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Lots going on in local politics

September 9, 2012 Odds and ends from the world of politics in Trumbull and Mahoning counties, and from the Time Warner Arena in Charlotte, N.C. more »»

Diners, Bonar and RNC

September 2, 2012 Odds and ends from the world of politics in Trumbull and Mahoning counties, and from the Tampa Bay Times Forum: Former Trumbull County Republican Party chairman Craig Bonar and others from Ohio at... more »»

Ryan’s first bite of Valley

August 19, 2012 Boy, was I shocked when I walked in here and ordered a couple dogs,” said former Republican state Rep. more »»

Agana to step up her game

August 12, 2012 Marisha Agana’s campaign in the newly drawn 13th Congressional District is barely a campaign, but her campaign manager says that’s about to change. more »»

Several names up in the air

August 5, 2012 U.S. Rep. Steve LaTourette’s decision to step away from Congress has swelled interest to replace the nine-term Republican on the November ballot. more »»

Council should lead by example

July 29, 2012 Warren councilwoman Cheryl Saffold, cited Wednesday for speeding and for having expired and fictitious plates by a city police officer, says she didn’t try use her position on council to influence... more »»

Spell, fact check

July 22, 2012 A news release was issued Monday to announce the opening of a President Barack Obama campaign office in a plaza in McKinley Heights. more »»

Bragging rights at stake

July 15, 2012 This was the text I received at 9:48 p.m. Saturday, July 7, from Dan Polivka, Trumbull County commissioner: ‘‘Skillet toss Sunday @ 10 am. more »»

SCOPE didn’t do its job

July 1, 2012 The explanation given by the former director of SCOPE of Trumbull County for her retirement is questionable. So was the timing of her departure. more »»

‘Witness’ Mandel ad hype

June 24, 2012 What does LeBron James have to do with the U.S. Senate race between incumbent Democrat Sherrod Brown and Ohio Treasurer Republican Josh Mandel? Nothing. more »»

Strickland keeping cards close

June 17, 2012 Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat, continues to keep his intentions of a run for governor in 2014 close to his vest. This was his response when asked Thursday if he was considering i. more »»

Mixed marks for candidates

June 10, 2012 The Ohio State Bar Association last week announced its Ohio Supreme Court candidate ratings for the November election. more »»

Kasich talks energy

June 3, 2012 ‘‘I’m really here because he asked me to come and I like him,’’ said Gov. John Kasich of his speaking Thursday at a shale summit at the invitation of state Rep. Sean O’Brien. more »»

Tim Ryan runs for veterans

May 26, 2012 ‘‘It hurt real bad,’’ said Tim Ryan. But it did some real good. The congressman, always an advocate for U.S. more »»

Cruze star of Obama ad

May 20, 2012 There are no small parts ... Appropriate, since the Chevrolet Cruze gets a notable mention in one of President Barack Obama’s newest campaign advertisements. more »»

Lawmakers questioning court merger

May 13, 2012 Some state lawmakers have some very serious questions, legitimate questions about combining Eastern and Central District courts. State Sen. more »»

Careful what you text

May 6, 2012 Mahoning County Democratic Party chairman David Betras and Richard ‘‘Oz’’ Ouzounian, Betras’ former employee, ex-political director for the county party and once a candidate for commissioner in... more »»

Portman up for veep?

April 29, 2012 Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland weighed in last week on the speculation that Rob Portman, Ohio’s junior U.S. Senator, would be the GOP’s vice presidential candidate. more »»

Meet Tim Ryan, the author

April 15, 2012 ‘‘Everybody is on the treadmill, going faster and faster, steeper and steeper and they feel like they aren’t getting ahead,’’ said Tim Ryan. Stress levels are high. more »»

April 11 a reminder of Jimbo

April 8, 2012 Ten years ago this week, a federal jury ‘‘beamed,’’ former U.S. Congressman James A. Traficant, not up, but into, a federal penitentiary. Wednesday marks a decade since Traficant became a convict. more »»



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