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9 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Justices question constitutionality of banning lies in campaigns

WASHINGTON Using phrases such "intimidating'' and "harm'' of those engaging in political speech, a majority of the U.S. Supreme Court today expressed grave doubts about the constitutionality of Ohio's law banning false statements in election campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Steve Chabot, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Ohio, US Supreme Court, Antonin Scalia

13 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Ohio AG DeWine Defends And Questions False-Statements Law

It's no exaggeration to say that Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is on all sides of Tuesday's Supreme Court case involving his state's law barring false political statements .

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Ohio

16 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

Gay marriage supporters can collect signatures for new amendment to...

Gay marriage supporters in Ohio have the green light to collect signatures to overturn the state's same-sex marriage ban - again.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Ohio, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Kos

OH-Gov: Gender Gap Under John Kasich (R) Nearly $10 An Hour

A newspaper investigation has found the average pay gap between men and women in the offices of four of Ohio's five elected statewide officials has grown to as much as almost $10 an hour, as it's shrunk to under a dollar across the rest of state government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, John Kasich, Ohio, Liberal Political News

Cleveland.com

More 2016 talk for John Kasich and Rob Portman, more equal-pay grist for the Democratic...

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, center, and Gov. John Kasich, right, are two Ohio Republicans who might be in the picture for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ted Strickland, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, John Kasich, Ohio

News Herald

Prosecute political liars?

This will come as no surprise: A lot of untruths are tossed around during political campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

WBNS

Editorials from around Ohio

It's unfortunate that nearly one-third of the 75 cab drivers employed by companies under contract to provide taxi service at city-owned Cleveland Hopkins International Airport walked off the job recently rather than drive vehicles that advertise the upcoming Gay Games in Greater Cleveland.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, Drugs, Opinion

The Columbus Dispatch

Ohio election-ad fight to be heard by U.S. Supreme Court

You've probably never heard of Edna Davis. But the 80-year Republican from northeastern Ohio will have a role on Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments about an Ohio law that bans false speech in election campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Steve Chabot, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, US Senate, Ohio Government, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, US Supreme Court

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Toledo Blade

Electricity co-op gives B.G. a jolt

A diesel locomotive moves through the Prairie State Energy Campus facility in Belleville, Ill., with a domed storage unit in background.

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Related Topix: Illinois, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bowling Green State University

The York Daily Record

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NEWS ITEM: The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments this week in a case that could determine whether it's OK for politicians to lie.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama

Norwalk Citizen News

Gender gap under Ohio governor nearly $10 an hour

A newspaper investigation has found the average pay gap between men and women in the offices of four of Ohio's five elected statewide officials has grown to as much as almost $10 an hour, as it's shrunk to under a dollar across the rest of state government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, John Kasich

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Lies, damned lies and unworkable 'truth trials'

The wry joke that politics is a contest of lies is as old as politics itself. But it's no joke in Ohio, where it is a criminal offense to make false statements about political candidates.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Supreme Court

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Lantern

Study finds 61% of young Republicans support same-sex marriage, Ohio State students react

A float carries couples who were recently married June 22 on High Street as part of Pride Parade 2013.

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Related Topix: US News, Wedding, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, Republican, Ohio State University, Ohio

Norwalk Reflector

Two new chemicals being abused as synthetic drugs are permanently banned

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio State Board of Pharmacy Executive Director Kyle Parker announced today that an administrative rule developed to permanently ban two new chemicals being abused as synthetic drugs is now in effect.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Ohio Government, Drug Enforcement Administration, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Cleveland.com

Attorney General Mike DeWine seeks expanded powers to ban synthetic drugs

Attorney General Mike DeWine said Thursday he's pushing to give his office emergency powers to temporarily ban new types of synthetic drugs as soon as they're discovered.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Ohio Government

West Side and South Side Leader

Norton Council accepts Moving Ohio Forward funds

Norton City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to amend the appropriations for the current expenses for the city and accept Moving Ohio Forward Demolition Grant Program funds at the April 14 meeting.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Norton, OH

Cleveland.com

Ohio case before U.S. Supreme Court could decide whether states can criminalize campaign...

On April 22, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear an anti-abortion group's arguments to challenge an Ohio law that makes it a crime to deliberately lie about candidates during a political campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Steve Chabot, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, US Senate, Ohio, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Pridesource.com

Daily Speed Read: News You Should Know April 14, 2014

OHIO DECISION EXPECTED TODAY: Today is the self-imposed deadline a federal judge in Cincinnati set for issuing a formal ruling that Ohio's ban on same-sex couples marrying is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ohio, Wedding, Senator Tammy Baldwin, Gay/Lesbian

Pridesource.com

Judge To Ohio: Recognize Out-Of-State Gay Marriages

A federal judge on Monday ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states, and civil rights attorneys and gay marriage supporters immediately began looking ahead to their next fight: a lawsuit seeking to force Ohio to allow gay couples to marry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Gay/Lesbian, US Governors, John Kasich

Denver Post

Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

Negative campaigning and mudslinging may be a fact of life in American politics, but can false accusations made in the heat of an election be punished as a crime? That debate makes its way to the Supreme Court next week as the justices consider a challenge to an Ohio law that bars false statements about political candidates during a campaign.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

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