Republican JD Vance journeys from 'Hillbilly Elegy' memoirist to US senator to VP contender

Republican JD Vance journeys from 'Hillbilly Elegy' memoirist to US senator to VP contender

“Hillbilly Elegy” author JD Vance sharply criticized Donald Trump during the 2016 election cycle, before changing course and embracing the former president.

Monday, July 1st 2024, 4:23 AM EDT
The Trump campaign opens a new outreach office in a heavily Latino part of Pennsylvania

The Trump campaign opens a new outreach office in a heavily Latino part of Pennsylvania

President Donald Trump’s campaign has teamed up with the Republican National Committee and the Pennsylvania GOP to open a “Latino Americans for Trump” office in Reading.

Thursday, June 13th 2024, 4:50 AM EDT
GOP tries to 'correct the narrative' on use of mailed ballots after years of conflicting messages

GOP tries to 'correct the narrative' on use of mailed ballots after years of conflicting messages

At rallies and in social media posts, former President Donald Trump has been trying to assure Republican voters that casting ballots by mail and other forms of early voting are “all good options.”.

Friday, May 17th 2024, 5:51 AM EDT
LaRose rolls out pilot program to flag, remove some voter registrations

LaRose rolls out pilot program to flag, remove some voter registrations

LaRose said the program will provide dashboards to six counties including Franklin, Gallia, Lake, Lucas and Warren.

Thursday, May 16th 2024, 10:25 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Money isn't enough to smooth the path for Republican candidates hoping to retake the Senate

Money isn't enough to smooth the path for Republican candidates hoping to retake the Senate

Senate Republicans are returning to a strategy they hope could neutralize their Democratic rivals' financial edge: Find rich people to run.

Tuesday, May 7th 2024, 6:22 AM EDT
Ohio launches effort to clean up voter rolls ahead of November's presidential election

Ohio launches effort to clean up voter rolls ahead of November's presidential election

Ohio's Republican Secretary of State Frank LaRose directed county election directors on Thursday to begin a “routine but enhanced” hunt through the voter rolls ahead of November’s election.

Friday, May 3rd 2024, 3:46 AM EDT
Democrats advance election bill in Pennsylvania long sought by counties to process ballots faster

Democrats advance election bill in Pennsylvania long sought by counties to process ballots faster

Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives is advancing legislation long sought by counties seeking help to manage huge influxes of mail-in ballots during elections in the presidential battleground state.

Thursday, May 2nd 2024, 4:24 AM EDT
Pennsylvania redesigned its mail-in ballot envelopes amid litigation. Some voters still tripped up

Pennsylvania redesigned its mail-in ballot envelopes amid litigation. Some voters still tripped up

A form Pennsylvania voters must complete on the outside of the envelopes used to return mail-in ballots has been redesigned, but that didn't prevent some voters from failing to complete it accurately for this week’s primary.

Wednesday, April 24th 2024, 4:49 PM EDT
Primary voters take down at least 2 incumbents in Pennsylvania House

Primary voters take down at least 2 incumbents in Pennsylvania House

At least two incumbent Pennsylvania state lawmakers are losing their seats after primary voters elected opponents.

Wednesday, April 24th 2024, 4:47 PM EDT
Ohio lawmakers negotiate to assure Biden makes the state's fall ballot

Ohio lawmakers negotiate to assure Biden makes the state's fall ballot

Republican legislative leaders in Ohio are negotiating with Democrats to assure President Joe Biden appears on the state’s November ballot.

Wednesday, April 24th 2024, 4:44 PM EDT
Public defender appointed in case against Democrat running for Congress in Trumbull County

Public defender appointed in case against Democrat running for Congress in Trumbull County

The Democrat running for Congress in Trumbull County will have a public defender representing him in a false voter registration case.

Wednesday, April 24th 2024, 6:13 AM EDT by Mike Gauntner
DECISION 2024: Mercer, Lawrence counties experience 'exceptionally' low turnout for primaries

DECISION 2024: Mercer, Lawrence counties experience 'exceptionally' low turnout for primaries

Polls opened at 7:30 a.m. and are expected to be open until 8 p.m., so it won't be clear until later tonight what the exact turnout numbers will be, but it doesn't look like it will be high.

