Julie Carr Smyth

Ohio House

When legislative leaders resign midterm, things can get messy.

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House Republicans in Ohio again brought their decision on former House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger's successor to a halt, calling off a scheduled vote that's needed before any more laws can be made.

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Ohio’s Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown opened his fall re-election bid Friday with an attack against his Republican rival, U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, over the Congressman's period as a registered lobbyist.

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A day after Republicans gathered to figure out the next speaker of the Ohio House, there's still no word on who that might be. GOP state lawmakers met for hours at a downtown hotel on Tuesday but left without making a decision, cancelling a House session scheduled for Wednesday.

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Ohio's then-largest online charter school may have broken the law by withholding information used in calculating payments and inflated the amount of time students spent learning by not deducting the time they were inactive online, the state auditor said Thursday.

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A Cincinnati anti-abortion activist was in regular contact with Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office during a 2015 Planned Parenthood investigation and some of her input was shared with state investigators, according to emails obtained by The Associated Press.

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A Republican woman running against an Ohio lawmaker with whom she exchanged sexual text messages has followed through on her threat to release more texts, even as the legislator pursues an extortion claim against her.

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Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich is returning a $20,000 speaking fee he received last year from a group sympathetic to Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor have filed their final fundraising reports before the May primary. And Republican Mike DeWine is far out in front.

ECOT founder Bill Lager speaks to the crowd of students, parents and teachers earlier this year.
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A Democratic candidate for Ohio Attorney General candidate said Tuesday that his Republican opponent, Auditor Dave Yost, should have immediately referred to authorities a whistleblower's allegations that ECOT intentionally inflated attendance figures.

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