Ohio Republican Party

Statehouse News Bureau/Dan Konik

Former Ohio Senate President Bill Harris has passed away after months of battling cancer. Here's a look back at Harris and his contributions to the Ohio Legislature.

Karen Kasler

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray is announcing he’ll step down from that post before the end of the month. That’s thought by many to signal that he’s running for governor.

Karen Kasler

Both Republicans and Democrats are saying Tuesday’s vote gives them reasons to be hopeful about next year’s 2018 statewide election, which includes the race for governor. 

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Ohio Supreme Court Justice Bill O’Neill’s announcement over the weekend that he intends to run for governor has some wondering how that will affect the four people already in the Democratic race. It also raises questions about whether his entry could force another potential candidate to jump in from the sidelines.

Ohio's 12th district
Jo Ingles

Ohio’s second longest-serving member of Congress is stepping down from his post to take a job in the private sector. Republican Pat Tiberi has been a U.S. Representative for the 12th district in central Ohio since 2001 and in those nine terms, he has carried a lot of political clout in Washington D.C.  But what will his departure mean for his constituents and for Ohio?

Dan Konik

The Ohio Republican Party is taking a Democrat to task for what it calls a secret deal with a hedge fund to do student loan collections. But the Democrat the GOP is focusing on isn’t running for office….at least not yet. 

Statehouse News Bureau

Starting next month, the Ohio Democratic Party will hold as many as six debates in the upcoming months to introduce voters its candidates for governor next year. 

Karen Kasler

The Ohio Republican Party’s state dinner this weekend brought in hundreds, and included two leaders with two different perspectives on the Senate health care bill. And that puts the person who’ll actually be voting on it in a tough position.

Jo Ingles

During the past week, two more candidates officially launched their campaigns for governor in 2018. Two Republican candidates have launched their campaigns, with two more expected soon. Another four are running in the Democratic primary. And yet no Democrat has officially announced their intent to run for a down ticket race. So why does it seem all of these candidates want to be governor? 

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Six state senators and seven state representatives from Ohio will go to the inauguration, along with many state officeholders. They include Gov. John Kasich, who was the last candidate in the GOP presidential contest against Trump and publicly admitted he didn't vote for the President-Elect. But there will be many attending who aren’t elected officials, and aren’t even Republicans.

Dan Konik

The Ohio Republican Party’s recent change in leadership is being hailed as a victory by Tea Party Republicans who support President Elect Donald Trump. But at least one political scientist thinks it could be good for Democrats in Ohio. 

Jo Ingles

The Ohio Republican Party has a new leader. Matt Borges, the man who has headed the party since 2013, has been replaced with a woman, Stark County Attorney Jane Timken. 

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Friday’s vote for chair of the Ohio Republican Party will be the biggest meeting for the party’s 66-member state central committee in several years. And both candidates say they have the votes to win.

Karen Kasler

The feud between the Donald Trump campaign and Ohio Republican Party chair Matt Borges before the election has turned into a challenge over the state party’s leadership next month. Now the party’s top state officeholder has weighed in with an unsurprising but significant vote of confidence.

Statehouse News Bureau

The chair of the Ohio Republican Party is facing a challenge to his leadership at the state party’s meeting next month, after a public feud with the Donald Trump campaign during the presidential race. Matt Borges is now apparently campaigning to keep his job.

Jo Ingles

Insiders are saying that President-elect Donald Trump wants new leadership at the top of the Ohio Republican Party. Now Trump’s top ally in Ohio is doing what he can to unseat current GOP chair Matt Borges.

Andy Chow

Republican President-elect Donald Trump rolled into a big electoral win by carrying crucial swing states like Ohio. Trump won the Buckeye State despite many obstacles.

Dan Konik

The Ohio Republican Party is taking issue with the Ohio Democratic Party over its slate card that has been sent to Ohio voters.

Rachel Niemi

Donald Trump’s supporters in Ohio are being forced to take sides after the presidential nominee cut ties with the chair of the Ohio Republican Party. This fracture could have lasting impact after the votes are counted.

Andy Chow

The Republican National Convention in Cleveland was a unique experience for many delegates, capped by mixed feelings about the party’s presidential nominee Donald Trump. But as Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, GOP leaders say there was something at the RNC that won't be duplicated at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week. 

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The platform being shaped this week in Cleveland for the Republican National Convention is expected to include claims that children raised by same sex couples are more likely to have problems ranging from drug abuse to bad grades. And it’s a premise that troubles even some Republican delegates.

Statehouse News Bureau

Attorney General Mike DeWine is answering a question that has been asked of him many times in recent months. DeWine says he’s running for governor in 2018.

The Ohio Republican Party’s governing body has voted to endorse Governor John Kasich in his bid for president.