Latest Ohio's 2nd congressional district special election Stories
By Steve Holland CINCINNATI (Reuters) - President George W. Bush raised money for Republican candidates in Indiana and Ohio on Thursday and the White House said he remained a sought-after draw on his party's campaign trail despite Republican gripes at his stand over a port security issue.
CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Iraq war veteran Paul Hackett, an Ohio Democrat who gained attention last year for criticizing President George W. Bush and nearly scoring a huge congressional upset, said on Tuesday he would drop his U.S. Senate bid and retire from politics.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on Wednesday celebrated a closer-than-expected loss in a special House of Representatives race in Ohio and called it a warning sign for Republicans entering the 2006 congressional elections.
CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Republicans narrowly held on to a vacant U.S. House of Representatives seat in Ohio on Tuesday, defeating a Democratic Iraq war veteran who had hammered away at President Bush and his Iraq policy.
By John Whitesides, Political Correspondent WEST UNION, Ohio (Reuters) - Five months after leaving the battle zones of Iraq, Democrat Paul Hackett is waging an uphill fight to make political history in a special election for the U.S. Congress next week.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).