Jim Jordan

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In a sweeping report spanning 449 pages, House Democrats lay out a detailed case for stripping Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google of the power than has made each of them dominant in their fields.

The four companies began as "scrappy underdog startups" but are now monopolies that must be restricted and regulated, the report from Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel says.

Now-Lt. Gov. Jon Husted speaking at the Columbus Chamber of Commerce Government Day in Cincinnati, Ohio on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018.
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After President Trump announced that he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for the coronavirus, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said he's taking a COVID-19 test as a precaution.

A central promise of last week's Republican National Convention was a pledge that President Trump would use a second term to build on elements of his first term, with very few updates and changes.

The four days of convention programming showed a Republican Party whose policies are bound to Trump. But GOP divisions over many of those policies prevented much of the 2016 Trump agenda from ever becoming law. And that dynamic was in place well before the coronavirus pandemic changed politics.

From left, Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump, Eric and Lara Trump, Kimberly Guilfoyle and Donald Trump Jr., Tiffany Trump, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump and Barron Trump stand at the White House on Aug. 27, 2020.
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss the Republican National Convention and President Trump's pitch to voters for a second term. Ohio State political scientist Paul Beck joins the show.

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) speaks during the Republican National Convention on Monday, August 24, 2020.
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Central Ohio congressman Jim Jordan used much of his speech at the Republican National Convention on Monday night to denounce Democratic responses to the coronavirus.

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) speaking before the camapaign office's opening.
Nick Evans

One of the president’s loudest defenders in Congress was greeted with a warm welcome by a room packed with Trump supporters at a Westerville office park Thursday. Cheers of "four more years" went up as Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) walked into the newly-opened headquarters for President Trump's Ohio reelection effort.

A sign is taped to a door leading into a polling location at the Messiah Lutheran Church, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Lyndhurst, Ohio.
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Ohio voters didn’t head to the polls Tuesday, and it’s still not completely clear when they will. 

Rep. Joyce Beatty and Congressional candidate Morgan Harper.
Associated Press

In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss the big races voters will decide in Tuesday's election. WOSU News reporter Nick Evans joins the show.

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Feb 17, 2020
Crystal Brown, left, comforts her 15-year-old daughter Josephine Brown-Walker as she talks about her EdChoice voucher, which allows her to attend a Christian high school in Columbus.
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Parents waiting to learn if their child will qualify for vouchers to help cover the cost of private school are caught in limbo.

On Wednesday, the Ohio Senate rejected a House plan that would replace performance-based EdChoice vouchers with income-based vouchers. The Senate plan would keep 420 schools on EdChoice, while expanding income-based vouchers to 300 percent of the federal poverty level.

The three Democrats running in the 4th District primary, from right to left: Mike Larsen, Jeff Sites and Shannon Freshour.
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In a backroom of the Richwood Public Library on Tuesday, the group Women For Action hosted a candidate forum with Democrats running for seats in local and state government.

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, arrives for a deposition with Peter Strzok, the FBI agent facing criticism following a series of anti-Trump text messages, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 27, 2018.
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Another person has accused Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) of ignoring alleged abuse by former Ohio State team doctor Richard Strauss.

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio says the president's legal team plans to present "key facts" that prove President Trump should not be removed from office.

Jordan is one of eight House lawmakers who are part of Trump’s defense team in the Senate impeachment trial.

"The Trump defense team will present the facts," he says, "and the facts are all on the president's side."

Updated Jan. 21 at 2:26 p.m. ET

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made last-minute, handwritten changes Tuesday to the parameters for how President Trump's impeachment trial process will play out. Departing from a draft resolution he released Monday night, the resolution now allows impeachment managers and the president's defense to have 24 hours to make arguments over three session days. The draft had stipulated 24 hours over two days. McConnell also altered the rules for admitting the House evidence into the record.

Shannon Freshour
Shannon Freshour

A Democratic challenger to Central Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan raised more than a quarter-million dollars in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Trump Eyes Jim Jordan For Impeachment Legal Team

Jan 8, 2020
Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, questions witnesses testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019.
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Central Ohio Republican congressman Jim Jordan is being eyed for a role on President Donald Trump's defense team for the upcoming Senate impeachment trial.

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