JULIE CARR SMYTH

Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan is latest Democrat seeking White House

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Thursday, portraying himself as a candidate who can bridge Democrats' progressive and working class wings to win the White House.

Apr. 4, 2019 12:41 PM EDT
In tight race, Ohio governor rivals hedging bets on Trump

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Locked in a tight race for governor in the perennial swing state of Ohio, Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray are using the final stretch to hedge their bets on Donald Trump.

Oct. 30, 2018 6:43 PM EDT
Ohio's special US House election last stop before November

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A special congressional election in Ohio will be the last test of voter sentiment nationally before November's high stakes midterm election — and the topic of President Donald Trump is never far away.

Jul. 25, 2018 2:09 AM EDT
Republicans pledge to show Ohio is still 'a Trump state'

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio Republicans are pledging to show the swing state is still Trump country, and the president is cheering them on while getting return fire on Twitter from a Barack Obama appointee seeking the governorship.

May. 9, 2018 4:46 PM EDT
2016 presidential contender Kasich returns to New Hampshire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich was set to return Tuesday to New Hampshire, where a second-place finish in the 2016 presidential primaries gave him a welcome boost in national popularity.

Apr. 3, 2018 1:51 PM EDT
Trump accuser takes #MeToo message to voters in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rachel Crooks' allegations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump have been dismissed by the president and his supporters, so she has a new approach to ensure her message is heard: She's running for office.

Feb. 7, 2018 3:25 PM EST
Ohio's elections chief wants new voting machines by 2020

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief wants counties to modernize their voting machines before the 2020 presidential election, and he's urging the governor and state lawmakers to foot much of the bill.

Dec. 14, 2017 4:08 PM EST
Anti-Trumper John Kasich to doubters: I'm no lame duck

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In less than a year's time, Ohio Gov. John Kasich has gone from an "adult in the room" alternative in a fractious Republican presidential field, to a potential convention spoiler in Cleveland, to now facing a hostile new president who reached down personally to seize control of the state GOP.

Jan. 15, 2017 9:10 AM EST
Ohio Senate candidates spar over Trump, Clinton in debate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a spirited second debate Monday, Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman and Democratic challenger Ted Strickland sparred over their parties' presidential nominees and accused each other of bending the truth to get an edge with voters.

Oct. 17, 2016 10:17 PM EDT
Sanders urges turned-off voters to turn out for Clinton

KENT, Ohio (AP) — In a pair of university stops in battleground Ohio on Saturday, Bernie Sanders used his enduring popularity with young voters to urge support for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Sep. 17, 2016 6:50 PM EDT
Fundraising in high gear for Democratic, GOP conventions

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With just weeks to go before Republicans and Democrats gather to nominate a presidential candidate, organizers in Philadelphia and Cleveland are hustling to hit fundraising targets that top $60 million apiece.

Jun. 3, 2016 3:27 PM EDT
Some anti-Trump GOPs turn to Ohio, where Kasich could win

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans hoping to stop presidential candidate Donald Trump were quickly deploying forces in Ohio Thursday as one of their last battlefronts ahead of Tuesday's crucial cluster of winner-take-all primaries.

Mar. 10, 2016 7:30 PM EST