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Trump Draws Large Crowds of Supporters, Protesters in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Trump Draws Large Crowds of Supporters, Protesters in Columbus

Presidential candidate Donald Trump made his first campaign stop in Columbus this evening, and both supporters and protesters turned out in large numbers. Trump stuck close to his announced 7pm start time despite the fact that many still waited outside in the Columbus Convention Center hallways. “We have thousands of people outside, and a lot […]

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Two Announce Candidacy for Ohio House 18th District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Two Announce Candidacy for Ohio House 18th District

When Ohio Rep Michael Stinziano takes office on Columbus City Council on January 1st, his representing the 18th District will be up for grabs. Two different candidates have wasted no time on putting their hats in the ring. Kristen Boggs and Joshua Clark both announced last week that they’re planning to seek the office. Boggs […]

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Hillary Clinton Makes Women-Centric Campaign Stop in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Hillary Clinton Makes Women-Centric Campaign Stop in Columbus

Hillary Clinton energized several hundred of her supporters this morning at the Columbus Athenaeum with a campaign stop that focused primarily on women’s issues. After a rousing introduction by Columbus City Councilmember Jaiza Page, Clinton took to the microphone to talk about pay equality, income inequality, and made promises to raise the minimum wage. “Women […]

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Council President Ginther Enters the Race for Columbus Mayor

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Council President Ginther Enters the Race for Columbus Mayor

Columbus City Council President Andrew Ginther announced today that he is running to succeed Mayor Michael Coleman as Coleman completes his time in office. It’s long been expected that the 39-year-old Democrat intended to follow Coleman in office and Ginther’s opportunity to do so came when Coleman announced last month that he would not seek […]

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At Statewide Forums, Fitzgerald Debates an Absent Kasich

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea At Statewide Forums, Fitzgerald Debates an Absent Kasich

The table in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall on Second Avenue had nameplates for both Ed FitzGerald and John Kasich Wednesday night. The left side seats were reserved for FitzGerald’s supporters, the right side designated for Kasich’s. The Governor’s spot at the dais remained unoccupied through the evening and Democrats spilled over into his […]

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Petition Presented at City Hall Supporting Campaign Finance Reform

Walker Evans Walker Evans Petition Presented at City Hall Supporting Campaign Finance Reform

The Columbus Coalition for Responsive Government is taking to City Hall this afternoon to present approximately 23,000 signatures that support a petition to overhaul campaign finance reform laws for local elections. “Many of us who led the grassroots opposition to Issues 50 and 51 have been complaining loudly that our elected officials are not listening […]

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