Ohio governor John Kasich formally announced his run for the Republican presidential nomination, becoming the 16th official candidate to enter the congested GOP primary.
For the general election — and the Electoral College, where the presidency is really won — Quinnipiac University has a set of polls from the three biggest swing states, testing Hillary Clinton against a variety of Republican opponents.
Many of their congregants, sensing the shifting cultural climate on gay marriage, feel defensive and afraid to publicly state their views, wary of being cast as bigots or hate-mongers.
No charges have been filed; Cleveland Municipal Judge Ronald Adrine’s ruling is advisory. City and county prosecutors will review the decision.
If Republicans get their way at the Supreme Court this month and wipe out Obamacare premium subsidies for millions of Americans, the ensuing damage to their party in 2016 swing states could be significant.
Researchers caution they don’t want to create undue alarm with their findings, but they say they hope the results will highlight the urgent need to conduct more in-depth studies of fracking emissions and their potential effects on human health.
Ten years after Ohio voters passed one of the worst anti-gay laws in the country, a downtown arena in Cleveland welcomed 10,000 athletes, fans and corporate sponsors to kick off the weeklong 2014 Gay Games. Yes, we still have that awful law. Yes, they came anyway. Hope doesn’t need an invitation, and justice never waits […]
By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times Cleveland was picked Tuesday by the Republican National Committee’s site selection panel to host the GOP’s national convention in 2016. Cleveland edged out five other finalist cities: Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City and Las Vegas in the hotly contested race that brought in each state’s power players and top […]
By David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News The wild grass is only now beginning to hide the scar left by the giant ditch digger that gouged a trench though Ron Kardos’ Oceola Township, Michigan, pasture last year for an oil pipeline — but already Kardos is preparing for another onslaught of construction. Last week Kardos got a […]
By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times The Republican Party continued its convention winnowing process Wednesday, narrowing the candidates for its 2016 national gathering to two cities: Cleveland and Dallas. The Democrats, meantime, announced they would scout six cities as the possible venue for their 2016 convention: Birmingham, Ala.; Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; New York City; Philadelphia; […]
By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Ohio’s top court will decide whether it is legal for the state to again try to kill the only living person to survive an execution attempt, or whether another effort to use lethal injection would violate his constitutional right to avoid cruel and unusual punishment. The case, accepted by […]