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Former Vice President Joe Biden has thrown his support behind some of Ohio’s Democratic candidates ahead of the 2018 election.

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Most of the Democrats running in statewide races spoke at an Ohio Young Black Democrats event over the weekend near Cleveland, addressing several issues including voter turnout.

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This is how it usually works in a gubernatorial or U.S. Senate election in Ohio: The candidate for governor or U.S. Senator who racks up a huge margin of victory usually helps lift up the down-ticket statewide candidates of his party.

David Pepper, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman, with the party's statewide candidates
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Numbers from the Ohio Secretary of State’s office show the so-called "Blue wave," nicknamed for Democratic enthusiasm that’s been evident in other states' races recently, might not be real in Ohio.

Gabe Rosenberg

Former Consumer Financial Bureau director Richard Cordray has won the Democratic primary for Ohio governor.

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Today’s primary results will determine the people who will represent the major political parties in this fall’s races for governor, Congress, the state legislature and for the Republicans – U.S. Senate. But they could also hint at what will happen later this year.

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Boxes of campaign literature clutter the floors and signs cover the walls of Cordray’s Columbus office. All of this, and a sign inviting volunteers to enjoy campaign snacks, serves as a testament to long hours spent on outreach efforts there.

Dennis Kucinich and Richard Cordray
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Less than a week before Election Day, four in 10 Democratic voters remain uncertain who they want to be their nominee for governor. The latest Baldwin Wallace University poll also shows the Republican side a lot more consolidated.

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The Democrats running for Ohio governor made closing pitches to Northeast Ohioans on Saturday, debating before a standing-room crowd of about 200 in Cleveland Heights.

Updated at 6:46 p.m. EDT

The Democratic National Committee filed an attention-grabbing lawsuit against the Russian government, WikiLeaks and Donald Trump's presidential campaign that says they conspired to interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

The suit — which faces legal obstacles because of the Justice Department's investigation into Russia's attack and the difficulties involved with suing a foreign government — develops a theory about alleged collusion between Trump's campaign and the Russians.

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