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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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Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Columbus) is joining the list of officials calling for President Trump’s immediate removal from office after extremist pro-Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building Wednesday.

Rev. Al Sharpton flanked by (from left) Bishop Timothy Clarke of the First Church of God, Attorney Michael Wright and Attorney Ben Crump after a memorial for Andre Hill on Jan. 5, 2021..
Nick Evans / WOSU

Andre Hill was laid to rest in Columbus on Tuesday. A memorial service at the First Church of God in Southeast Columbus brought together friends and family members as well as a string of elected officials.

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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Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Columbus) says she’s not surprised that President Trump, upon arriving back to the White House after his hospital stay for COVID-19, removed his mask and downplayed the serious nature of the virus.

Ohio Rep. Joyce Beatty says the allegations against President Trump are the most serious to date.
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The League of Women Voters is partnering with the Columbus Metropolitan Library to host a series of forums with local candidates in the run-up to Ohio's election.

Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio), center, spoke Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 at the March on Washington.
Joyce Beatty / Twitter

Taking the stage at a rally Friday commemorating the 1963 March on Washington, Columbus congresswoman Joyce Beatty (D-Ohio) emphasized the need for police accountability legislation.

Rep. Joyce Beatty, the Ohio Democrat who was pepper-sprayed at a demonstration in Columbus on Saturday, says property destruction accompanying protests over the death of George Floyd is a "distraction to the message."

Speaking to NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday, Beatty said she understands the sentiment that attempting to have a "healthy dialogue" about race hasn't worked, but that "violence doesn't work — violence either way."

Crowds protesting the killing of George Floyd in downtown Columbus on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
Adora Namigadde / WOSU

Gov. Mike DeWine is calling the Ohio National Guard into service after three days of violent protests in downtown Columbus.

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther announced a city-wide curfew from 10 p.m.-6 a.m. beginning Saturday. Anyone on the streets past then can be arrested, he said. 

Ohio Rep. Joyce Beatty says the allegations against President Trump are the most serious to date.
J. Scott Applewhite / Associated Press

After a long night waiting on results, Rep. Joyce Beatty won her primary race, and appears primed to win her fifth term representing the heavily Democratic 3rd Congressional District.

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

Boards of elections around Ohio are stuffing envelopes with ballot requests and ballots to be delivered to mailboxes all over the state. The absentee voting process isn’t new, but Ohio's new circumstances are putting fresh scrutiny on the multi-step process.

A sign is taped to a door leading into a polling location at the Messiah Lutheran Church, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Lyndhurst, Ohio.
Tony Dejak / Associated Press

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.

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.
John Minchillo / Associated Press

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

Feb 25, 2020
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.
Nick Evans / WOSU

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.

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