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Abortion

Another Day, Another Abortion Restriction

Right-wing extremists who support laws such as this are driven by an insatiable desire to shame women. Most of these legislators are men whose maleness exempts them from ever knowing what it feels like to have no control over their bodies or their daily lives.

December 15, 2016
Kasich, Ohio Abortion Ban

Kasich Vetoes Ohio ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban, Signs 20-Week Legislation

Governor John Kasich signed a 20-week abortion ban into law but vetoed stricter legislation that would have forbidden the procedure once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks after conception.

December 13, 2016
Heartbeat abortion bill

Ohio Lawmakers Pass ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bill

Republican Governor John Kasich, an abortion opponent, has in the past questioned whether such legislation would be constitutional.

December 7, 2016
Pence, Trump, Fake News

Donald Trump Makes It Easy To Vote For Her

If this presidential election was an airplane flight, we’d all have barf bags on our laps. Just when you think it couldn’t possibly get any worse, it does.

November 7, 2016
Republican U.S. presidental candidate Governor John Kasich speaks to supporters after being declared the winner of the Ohio primary by the television networks, during a campaign rally in Berea, Ohio, March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk

The List Of Big Name #NeverTrump Republicans Keeps Growing

Donald Trump’s candidacy has the Republican Party at a crossroads. Trump won the votes, fair and square, but an ever-larger list of Republican big wigs have shunned his candidacy, revealing it as the racist, sexist, xenophobic ego trip it really is.

June 17, 2016
John Kasich MSNBC

Republican Governors Kasich, Hogan Say They Will Not Vote For Trump: ‘I Just Can’t Do It’

Hogan and Kasich join Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Michigan governor Rick Snyder, who have also stated they will not be supporting the presumptive Republican nominee.

June 16, 2016
Marijuana plants are seen in an indoor cultivation in Montevideo December 6, 2013. REUTERS/Andres Stapff

Ohio Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Some 24 states and Washington D.C. currently allow some type of medical marijuana use, and just a handful of states allow its recreational use. It remains illegal on the federal level. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who earlier this year dropped out of the U.S. presidential race, signed the bill on Wednesday.

June 8, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Governor John Kasich celebrates in front of his wife Karen (L) and daughter Reese (2nd L) after winning the Ohio primary Republican presidential election at a campaign rally in Berea, Ohio March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Kasich To Bow Out Of 2016 Race

Donald Trump is now the lone Republican in the 2016 race. It seems the Party of Lincoln is finally united, but this is hardly the sort of union that Lincoln imagined.

May 4, 2016
Bernie Sanders Hillary Clinton Democrats

RAND Poll Shows Democrats Have The Advantage In Presidential Election

Despite Donald Trump’s frightening rise, Democrats have a better chance at winning the upcoming presidential election, according to surveys perform by RAND Corporation, a private, nonpartisan think tank.

May 3, 2016
Anti-Trump protestor

Is It Too Late For Cruz And Kasich To Stop Trump?

Ted Cruz and John Kasich are trying to push out the theory that they can stop Donald Trump. But that line doesn’t have much traction with voters.

April 27, 2016
Clinton Pennsylvania

Clinton, Trump Edge Closer To Party Nominations, Sanders Softens His Confrontational Tone

Sanders’ top campaign aides said they would meet Wednesday to discuss their plans for the rest of the race—where they vowed to compete in all of the states including California. But they began to telegraph they’d be pleased if the Democratic Party embraced his core proposals such as making public universities tuition free and paying for that with a Wall St. trading tax.

April 27, 2016
Your delegate math headache

Your Guide To Super Tuesday IV: Northeastern Edition!

If you’re following along, either to keep abreast of current events or for pure schadenfreude, we’ve compiled each state’s delegate math and most recent polling to help keep track.

April 26, 2016
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) afternoon general session in Washington March 21, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Kasich And Cruz’s Coordination May Be Too Late To Stop Trump

Republican presidential candidates John Kasich and Ted Cruz announced today that their campaigns would coordinate to keep party frontrunner Donald Trump from securing the necessary votes to win the nomination. A look at the agreement’s fine print indicates there is more than meets the eye.

April 25, 2016
Cruz Kasich Trump

Cartoon: Cruz And Kasich Have A New Plan

Donald Trump won’t know what hit him…

April 25, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump remains standing at the front of the stage as rivals Marco Rubio (L), Ted Cruz (2nd R) and John Kasich (R) head to their podiums at the start of the U.S. Republican presidential candidates debate in Detroit, Michigan, March 3, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young

Cruz, Kasich Come Together To Stop Trump

In an unprecedented effort to stymie Republican front-runner Donald Trump, his two remaining rivals, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Ohio Gov. John Kasich announced late Sunday that they would cede certain states to each other.

April 25, 2016
Clinton in New York

Clinton And Trump Are Strong In New York — But Strong Enough?

Trump, the Republican billionaire developer from New York, and Clinton, the Democratic former U.S. senator from New York, have maintained double-digit poll leads in the state for weeks.

April 19, 2016
Bernie Sanders

Tax Transparency: After Expansive Vow, Sanders Releases Only 2014 Return

The failure to fulfill his promise to release returns back to 2007 — when Bernie Sanders was first elected to the U.S. Senate from Vermont — erodes the likelihood that other Presidential candidates this cycle and in the future will release their own complete returns

April 15, 2016

Tax Transparency: Jane Sanders Claims Returns Released In ‘Every Election’

Sanders had made available only his and wife Jane’s 2014 Form 1040, a summary lacking crucial details about their sources of income, deductions, and tax strategy.

April 13, 2016

Cartoon: Candidate Kasich

He’s barely hanging on.

April 12, 2016
Protestors hold hands in the air as they yell at U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump during a campaign event in Radford

Is The ‘Never Trump’ Movement Bigger Than The ‘Bernie Or Bust’ Campaign?

Good news: The anti-Trump movement is growing stronger.

April 12, 2016

Tax Transparency: Sanders Again Promises Full Disclosure

It is also puzzling that the media generally and the top newspaper editorial pages in particular remain so tolerant of stonewalling on taxes by all the candidates. That wasn’t their attitude toward disclosure four years ago, when Mitt Romney tried that strategy.

April 11, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrive on stage ahead of the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidates debate in Milwaukee

Gallup: Hillary’s Supporters Are More Entusiastic Than Bernie’s

Bernie Sanders might be the “insurgent” candidate for the Democratic nomination, but don’t assume his supporters are any more enthusiastic about his candidacy.

April 5, 2016
Donald Trump talking

Endorse This: Watch Donald Trump Whine About ‘Unfair’ Delegate Math

Life is so unfair for Donald Trump

April 4, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Republican U.S. presidential candidates debate in Miami, Florida, in this March 10, 2016 file photo. Trump's presidential campaign is built on his business acumen. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/Files

Trump’s Not Having A Great Week, Slips Big In Wisconsin Poll

A Marquette Law School Poll on Wednesday found Sen. Ted Cruz ahead in the Badger State, with backing from 40 percent of likely voters, compared with 30 percent for Trump and 21 percent for Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

March 30, 2016
U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump holds up a signed pledge during a press availability at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Trump, Cruz, Kasich Tear Up Their Pledge To Support GOP Nominee

“I have been treated very unfairly,” the real estate mogul said, singling out the Republican National Committee and the GOP establishment.

March 30, 2016