COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A congressional agency says staffers to then-U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (reh-NAY'-see) of Ohio inappropriately used government resources to benefit his 2018 U.S. Senate...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Securities and Exchange Commission is fining a Cleveland investment firm $100,000 over recent campaign contributions that federal officials say violated pay-to-play rules.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Senate has passed legislation to honor former Cleveland Indians center-fielder Larry Doby, the American League's first black ballplayer, with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Ohio Sens. Sherrod Brown, a Cleveland Democrat, and Rob Portman, a Cincinnati-area Republican, recently announced passage of the bill, which awaits President Donald Trump's signature.
Republican Rep. Jim Renacci (ruh-NAY'-see) of Wadsworth earlier helped gain House approval.
Voters casting midterm election ballots in Ohio are divided over the state of the nation, according to a wide-ranging survey of the American electorate.
As voters cast ballots for governor, U.S. Senate and members of Congress in Tuesday's elections, AP VoteCast found that 47 percent of Ohio voters said the country is on the right track, compared with 52 percent who said the country is headed in the wrong direction.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two of Ohio's winningest politicians did it again Tuesday, as Republican Mike DeWine won the governorship and Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown won a third term in what was an otherwise third consecutive strong statewide election for Republicans.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the final full day of Ohio campaigning (all times local):
President Donald Trump is urging Ohioans to vote Republican to keep America "surging full speed ahead."
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Democrats are hoping one of their winningest politicians ever can help halt statewide Republican domination, pitting Sen. Sherrod Brown's popularity against Donald Trump's after the impressive 2016 presidential-race victory raised questions about the future of the Buckeye State's traditional role as a bellwether.
MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says the caravan of Central Americans walking toward the U.S. southern border "is an assault on our country" during a campaign appearance for Ohio Republican candidates.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Democratic U.S. senator during a debate Friday evening called on the Donald Trump-backed congressman trying to unseat him to urge the president to try to unite the country. The Republican Rep. Jim Renacci replied that there's too much divisive rhetoric on both sides and that there needs to be more bipartisanship.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the third U.S. Senate debate in Ohio (all times local):
The Donald Trump-backed congressman trying to unseat a Democratic U.S. senator in Ohio says there needs to be more bipartisanship.
That was the response of U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (ruh-NAY'-see) after Sen. Sherrod Brown called on him to join in urging the Republican president to take steps to unite the country.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Candidates in Ohio's U.S. Senate campaign on Saturday argued in a second debate over different positions on taxes, immigration, gun control, climate change, the influence of money on politics and health care.
In opening remarks, Sherrod Brown, the two-term incumbent Democrat, said he hoped the debate would stay focused on issues and what the candidates could do for Ohio families as senators.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci traveled repeatedly aboard a Cleveland strip-club owner's private plane during his run for Ohio governor without properly reporting the costs of those flights, according to an Associated Press review.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Candidates in Ohio's U.S. senate campaign sparred Sunday over health care, approaches to climate change, student loan debt, immigration, tariffs and gun control in the first of three debates.
Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci repeatedly criticized incumbent Democrat Sherrod Brown as being a Washington insider, citing Brown's connections to Democratic New York Sen. Chuck Schumer multiple times.
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio businessman is suing Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown claiming a campaign ad calling him a "crooked businessman" with ties to Brown's Republican opponent has defamed him.
North Canton businessman Benjamin Suarez filed the lawsuit Thursday in Stark County.
CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump is returning to Ohio to try to boost GOP candidates in a Republican-dominated area.
Trump will headline a Friday evening rally at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Lebanon, northeast of Cincinnati. The county is a GOP stronghold, and Trump won two out of every three votes there in 2016 as he decisively carried Ohio.
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump is scheduled to make another midterm campaign appearance in Ohio.
Trump's political organization announced Friday that Trump would hold a rally Friday night at the Warren County Fairgrounds in the southwest Ohio city of Lebanon.
CINCINNATI (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris has canceled two planned appearances in Cincinnati to remain in Washington for Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation vote.
The California Democrat was scheduled to attend the Women's Leadership Summit at Xavier University and then serve as keynote speaker for the Cincinnati NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner on Saturday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican congressman vying for U.S. Senate in Ohio has used a strip-club owner's private plane to fly to campaign events, campaign finance records show.
U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci has paid Don Ksiezyk about $2,500 for flights between January and June, according to a report by The Columbus Dispatch on Renacci's campaign filings.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio college campus will host the third and final planned debate of the U.S. senate campaign.
