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  • Bill Clinton endorses ex-Ohio Gov. Strickland for US Senate

    Former President Bill Clinton threw his heavyweight endorsement Tuesday behind former Gov. Ted Strickland's U.S. Senate bid while Strickland's Democratic primary opponent made clear he's not ready to back away. Strickland has long ties to the Clintons...
  • Bill Clinton endorses Strickland in Ohio

    WASHINGTON Former President Bill Clinton made his first endorsement of the 2016 cycle Tuesday, backing former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland in his bid for Senate. Strickland is the front-runner for the nomination to challenge Republican Sen. Rob Portman....
  • US Senate rivals Strickland, Sittenfeld note differences

    Two Democrats seeking Ohio's U.S. Senate seat in 2016 didn't mention each other by name, but they did point out their differences at party's annual legacy dinner in Columbus. Former Ohio governor Ted Strickland and 30-year-old Cincinnati councilman P.G....
  • Analysis: Silent Ted Cruz, triumphant Elizabeth Warren, and the other 2016 moments of vote-a-rama

    WASHINGTON "Vote-a-rama" is over. The Senate has passed a budget resolution. The damage and glory to possible 2016 presidential candidates, and to their agendas, iscoming into view. The 2016 fiscal year budget, and its companion flurry of ideological...
  • Senate approves long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency

    The Senate approved a long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency Friday that includes incentives to cut energy use in commercial buildings, manufacturing plants and homes. Senators approved the bill by voice vote shortly before beginning a two-week...
  • Ohio Democrats host US Senate rivals Strickland, Sittenfeld

    Recapturing the U.S. Senate will be the unofficial theme as Ohio Democrats gather for their party's annual legacy dinner. Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is scheduled to be Friday's keynote speaker at the Athenaeum in downtown Columbus, with 2016...
  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Senators vote on amendments, score points

    The Senate is a place where hidebound tradition mixes with raw politics, sometimes with a touch of the absurd. Then there's the "vote-a-rama." That's the official name for the marathon voting session that accompanies the Senate's consideration of a...
  • Ted�Cruz�has a surprising weak spot in the money race

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who said Mondayhe is running for president, must raise at least $30 million,his advisers say, to be competitive in a sprawling Republican primary field that will be financially dominated by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Cruzhopes to...
  • Analysis: Why primaries aren't all bad

    WASHINGTON Primaries can be expensive and divisive, but treating them like the plague as party spokesmen are prone to do early every cycle distorts electoral reality. GOP strategists looking to hold the party's newly attained majority are reveling in the...
  • In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents

    In Obamacare case, these politicians are firing at their neediest residents
    The potential damage from a Supreme Court ruling overturning insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income Americans in three dozen states has been thoroughly outlined--the loss of subsides by nearly 8 million people and the cratering of the insurance...
  • Mitt Romney could win this time

    Mitt Romney could win this time
    In the documentary "Mitt," which follows the titular Mitt Romney and his family through two presidential campaigns, the former Massachusetts governor gripes that nominees who lose "become a loser for life." "Mike Dukakis, you know, he can't get a job...