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Tuesday’s hot political stories

  • 3:40 pm Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 by Staff Writer

Here’s a look at today’s hot political stories…

Kentucky and Oregon primaries

Democratic voters in Kentucky and Oregon head to the polls today. Republicans also vote today in Oregon. Hillary Clinton is hoping for a win in Kentucky to break Bernie Sanders’ winning streak. President Bill Clinton is actually the last Democrat to win in Kentucky. He won the Bluegrass state in 1992 and 1996. More on today’s elections here

Sanders Nevada scandal

The Associated Press reports that Nevada’s Democratic party warned the Democratic National Committee that Sen. Bernie Sanders’ supporters [More]

A look at Monday’s big political stories

  • 3:24 pm Monday, May 16th, 2016 by Staff Writer

The Democrats face off in primaries in Kentucky and Oregon on Tuesday. Hillary Clinton made a big final push in Kentucky and Bernie Sanders is expected to do very well in Oregon as the primary heads toward the final states.

A win in at least one of the two upcoming contests would give Clinton momentum heading into the primaries in California and New Jersey in early June. Oregon is favorable terrain for Sanders, but Clinton’s campaign thinks the race is competitive in Kentucky, where she planned to spend Sunday [More]

Hot political stories for today

  • 2:50 pm Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 by Staff Writer

Violence in Iraq is going to bring the status of the nation back into the spotlight during the presidential race. Here’s a look at some of the hot political stories for today.

Violence in Iraq

Three separate car bombings in the Iraqi capital Wednesday killed at least 93 people and wounded at least 165.

The Islamic State group later claimed responsibility for all three bombings. In recent months, the extremist faction has lost some of the Iraqi territory it conquered in a stunning 2014 blitz. But Wednesday’s carnage demonstrates the group’s [More]

VIDEO: Bernie Sanders impersonator crashes John Kasich event

  • 5:54 pm Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 by Staff Writer

A Bernie Sanders impersonator hijacked a John Kasich rally in suburban Chicago on Wednesday, but had nice things to say about the Ohio governor.

After saying he disagreed with Kasich on most issues, the Bernie impersonator thanked Kasich for “bringing a little class to the Republican debates.”

Kasich welcomed “Bernie” to the microphone and then they took a selfie on a flip phone.

Bernie Sanders campaigns in Cleveland; Hillary Clinton there Tuesday

  • 7:29 pm Saturday, March 5th, 2016 by Staff Writer

Vermont Sen. Bernie sanders campaigned in Cleveland today and Hillary Clinton is heading there on Tuesday.

Sanders had two stops in Cleveland, according to Cleveland.com reporter Andrew Tobias. Sanders went to his campaign headquarters near Cleveland State University and also went to the Olivet Institutional Baptist Church.

He also picked up the endorsement of a union representing Social Security workers. Read Tobias’ report here.

The location has not been released, but the event will be at 7 p.m. Those who want to attend can RSVP here.

7 crazy facts about Super Tuesday

  • 2:57 am Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016 by Staff Writer

OK, political junkies all stayed up to find out who won Alaska Wednesday morning, but have we really looked at the numbers on Super Tuesday results?

There was some crazy statistics hidden behind the wins and losses. Here’s a look at the highlights.

Marco Rubio finally won!

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, who many think is the establishment alternative to Donald Trump, finally won a state on Tuesday – Minnesota. However, he did not come in below 3rd in any state Tuesday night.

Trump had some big statewide wins

Trump managed to not only win some states, but in some he won every county or nearly [More]

6 things to watch on Super Tuesday

  • 3:21 pm Monday, February 29th, 2016 by Staff Writer

On Super Tuesday today 13 states will have primaries or caucuses and a big chunk of delegates for both the Republican and Democratic parties will be decided.

On Twitter: Follow our team on Twitter at @Ohio_Politics to get state-by-state results Tuesday night.

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For the remaining candidates, Tuesday’s results could establish a clear front-runner on both sides or muddy the field even more [More]

6 things to watch in today’s South Carolina, Nevada elections

  • 6:21 pm Friday, February 19th, 2016 by Staff Writer

Republicans in South Carolina vote Saturday and Democrats will head to the polls in Nevada. The two states are very different, but will play a role in both party primaries. Here’s 6 things you need to know about Saturday’s elections

Does another big win for Trump solidify his front-runner status?

This week in South Carolina Donald Trump called Pope Francis “disgraceful” and blamed former President George W. Bush for 9/11, and it doesn’t look like it’s hurting him in the polls at all.


Most polls show him with a 12-17 point lead in South [More]

John Kasich does best against Hillary Clinton, poll shows

  • 4:18 pm Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 by Staff Writer

November is a long way away, but a new poll from USA Today gave Ohio Governor John Kasich some good news today.

The poll shows that he could beat former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by 11 points in November’s election. The same poll shows Kasich beating Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders by just 3.

Kasich on TV: Ohio Governor to be on Late Show with Stephen Colbert tonight

The poll also shows that Sanders does better than Clinton against all Republicans.

One wake-up call in the poll is that it shows Republicans beating both Clinton and Sanders in most cases. The only [More]

Dayton Mayor Whaley supports Clinton plan

  • 3:13 pm Monday, February 15th, 2016 by Staff Writer

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is among a group of mayors and former mayors endorsing Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s Economic Revitalization Initiative, the Clinton campaign announced on Feb. 15.

“As mayor of Dayton, I know how important it is to invest in every community, especially those communities that are too often left out and left behind,” Whaley said in remarks released by the campaign. “To do that, we need a partner in the White House that has the record and the determination to deliver results.”

Clinton, former U.S. Secretary of State, is battling Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination.

Her plan [More]