Tuesday, April 23rd 2024, 4:36 PM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Decision 2024: What you need to know to vote Tuesday in Pennsylvania's primary election

Decision 2024: What you need to know to vote Tuesday in Pennsylvania's primary election

Pennsylvania has several statewide elections and some local elections going on for positions for U.S. Senator, State Attorney General and State Treasurer.

Tuesday, April 23rd 2024, 9:11 AM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
In politically riven Pennsylvania, primary voters will pick candidates in presidential contest year

In politically riven Pennsylvania, primary voters will pick candidates in presidential contest year

Primary voters will soon cast ballots in narrowly divided Pennsylvania.

Sunday, April 14th 2024, 7:33 AM EDT
Campaign stops for U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representative candidates begin

Campaign stops for U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representative candidates begin

Two GOP candidates in Ohio want your vote, one for a special June 11th election, the next for the November 5, 2024 general election.

Saturday, April 13th 2024, 6:58 PM EDT by Janet Rogers
Trump turns his full focus on Harris at his first rally since Biden's exit from the 2024 race

Trump turns his full focus on Harris at his first rally since Biden's exit from the 2024 race

Donald Trump is holding his first public campaign rally since President Joe Biden dropped out of a 2024 matchup that both major parties had spent months preparing for, leaving the former president to direct his ire toward his likely new opponent, Vice President Kamala Harris.

Wednesday, July 24th 2024, 12:35 AM EDT
Biden delivers solemn call to defend democracy as he lays out his reasons for quitting race

Biden delivers solemn call to defend democracy as he lays out his reasons for quitting race

Insisting that “the defense of democracy is more important than any title,” President Joe Biden will explain in an Oval Office address his decision to drop his bid for reelection and to throw his support behind Vice President Kamala Harris.

Wednesday, July 24th 2024, 6:45 PM EDT
Biden makes a case for his legacy — and for Harris to continue it — in his Oval Office address

Biden makes a case for his legacy — and for Harris to continue it — in his Oval Office address

Even though President Joe Biden won’t be on the ballot this November, voters still will be weighing his legacy.

Wednesday, July 24th 2024, 12:25 AM EDT
Harris tells roaring Wisconsin crowd November election is 'a choice between freedom and chaos'

Harris tells roaring Wisconsin crowd November election is 'a choice between freedom and chaos'

Vice President Kamala Harris is making her first visit to a battleground state after locking up enough support from Democratic delegates to win her party’s nomination to challenge former President Donald Trump, two days after President Joe Biden dropped his reelection bid.

Tuesday, July 23rd 2024, 5:04 AM EDT
Biden's decision to drop out leaves Democrats across the country relieved and looking toward future

Biden's decision to drop out leaves Democrats across the country relieved and looking toward future

Voters nationwide reacted with relief and hope to news that President Joe Biden would drop his reelection bid.

Sunday, July 21st 2024, 8:33 PM EDT
Biden pushes party unity as he resists calls to step aside, says he'll return to campaign next week

Biden pushes party unity as he resists calls to step aside, says he'll return to campaign next week

It's a critical weekend ahead for President Joe Biden.

Friday, July 19th 2024, 1:52 AM EDT
Some GOP voters welcome Trump's somewhat softened tone at Republican National Convention

Some GOP voters welcome Trump's somewhat softened tone at Republican National Convention

For those conservative voters long turned off by former President Donald Trump’s rhetoric, his somewhat softened tone in accepting the Republican nomination is a welcome relief.

Friday, July 19th 2024, 1:02 AM EDT
Biden is isolated at home as Obama, Pelosi and other Democrats push for him to reconsider 2024 race

Biden is isolated at home as Obama, Pelosi and other Democrats push for him to reconsider 2024 race

Democrats worried about President Joe Biden’s ability to win this November are making a renewed push for him to reconsider his reelection bid.

Thursday, July 18th 2024, 1:41 AM EDT
GOP vice presidential pick Vance revisits Appalachian roots as bitter divide over memoir lingers

GOP vice presidential pick Vance revisits Appalachian roots as bitter divide over memoir lingers

Newly minted vice presidential nominee JD Vance built his speech to the Republican National Convention around his own Appalachian roots.

