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JULIÁN CASTRO TO HEADLINE CUYAHOGA COUNTY DEMS DINNER - MAY 15TH
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thumbnail cuydem.com - The Honorable Julián Castro will headline the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party's Annual Dinner on Sunday, May 15th. The event, one of the largest local Democratic Party events in the country, will bring together...
2016
Republican Convention’s Delegate Math Explained
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thumbnail graphics­.wsj­.com - If Mr. Cruz hasn’t won the nomination by now, the expectation is that his support would begin to flag. Mr. Kasich’s supporters envision this as his moment—the Ohio governor has for months been posi...
GOP senators in denial about Trump
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thumbnail www­.politico­.com - Donald Trump declared himself the presumptive Republican nominee after his romp across the Northeast Tuesday night. Republican senators trying to save their majority this fall apparently didn’t get...
Ted Cruz-John Kasich Alliance Against Donald Trump Quickly Weakens
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Jonathan Martin
thumbnail www­.nytimes­.com - Mr. Cruz’s campaign privately advised supporters on Sunday not to endorse tactical voting, whereby his supporters might switch their allegiance to Mr. Kasich in states where the Ohio governor is ru...
Bernie Sanders Mentions Elizabeth Warren as Possible Running Mate
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thumbnail blogs­.wsj­.com - Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said he would give “very, very serious thought” to choosing a female vice-presidential running mate if he were the Democratic presidential nominee, and pointed to Massac...
Sherrod Brown says he doesn't want to be Clinton's VP
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thumbnail www­.daytondailynews­.com - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown on Monday tamped down rumors that Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton may ask him to be her running mate, saying that he does not want to be asked nor does ...
VOTING RIGHTS
Group launches voter registration push in Ohio ahead of fall
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thumbnail www­.daytondailynews­.com - A progressive nonprofit group says it plans to register 150,000 voters in swing state Ohio and focus on getting them to the polls this fall. Leaders with the Ohio Organizing Collaborative say they ...
Ohio should OK online registration
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Alan Johnson
thumbnail www­.dispatch­.com - The expectation that Ohio — a key state to winning the presidency — will see a tsunami of voter interest in this year’s election is compelling reason for the Ohio House to speedily approve online v...
If You Think Voter ID Is About Voter Fraud, This Republican Congressman Has News For You
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thumbnail thinkprogress­.org - On Tuesday, Wisconsin held its first presidential election since the state’s new voter ID law took effect. It didn’t go smoothly, with students facing long lines and residents struggling to get the...
OHIO POLITICS
Brown rips Ohio GOP for Medicaid proposal
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Sherrod Brown
thumbnail www­.toledoblade­.com - COLUMBUS — A proposal to require working poor Ohio adults to pay more toward their government-funded health care is a Republican effort to undermine the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown...
Senator Tavares Announces Bill To Protect Taxpayers From Paying For Governor's Out-of-state Campaign Trips
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www­.ohiosenate­.gov - Columbus – Today, State Senator Charleta B. Tavares (D – Columbus) announced she has drafted legislation to ensure Ohio taxpayers do not have to pay for State Highway Patrol security when Governor ...
Exclusive: New Poll Shows Large Majority Of Ohioans Support Closing ‘Terror Gap’ Gun Loophole
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D.C. DeWitt
thumbnail plunderbund­.com - More than 2,000 suspected terrorists attempted to legally buy guns in the United States between 2004 and 2014, and over 91 percent of them succeeded, according to the U.S. Government Accountability...
HUMAN RIGHTS
Ohio lawmaker mulls transgender bathroom bill, wants feedback
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Jackie Borchardt
thumbnail www­.cleveland­.com - COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio could soon have its own transgender bathroom bill, but potential sponsor Rep. John Becker said it won't be anything like a recent North Carolina law.  That law requires people...
The Backlash Against HB2 Hasn’t Convinced North Carolina’s Lawmakers To Change It
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thumbnail thinkprogress­.org - It’s been a month now since North Carolina lawmakers called a special session and passed HB2, a sweeping bill that discriminates against transgender people’s bathroom use and bans LGBT nondiscrimin...
Ohio LGBTQ Coalition Opposes Bill That Ignores Transgender Rights
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www­.acluohio­.org - COLUMBUS–Today Representative Bill Hayes introduced HB 537, which attempts to make discrimination in housing or employment on the basis of sexual orientation unlawful. However, the bill does nothin...
POLICE & GUN VIOLENCE
New Research Released on Race and Gun Violence - General News - News
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www­.joycefdn­.org - New Research: African Americans, Latinos Say Addressing Gun Violence Can Help Fix Justice System by Improving Police-Community Relations and Reducing   Survey confirms findings of policy “Road Map”...
One Year After Freddie Gray’s Death, Baltimore Residents See Election As A Chance To Reset
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thumbnail thinkprogress­.org - BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — On April 26 of last year, Baltimore residents channeled their anger over the police killing of 25-year-old Freddie Gray into demonstrations. Peaceful protesters marched across...
The Problem with the National Response to Police Racism
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thumbnail www­.americanprogress­.org - I don’t know what exactly to make of a report issued last week that described the Chicago Police Department as rife with racism. Is this news? Who didn’t know that cops in the Windy City and elsewh...
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John Boehner Thinks Ted Cruz Is 'Lucifer' And A 'Miserable Son Of A Bitch'
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thumbnail www­.huffingtonpost­.com - Boehner was more amiable to the remaining presidential contenders. He called Ohio Gov. John Kasich a "friend," and said he would vote for Donald Trump if the businessman becomes the party's nominee...
Poll: GOP disapproval highest since 1992
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thumbnail www­.politico­.com - A Pew Research Center study found that sixty-two percent of Americans had an unfavorable view of the Republican Party. | Getty More than 60 percent of the American public has an unfavorable opinion...
Republican donors deny Cruz, Kasich needed funds, data show
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thumbnail www­.daytondailynews­.com - It seems like a logical pairing: Republican donors who despise Donald Trump, and two GOP presidential hopefuls sticking it out to keep him from the nomination. Yet such a financial cavalry never ar...
Ohio Lawmakers Reconsider Requiring Drug Tests for Those Getting Public Benefits
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thumbnail wksu­.org - After several months of no movement, there’s new committee activity on a bill that would require some people applying for unemployment benefits to submit to drug tests.   The bill would set up a tw...
GOP Senate Candidate Somehow Plans To Ban All Middle Eastern People From U.S.
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thumbnail www­.huffingtonpost­.com - He later told the outlet that the ban would apply to both Christians and Muslims "pretty much anybody that's got a terrorist organization in it, which is pretty much all the Middle East." He said i...
Why the Ted Cruz-John Kasich alliance seems destined to fail
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thumbnail www­.washingtonpost­.com - The Fix's Chris Cillizza explains why the strategic alliance between Ted Cruz and John Kasich seems destined to fail. (Peter Stevenson/The Washington Post) While most of the country — including me ...
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