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Jo Ingles

A truce has been called in the battle between Ohio’s Republican Party chairman and the Donald Trump campaign - on the day that Donald Trump will officially accept his party's nomination for president.

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National conventions are usually a time for Republicans and Democrats to rally behind their party’s pick. But in Cleveland, many of Ohio’s Republican delegation are still pretty cold on the idea of Donald Trump as their nominee.

Karen Kasler

The first day of the Republican National Convention began with harsh words for Gov. John Kasich who is in town but not attending the convention, over an apparent rift between the former presidential candidate and the presumptive nominee.

Karen Kasler

No Republican has ever won the White House without Ohio, and the Buckeye State’s delegation usually gets prime real estate at the convention because of that. But this time Ohio’s delegates, who are pledged to Gov. John Kasich, are not happy with their location on the floor.

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While the Republican National Convention in Cleveland is in the spotlight right now, there’s another convention in Ohio that is also attracting attention from political leaders.

Karen Kasler

The Rules Committee of the Republican National Convention has finished its work, essentially quashing the efforts to block Donald Trump from securing the nomination. Now the final preps for the RNC are underway before the convention gets underway Monday.

Jo Ingles

The former chairman of the Democratic National Committee played the role of attack dog when speaking to reporters in Columbus earlier today.

Karen Kasler

Gov. John Kasich says he will be in Cleveland when the Republican National Convention begins in less than two weeks, but he will not necessarily attend. From member station WCPN, Darrielle Snipes has more on what the former presidential candidate has planned for the week of the RNC.

Karen Kasler

Politician spent the Independence Day holiday marching in parades around the state – and planning ahead for their upcoming conventions. Two Republicans were at one in central Ohio, with their convention in Cleveland less than two weeks away.

Jo Ingles

The likely Democratic presidential nominee, former Secretary of State, New York Senator and first lady was in Columbus today, talking about business and economics.

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As polls show likely Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is trailing presumptive Democratic choice Hillary Clinton, reports are again surfacing that Republicans will be making moves to try to change the rules for next month’s convention in Cleveland. And that’s a tactic that’s been used in past conventions too.

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Social conservatives from Ohio and other key states in this upcoming presidential contest have been invited to a closed-door meeting with presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump next week. They include the head of the state’s leading anti-abortion group.

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Gov. John Kasich left the Republican presidential race last month, but he still has 161 delegates – including 66 he won by winning the Ohio primary. But now two of those Kasich delegates say the party will have to replace them at the party’s convention in Cleveland next month.

Andy Chow

U.S. Senator Rob Portman is the latest high-profile Republican to get caught in the middle of Donald Trump’s controversy over racist comments. Portman was asked about the line between someone’s policies and their character.

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Ohio Democrats are joining in on the attack on Donald Trump as the presidential candidate questions if a federal judge’s heritage makes him biased. 

Andy Chow

Quinnipiac University has released its first poll since John Kasich and Ted Cruz left the GOP contest. And for the first time, it's showing presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump leading Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton in Ohio.

Andy Chow

After Ohioans cast their vote for a presidential nominee the very next thing they’ll see on the ballot is a choice between Republican Senator Rob Portman and his challenger -- former Gov. Ted Strickland. This is a race that some believe just got a lot tighter. 

Jo Ingles

The elected members who run the state GOP have selected the delegates for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer.

Andy Chow

While John Kasich may have gotten a boost from the Ohio Primary win, the delegate math still shows he can't get the amount needed to clinch the nomination. This could mean a heated battle during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Andy Chow

John Kasich and his campaign are hoping the big Ohio Primary win will be a game changer for the rest of the race.  Kasich’s home state supporters hope the victory will sends a statement to the rest of the country.

Karen Kasler

Ohio is the center of the American political universe again today, as Republican and Democratic voters cast what could be critical ballots for the six remaining major party candidates.

Nick Castele

Donald Trump came through Ohio this weekend after his campaign canceled an appearance in Chicago Friday. And he was met by supporters, and by protestors.

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Throughout the Republican presidential town halls and debates, Gov. John Kasich has painted himself as a moderate in the race. A top Democrat in Ohio is disputing that picture but insists he's not doing so to give Donald Trump the upper hand in the state.

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While many are wondering about the future of the Republican Party if Donald Trump wins the nomination, one of Ohio’s Tea Party leaders is warning GOP leaders against back room brokering at the Republican National Convention this summer.

Andy Chow

As voters in a dozen states cast their ballot for who they want as their presidential nominee, front runner Donald Trump made a big campaign stop in Ohio. 

Joshua Lim and Jo Ingles

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie introduced Republican frontrunner Donald Trump at a rally in Columbus Tuesday. Here's what Christie told the crowd that gathered at an airport hangar near Port Columbus.

Jo Ingles

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump emphasized the need for trade laws to be tougher at his rally in Columbus. That is the kind of message that appeals to one specific group of voters – so called, "Reagan Democrats".

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Gov. John Kasich has taken many jabs at GOP Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump during recent weeks, but one of the web ads put out by Kasich’s super PAC seems to be missing a meaty message.

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Gov. John Kasich took a different tack in his continuing battle with fellow GOP presidential contender Donald Trump on the Sunday morning talk show circuit.

Karen Kasler

About 150 protestors assembled a few blocks away and marched together to the Donald Trump rally, carrying signs and chanting.

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