A Miami University spokeswoman says details will be announced later on the Oct. 26 debate between two-term Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (reh-NAY'-see). The election is Nov. 6.
Officials earlier announced the first debate is Oct. 14 in Cleveland. Another debate is planned in Columbus, but no details have been made public.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Any federal education dollars recovered from the now-closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow would be directed back to Ohio school districts under proposed legislation.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Monday he's introduced a measure directing the U.S. Treasury to return any federal education funding recouped from ECOT to Ohio districts rather than to its general fund.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump will return to Ohio later this month to headline the Ohio Republican Party's state dinner.
The president's appearance at the Aug. 24 event in Columbus was announced Wednesday by Chairman Jane Timken.
The visit is a coup for Timken, a Trump loyalist who ousted the state GOP's previous chairman in January after the president personally intervened on her behalf.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The NFL Players Association's political action committee has begun dolling out donations for the midterm elections — including offering $5,000 each to two ex-players running for Congress from both parties.
The group known as NFLPA One Team PAC gave $5,000 to former Cowboys linebacker Colin Allred, a Democrat facing Republican U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions in Dallas.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Republican nominee looking to unseat two-term U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown wants term limits that include only two terms for senators.
U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, of Wadsworth, announced Tuesday he supports a maximum of three terms for U.S. representatives and two for senators. Brown, a Democrat, is pursuing his third six-year term in office.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to appear at a fundraiser in Cleveland later this month for Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown's re-election campaign.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Democratic Party chairman David Pepper has been unanimously re-elected as head of the state party for the next four years.
The former Cincinnati councilman and Hamilton County commissioner has led the party since early 2015 after losing a bid to unseat Republican Mike DeWine as attorney general in November 2014.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Republican U.S. Senate nominee in Ohio is being praised by a conservative group in new ads and mailers.
The Americans for Prosperity organization backed by the wealthy Koch brothers is launching a six-figure nationwide campaign aimed at curbing "wasteful spending" in Congress. Ads target 17 House Republicans and Democrats who voted for this year's $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill while thanking 13 representatives who opposed it, including Jim Renacci (ruh-NAY'-see).
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown opened his fall re-election bid Friday with an attack against his Republican rival, U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci over the congressman's period as a registered lobbyist.
Renacci, 59, a businessman and former Wadsworth mayor, won the backing of President Donald Trump in the GOP primary and he's among the party's favored hopes to beat a Senate Democrat.
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.
Primary voters on Tuesday picked a congressman backed by President Donald Trump to be the GOP nominee against Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, who faced no primary opposition in his bid for a third term.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Ohio State University football star has won the Republican nomination in the race to succeed Rep. Jim Renacci (ruh-NAY'-cee) in Ohio's U.S. House District 16.
Renacci's northeast Ohio seat is coming open because of his run for U.S. Senate.
CINCINNATI (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, bolstered by the backing of President Donald Trump, won Tuesday's Republican primary to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown in Ohio this fall.
Renacci, 59, is in his fourth term in Congress and is a longtime businessman and former mayor of Wadsworth. He left the governor's race to campaign for Senate and emerged victorious in a five-way contest.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio's primary election (all times local):
U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (ruh-NAY'-see) has won the Republican primary to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown in Ohio this fall.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Republican candidate in Tuesday's U.S. Senate primary in Ohio has sued a Donald Trump-endorsed congressman, alleging that the congressman and his campaign have falsely charged he is anti-Trump.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A congressman who failed to disclose nearly $50,000 in political contributions while registered as a Washington lobbyist filed papers clarifying the date the registration was deactivated, his campaign said Friday.
A spokesman for the U.S. Senate campaign of Republican Rep. Jim Renacci said a missing form setting Renacci's deactivation date as Aug. 1, 2009, was filed Thursday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci failed to disclose nearly $50,000 in political contributions while registered as a Washington lobbyist starting in the late 2000s, according to an Associated Press review of federal records.
The AP review identified five reporting periods from 2008 to 2010 while the Ohio Republican was registered as a lobbyist when he either failed to file the required disclosure form or reported giving no political contributions when he had given.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence focused on economic growth as a main theme in his speech at an America First Policies event in Cleveland.
Pence said Friday that more than 3,300 manufacturing jobs have been added in Cleveland since President Donald Trump took office. The Republican vice president also said Ohio families can expect to see their paychecks rise by roughly $4,000 a year because of recent tax cuts.
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