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Karen Kasler

In his first broadcast interview since skipping the Republican National Convention last month, Gov. John Kasich was speaking out again about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Andy Chow

The Republican National Convention in Cleveland was a unique experience for many delegates, capped by mixed feelings about the party’s presidential nominee Donald Trump. But as Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, GOP leaders say there was something at the RNC that won't be duplicated at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week. 

Karen Kasler

Real estate magnate Donald Trump accepted the GOP nomination last night. But that doesn’t mean the party is unified behind him.  Gov. John Kasich’s delegates attended the convention and many of them admit they have a hard time accepting Trump.

Karen Kasler

Gov. John Kasich continued his plans of going to lots of places where Republicans are gathered in northeast Ohio this week – except for the Republican National Convention. But a planned visit to the Pennsylvania delegation Wednesday morning was cancelled.

Jo Ingles

One of the Democrats who has been mentioned as a possible vice presidential candidate to run with Hillary Clinton says he flew in to Cleveland to serve as a fact checker for the Republican National Convention.

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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.

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman has been very active with some unconventional activities during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, from helping Habitat for Humanity to kayaking with wounded soldiers. But Portman says the one thing he still doesn’t plan to do is step onto the convention stage.

Andy Chow

Frank Luntz, the As-Seen-On-TV pollster, brought some new energy to the Ohio Republican Delegation on the second day of the RNC in Cleveland.  And he did it by roasting Hillary Clinton and suggesting some interesting data.

Strickland Campaign

A campaign gimmick for Democratic former Gov. Ted Strickland ended up backfiring with some community advocates during the RNC in Cleveland. Now his opponent in that U.S. Senate race is responding. 

Karen Kasler

Gov. John Kasich spent the entire day in northeast Ohio, but none of that time was spent at the Republican National Convention, which he helped lobby to bring to Cleveland two years ago. And the former presidential contender says he doesn’t intend to.

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

US Sen. Rob Portman is facing a tough re-election fight this year – and some Ohio Republicans are worried that Donald Trump’s controversial candidacy may drag down Portman’s chances to beat Democratic former Gov. Ted Strickland. The candidate popped in for a little campaigning on the first day of the Republican National convention in Cleveland.

Andy Chow

Thousands of delegates are gathered in Cleveland to welcome Donald Trump as their Republican presidential nominee. But some Republicans say they just can’t place a vote for Trump, making for a unique RNC experience. 

Karen Kasler

After a series of high profile shootings – including one that left three police officers dead in Baton Rouge, Louisiana – Cleveland Police Union’s is asking Gov. John Kasich to temporarily suspend the state’s carry law for the duration of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Karen Kasler

As expected, loud but peaceful protestors greeted the delegates as they arrived today, taking to the streets as the delegates were leaving their hotels for their evening activities.

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.

Andy Chow

As the Republican and Democratic conventions craft their platforms, one group wants to make sure their issue is added to the list. They say paid family leave isn’t just good for the employees but also a smart business decision. 

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The platform being shaped this week in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention is expected to include claims that children raised by same sex couples are more likely to have problems ranging from drug abuse to bad grades. And it’s a premise that troubles even some Republican delegates.

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With the presidential race heating up and Cleveland preparing to host the Republican National Convention, one educational institute is conducting a project in hopes of shedding partisan barriers. They want to do this through the power of music.

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

Gov. John Kasich’s exit from the Republican presidential campaign raises a lot of questions about his personal future and the future of his party.

Jo Ingles

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