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Governor Activates Ohio Guard Ahead of Planned Protests, Says He ‘Assumed’ a Peaceful Transition

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Governor Activates Ohio Guard Ahead of Planned Protests, Says He ‘Assumed’ a Peaceful Transition

By Marty Schladen As he called up the National Guard Tuesday to prepare for a possible attack on the Statehouse, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday said he didn’t anticipate President Donald Trump’s unprecedented attack on a peaceful transition of power. DeWine said he was activating 500 members of the Ohio Guard to protect the Statehouse […]

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Ohio Elected Officials Respond to Violent Situation in DC

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ohio Elected Officials Respond to Violent Situation in DC

This afternoon, pro-Trump protestors marched toward the US Capitol Building in Washington DC following a planned rally event where President Donald Trump spoke to his supporters. Many of the protestors then decided to violently and illegally enter the Capitol building, fighting law enforcement officials and endangering the lives of many elected officials, government employees, journalists […]

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Photos: Protestors Gather After Results Projected for Presidential Election

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Protestors Gather After Results Projected for Presidential Election

Editor’s Note: Protestors and revelers descended upon Downtown near the Statehouse on Saturday afternoon after the AP and other media outlets projected the presidential election for former Vice President Joe Biden. All photos by Matt Ellis

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Will Ohio Decide The President in 2020?

Walker Evans Walker Evans Will Ohio Decide The President in 2020?

“As Ohio goes, so goes the nation.” That saying has rang true for the past 60 years, as Ohio voters have swung back and forth to favor the presidential candidate that has won the election all the way back to Lyndon B. Johnson. But some political analysts are questioning whether Ohio will play as important […]

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City Heads Up Fight Against Trump Administration’s Assault on Postal Service

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman City Heads Up Fight Against Trump Administration’s Assault on Postal Service

Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein has announced that the City of Columbus and other municipalities have filed an amicus brief opposing recent U.S. Postal Service changes that have “slowed critically important mail delivery,” according to a press release from the city attorney’s office. The brief, filed by 32 local and tribal governments and the Public […]

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Early Poll Shows Ohio Could Be Swing-State Once Again

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Early Poll Shows Ohio Could Be Swing-State Once Again

By Tyler Buchanan The presidential race is now set: it will be President Trump, a Republican, vying for reelection against Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Biden, a former two-term vice president, wrapped up the Democratic nomination with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont ending his campaign on April 8. Biden previously campaigned for Democratic party’s presidential nomination […]

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Ohio Immigrant Community Braces for Mass Roundups Rumored for Next Week

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Immigrant Community Braces for Mass Roundups Rumored for Next Week

Update 3:20PM 6/22/19 — President Trump stated that he will delay the ICE raids. If it comes to fruition, President Donald Trump’s tweet warning of the removal of “millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States” has major implications for the local immigrant community. The announcement, later confirmed by Immigration […]

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