Steve Dettelbach

Mike DeWine and Richard Cordray
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The latest fundraising numbers show this year’s race for governor is going to be the most expensive in the state’s history.

Steve Dettelbach, Democratic Attorney General nominee
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A nominee for statewide office is breaking away from the top of the ticket when it comes to Issue 1. The constitutional amendment would reduce criminal sentences for non-violent drug offenders, and it’s becoming a major issue for several campaigns. 

David Pepper, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman, with the party's statewide candidates
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Now that we're past Labor Day, political campaigns are intensifying. It's the time when voters are more likely to pay attention to the choices they will be making in November.

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray shakes hands with supporters during an election night event Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Columbus.
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The latest campaign fundraising numbers for statewide candidates in 2018 are in, with Democrats and Republicans keeping the race tight – and expensive.

Steve Dettelbach, Democratic Attorney General nominee
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Democratic attorney general candidate Steven Dettelbach was confronted with an elections complaint Friday alleging that his campaign's raffle offering supporters a chance to meet former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is illegal.

Touting his record as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, Democratic Attorney General candidate Steve Dettelbach introduced a plan today to strengthen human trafficking laws in Ohio.

The proposal includes tougher penalties for businesses and officials who profit from sex trafficking, as well as a ban on those who solicit sex from children during high profile events like conventions.

“Ohioans and people nationally, we need to do better at not being nosy neighbors, but being better neighbors,” said Dettelbach.

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An Ohio telemarketing company – whose Republican owner spent more than a year in prison following a campaign finance probe – has organized employees and suppliers in a retaliatory effort to bring down two prominent Ohio Democrats.

Steve Dettelbach, Democratic Attorney General nominee
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Ohio's Democratic attorney general candidate is facing a potential conflict of interest that could affect his ability to prosecute the pharmaceutical industry in the state's lawsuit over the opioid crisis if he is elected.

ECOT founder Bill Lager speaks to the crowd of students, parents and teachers earlier this year.
Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

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.

The Democratic candidate for attorney general is rolling out a new slate of policy proposals to crackdown on what he sees as corruption in state government. The plan includes an easy way for everyday Ohioans to be government watchdogs.

Democratic candidate for Ohio Attorney General, Steve Dettlebach, left, and Republican candidate Dave Yost, right.
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Politicians and advocates have been sounding off nationwide about what the country should do about gun control policies in the wake of the mass school shooting that killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida. 

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Ohio’s Attorney General Mike DeWine has no plans to join any lawsuits challenging the rollback of "net neutrality" internet protections.