Donald Trump’s campaign had targeted northeast Ohio in trying to build a win in this key swing state. Though Hillary Clinton won about 15,000 more votes, Trump won 17 of the 20 counties in the region. And he won big in an area Democrats usually dominate – the Mahoning Valley.

Andy Chow

The shocking presidential win for Donald Trump changed a lot of plans on Election Day. That includes those of the last Republican in the race against him - Gov. John Kasich. 

Karen Kasler

President elect Donald Trump has tapped an Ohioan to head his domestic transition team.

Andy Chow

Republican President-elect Donald Trump rolled into a big electoral win by carrying crucial swing states like Ohio. Trump won the Buckeye State despite many obstacles.

Andy Chow

A year and a half of stump speeches, debates and Twitter wars all come down to this, the last day of campaigning before Election Day. And the polls in Ohio are very tight between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The reporters of the Ohio Public Radio’s Statehouse News Bureau caught up with the Clinton and Trump campaigns to find out how they’re handling the last minute push.

Statehouse News Bureau

The final Quinnipiac polls are out, and they show some changes for the races at the top of the ticket in Ohio – most notably, between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Andy Chow

Progressive Christian leaders are calling out the Republican nominee for president on an issue they think has become a very big problem in this presidential election. 

"The State of Ohio", Ohio Public TV/OGT

With less than a week to go before Election Day, several polls show Donald Trump is closing in on Hillary Clinton nationwide and even leading in Ohio. This leaves many to wonder if the FBI’s decision to reopen its investigation into Clinton is playing a role in the race.

TrumpTraders.org

This year’s presidential election pits two major party nominees with historically low unfavorable ratings against one another. This seems to be creating more than a little interest in third and minor party candidates. Now an anti-Donald Trump group is trying to create what they think is a win-win system for Ohio voters frustrated with their choices. 

Andy Chow

Ohio Republican Party Chairman Matt Borges has officially announced that he will vote for his party’s presidential nominee Donald Trump. But the refusal to endorse Trump from top Ohio Republicans like Gov. John Kasich and Sen. Rob Portman is still making waves. 

Andy Chow

Election Day is just two weeks away, and the hyper-partisan atmosphere seems to keep growing and growing. But there's a pair of Ohio voters who know that blood is thicker than politics – and they were together at a Donald Trump rally.

Rachel Niemi

Donald Trump’s supporters in Ohio are being forced to take sides after the presidential nominee cut ties with the chair of the Ohio Republican Party. This fracture could have lasting impact after the votes are counted.

Statehouse News Bureau

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been talking a lot lately about voter fraud and the possibility of a rigged election. This is what the Republican who is in charge of Ohio’s voting system thinks about his party’s standard bearer’s assertions.

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