Latest Politics of Ohio Stories

2008-07-03 12:00:32

By James Nash, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 3--As Ohio Republicans move closer to naming their candidate for attorney general, the name Stephanie McCloud seems to be floating to the top of a small pool of contenders. McCloud, 37, was a senior deputy attorney general serving then-Attorney General Jim Petro, whose term ended at the beginning of 2007. McCloud is also known as the daughter of one of Ohio's most influential Christian conservative activists, Phil Burress. McCloud lives...

2006-08-01 12:10:44

By Andrea Hopkins COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - U.S. Rep. Deborah Pryce hasn't had a tough campaign in years. The highest-ranking Republican woman in the House of Representatives, Pryce won 62 percent of the vote in 2004 in a district that hasn't elected a Democrat since 1964. But voters in Ohio's largest city also gave even support to President George W. Bush and Democrat John Kerry in 2004, suggesting they were not as Republican as might be assumed. The result put Pryce's seat in the...

2006-02-09 22:51:16

By Thomas Ferraro CAMBRIDGE, Maryland (Reuters) - Republicans in the House of Representatives, rocked by ethics scandals, met in a secluded Maryland town on Thursday, hoping to regroup under new leadership and position themselves to retain power in November's elections. A week after electing Rep. John Boehner of Ohio as majority leader to succeed indicted Texan Tom DeLay, Republicans opened a three-day retreat at a time when public opinion polls show broad discontent with Congress...

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