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  1. Can Democrats retake the Senate in 2016?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Politico

    It's still too early to predict the Senate's makeup in 2016, but it's not too early to start thinking about who could land on the list of endangered senators. And in the 2016 cycle, it's more likely to be a Republican than a Democrat.

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  2. Ted Strickland announces Senate run in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Thegatewaynews.com

    Former Gov. Ted Strickland has officially entered the race for U.S. Senate, ending weeks of speculation over the 2016 race. He's the second Democrat in the field, following Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld's announcement last month.

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  3. Jennifer Brunner mends fences with Ted Strickland, signals support for his U.S. Senate bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Cleveland.com

    Jennifer Brunner, who lost to then-Gov. Ted Strickland's handpicked candidate in a divisive 2010 Senate primary, has moved past the political feud and plans to support Strickland's bid for that same seat in 2016. Rapprochement began nearly a year ago, said Brunner, as Strickland prepared to begin a stint with the Center for American Progress Action Fund in Washington.

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  4. 'Just plain Ted'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Madison Press

    The former congressman from Ohio's old 6th District ran - and lost - races for Congress three times, first in 1976, again in 1978, and yet again in 1980. His first two races were against former Republican Congressman William Harsha, and his 1980 campaign was against GOP Hillsboro native Bob McEwen.

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  5. Portman's campaign releases web ad bashing StricklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Columbus Dispatch

    We're just a few days into Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland's campaign to challenge Sen. Rob Portman, but at this point, the playbook on Portman's end is clear: Beat up on Strickland's term as governor like it's a cheap rug. The Portman campaign launched a new web ad today that does as much, quoting editorial writers from this newspaper and others in Ohio critical of Strickland's four years as Ohio governor.

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  6. Morning Plum: Republicans wona t have any contingency plan if Court guts subsidies for millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Washington Post

    With the Supreme Court set to hear oral arguments this week in the lawsuit that could do severe damage to the Affordable Care Act, some Republican lawmakers are working hard to convey the impression that they have a contingency plan for the millions who will likely lose subsidies - and coverage - if the Court rules with the challengers. Senators Orrin Hatch, Lamar Alexander, and John Barrasso have published a Washington Post op ed with an oh-so-reassuring title: "We have a plan for fixing health care."

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  7. Wanting campaign to show 'contrast'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Crescent-News.com

    Ohio's Republican U.S. senator said Thursday his campaign is trying to quickly highlight the contrast between him and his new Democratic opponent in the 2016 race.

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  8. Reform sentencing lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Toledo Blade

    The Federal Correctional Institution, Elkton, is a low-security federal prison for male inmates in eastern Ohio. Congress is weighing sentence reform for drug convictions.

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  9. State of Ohio: State Of The State Focuses on Tax Cuts, Increases;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    Gov. John Kasich took his State of the State speech on the road again this week, and for the first time went to the southern part of the state. He was in Wilmington near Dayton, where he talked tax cuts and increases, but unfortunately for observers who were hoping for hints, he didn't say anything about his possible presidential ambitions.

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  10. Capitol Insider: Pfeifer says oil-gas clout tied to checkbooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Add Ohio Supreme Court Justice Paul E. Pfeifer's voice to those concerned about the disproportionate impact of petroleum industry political contributions on Ohio government. The former state senator from rural Bucyrus joined Justices William M. O'Neill and Judith Ann Lanzinger in dissenting to a recent 4-3 ruling that state law trumped local ordinances designed to keep fracking out.

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  11. Congressional Task Force on Human Trafficking Supports Canadian...Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | GlobeNewswire

    Recent comments from a Community Works Ontario spokesperson stated that 2015 has 'already displayed compelling results on combating human trafficking, sexual violence, and modern day slavery' through backing from Washington, D.C. coalitions and committees that are delegating with legislators and lobbying bills on human trafficking and prosecution of sex traffickers and offenders of related sex crimes. On Thursday Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington approved two human trafficking bills and U.S. Senator Bob Corker , chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee , introduced the End Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015.

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  12. Portman votes no on bill to avert partial shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Toledo Blade

    U.S. Sen. Rob Portman voted against a so-called clean Homeland Security funding bill Friday because it did not address Republican objections to President Obama's executive order on immigration, drawing criticism from Democrats that he supported another "government shutdown," but support from conservatives in Ohio. Mr. Portman was one of 31 Republican senators who opposed the compromise legislation aimed at averting a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, tasked with protecting the United States from terrorism.

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  13. Corker Praises Committee Passage Of Bipartisan End Modern Slavery Initiative Act Of 2015Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Chattanoogan.com

    Senator Corker's bipartisan legislation would create a powerful effort in concert "There are 27 million people all over this world today that are in bondage," said Senator Corker in the interview. "They are in day labor, and rug manufacturing, or brick kilns, or they are young boys in Ghana that are in the fishing world, or they are in sexual servitude.

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  14. P.G. Sittenfeld reels in donation from Google's Eric SchmidtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Plain Dealer

    Technology titan Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google, is the latest big name to back P.G. Sittenfeld's U.S. Senate bid in Ohio. Schmidt maxed out to the Democrat last month, with a $5,200 contribution, sources close to the Sittenfeld campaign told the Northeast Ohio Media Group.

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  15. Ohio Republicans back constitutional amendment against gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    But groups that oppose gay marriage say that's their next step if the U.S. Supreme Court decides states throughout the nation must issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples after hearing cases this spring from states including Ohio. On Feb. 12, Tea Party Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp of Kansas and several dozen Republicans including Ohio's Jim Jordan, Bob Gibbs, and Bob Latta introduced a proposed constitutional amendment that says: "Marriage in the United States shall consist only of the union of a man and a woman.

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  16. John Kasich takes a swipe at Rand Paul and at 'extremism' in the GOP: Ohio Politics...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich chats with CNN political analyst Gloria Borger before a speech last week to Republicans in Columbia, S.C. In a later interview with Borger, Kasich took aim at potential 2016 rival Rand Paul, the GOP senator from Kentucky. John Kasich is mixing it up with Rand Paul, a potential rival for the Republican presidential nomination.

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  17. With expected Keystone veto, Obama to open new era of presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    Wielding the weapon of his pen, President Barack Obama this week is expected to formally reject a Republican attempt to force construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. But in stopping the transit of petroleum from the forests of Alberta to the Gulf Coast, Mr. Obama will be opening the veto era of his presidency.

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  18. Rob Portman's record in the Senate: breaking it downRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    Congress members run on their records, and Sen. Rob Portman says he's proud to run on his as his 2016 re-election campaign kicks into gear. Answering that is trickier than it may seem.

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  19. If Strickland challenges Portman, nerves will be stretched on all sides: Thomas SuddesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland rallies with U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty last summer in Columbus during a pitch to Democratic National Committee convention planners. Strickland is weighing a bid for U.S. Senate in 2016.

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  20. How to fight climate change-and create jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Daily Kos

    The economy finally began to truly recover from the great depression, adding more than 200,000 jobs every month, with November job growth spiking to 428,000 jobs. Unemployment is at its lowest point since 2007 and measurements of growth from GDP to consumer confidence are all up.

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