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Rep. Joyce Beatty, D-Ohio, speaks to the audience during the Ohio Democratic Party election night watch party, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio.
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With early voting underway in Ohio’s primary election, two Democratic candidates for the 3rd Congressional District are raising critiques of the other’s fundraising.

Ohio's 3rd District Race

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Rep. Beatty (left) speaking at a forum with her progressive challenger Morgan Harper (right).
Nick Evans

The primary election season will sweep through Ohio on March 17.

Rep. Beatty (left) speaking at a forum with her progressive challenger Morgan Harper (right).
Nick Evans

Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) took the stage with her progressive challenger Morgan Harper in a downtown Columbus church Sunday. In the heavily Democratic 3rd Congressional District, Beatty and Harper’s primary race could effectively determine who wins the seat.

Morgan Harper at her campaign kick off Monday. She's running for Ohio's 3rd Congressional District.
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Progressive Morgan Harper is urging the local Democratic Party to refrain from endorsing a candidate in the primary race for Ohio's 3rd Congressional District, where she's challenging incumbent Democratic Rep. Joyce Beatty.

Lee Alderson in front of his barbershop in the Hilltop.
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Ohio’s U.S. representatives are splitting along party lines as Congress moves forward with an impeachment inquiry of President Trump over his soliciting of political favors from Ukraine. In Central Ohio, the physical distance is short between lawmakers sitting at different ends of that spectrum.

Ohio Rep. Joyce Beatty says the aligations against President Trump are the most serious to date.
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Ohio's congressional delegation followed party lines Tuesday in reacting to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's announcement that she’ll pursue an impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

Morgan Harper at her campaign kick off Monday. She's running for Ohio's 3rd Congressional District.
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss how the progressive wing of the Democratic Party is working to build on the successful campaigns of politicians such as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.).

Morgan Harper, a 36-year-old first-time candidate who is challenging incumbent Rep. Joyce Beatty, joins the show.

Morgan Harper at her campaign kick off Monday. She's running for Ohio's 3rd Congressional District.
Nick Evans / WOSU

Flanked by supporters at Social Justice Park in downtown Columbus, political newcomer Morgan Harper announced her run for Congress. She’s launching a progressive challenge against incumbent Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio).

U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty poses for a photo in front of the newly-renamed Rosa Parks Way in downtown Columbus on Feb. 24, 2019.
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North High Street between Broad and Gay streets was ceremonially renamed "Rosa Parks Way" on Monday morning.

The field of economics has a problem. At a time when more women than men are graduating from college and earning doctorates, just a third of Ph.D.s in economics go to women. That statistic has hardly budged in decades.

Infinite Impact

The Veterans Memorial and Museum has been in development in downtown Columbus since 2015, but last week it added an adjective: It's now the National Veterans Memorial and Museum.

Ohio Rep. Joyce Beatty says the aligations against President Trump are the most serious to date.
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Ohio's Democratic congressional delegation wants Gov. John Kasich to rescind a proposal for imposing new work requirements on Medicaid expansion recipients.

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Thousands marched in Columbus and across the country last weekend calling for gun control. Now one Ohio Democrat is hoping to turn that enthusiasm into legislation.

J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

The GOP's tax overhaul bill passed the U.S. House on Thursday, with Ohio lawmakers falling along party lines for the vote. Republican Reps. Pat Tiberi and Steve Stivers voted for the bill and Democratic Rep. Joyce Beatty voted against.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich
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In the wake of the Trump administration's announcement that DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, will end in six months, Gov. John Kasich went on CBS This Morning with a call to action for legislators.

"Congress has six months," he said. "It should be take, like, six hours to get this done." 

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