Democrats focus on mobilizing black voters to turn Ohio blue
Democrats are targeting black voters in the battleground state of Ohio as key to victory in a state they lost to President Donald Trump in 2016.
The months-long effort was highlighted when former President Barack Obama made a stop in Cleveland last week to campaign for Democratic…Read More
Rep. Beatty dances to Drake’s ‘In My Feelings’ to promote millennial voting
Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, took to social media Friday to participate in the “#InMyFeelingsChallenge” to encourage young people to vote in the midterm elections this November.
In a video on her Twitter page that has garnered more than 14,000 views, Beatty can be seen stepping…Read More
Rep. Joyce Beatty scolds HUD’s Ben Carson for lack of response to her letters
WASHINGTON — They say you have to send a letter to get a letter, but at a congressional hearing Wednesday, it became evident that U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty is not getting letters from Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson.
Instead, she complained that for the…Read More
Ohioans relieved at Trump reversal on separating immigrant families
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s reversal of course on a policy that separated undocumented immigrant children from their parents elicited relief from lawmakers Wednesday, even as some wondered whether they should praise Trump for fixing a problem he created in the first…Read More
Purging our democracy
Former President Lyndon B. Johnson observed, “A man without a vote is a man without protection.”
More than six decades after LBJ’s historic declaration, his words still ring true. That’s because it doesn’t take a Supreme Court justice to understand that the right…Read More
6,000 central Ohio civilian defense jobs on the line in House-passed bill
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a defense spending bill Thursday that could impact nearly 6,000 civilian defense jobs in Columbus and 2,600 in Cleveland.
The sweeping cuts — pushed by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry of Texas — are aimed at saving…Read More