Thursday, July 18th 2024, 12:21 AM EDT
JD Vance introduces himself as Trump's running mate and makes direct appeal to his native Rust Belt

JD Vance introduces himself as Trump's running mate and makes direct appeal to his native Rust Belt

Donald Trump’s running mate JD Vance will introduce himself to a national audience as he addresses the Republican National Convention.

Wednesday, July 17th 2024, 12:11 AM EDT
The stepped-up security around Trump is apparent, with agents walling him off from RNC crowds

The stepped-up security around Trump is apparent, with agents walling him off from RNC crowds

Former President Donald Trump was separated from supporters by his Secret Service detail as he walked onto the floor of the Republican National Convention Tuesday night.

Wednesday, July 17th 2024, 12:30 AM EDT
2024 Election Latest: RNC enters second day with focus shifting to immigration

2024 Election Latest: RNC enters second day with focus shifting to immigration

The Republican National Convention heads into its second day — now with Donald Trump officially as its presidential nominee and Ohio Sen. JD Vance as his running mate.

Tuesday, July 16th 2024, 7:30 AM EDT
Trump's grand RNC entrance, a VP pick and the new GOP: Takeaways from day 1

Trump's grand RNC entrance, a VP pick and the new GOP: Takeaways from day 1

The Republican presidential ticket came together on Monday when Donald Trump named JD Vance as his running mate.

Monday, July 15th 2024, 10:00 PM EDT
The Republican National Convention is here. Here's how to watch it

The Republican National Convention is here. Here's how to watch it

The Republican National Convention kicks off this week, with delegates and officials descending on Wisconsin to formally nominate former President Donald Trump as the GOP nominee.

Monday, July 15th 2024, 12:20 AM EDT
The Latest: King Charles writes to Trump, who was in 'great spirits' Sunday

The Latest: King Charles writes to Trump, who was in 'great spirits' Sunday

Donald Trump’s campaign says he's “fine” after what law enforcement officials are treating as an assassination attempt during a rally in Butler, Pennsylvania.

Sunday, July 14th 2024, 8:19 AM EDT
Key takeaways from Biden's news conference: Insistence on staying in the race and flubbed names

Key takeaways from Biden's news conference: Insistence on staying in the race and flubbed names

Joe Biden faced a test Thursday that he had avoided so far this year — a solo news conference with questions from the White House press corps.

Thursday, July 11th 2024, 8:57 PM EDT
Trump lawyers press judge to overturn hush money conviction after Supreme Court immunity ruling

Trump lawyers press judge to overturn hush money conviction after Supreme Court immunity ruling

Donald Trump’s lawyers are urging the judge in his New York hush money case to overturn his conviction and dismiss the case in the wake of the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on presidential immunity.

Thursday, July 11th 2024, 6:07 PM EDT
Biden looks to union leaders for support as he seeks to reassure worried Democrats

Biden looks to union leaders for support as he seeks to reassure worried Democrats

Facing pressure from within his own party to abandon his reelection campaign, President Joe Biden is relying on labor unions to help make the case that his record in office matters more than his age.

Wednesday, July 10th 2024, 12:06 AM EDT
Biden's candidacy faces new peril, including first Senate Democrat saying he should exit race

Biden's candidacy faces new peril, including first Senate Democrat saying he should exit race

Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi is stopping short of saying President Joe Biden should continue his reelection campaign.

Wednesday, July 10th 2024, 9:46 AM EDT
The questions about Biden's age and fitness are reminiscent of another campaign: Reagan's in 1984

The questions about Biden's age and fitness are reminiscent of another campaign: Reagan's in 1984

In 1984, President Ronald Reagan answered the age question with a clever joke that reset his campaign from a stumbling debate performance to a 49-state landslide and a second term.

Thursday, July 4th 2024, 12:02 AM EDT
Biden plans public events blitz as White House pushes back on pressure to leave the race

Biden plans public events blitz as White House pushes back on pressure to leave the race

The White House says President Joe Biden will meet with Democratic lawmakers and governors and sit for a network TV interview in the coming days as he pushes back against growing pressure to step aside in the 2024 race.

Tuesday, July 2nd 2024, 4:22 PM EDT
US Supreme Court Latest: Court sends Trump’s immunity case back to lower court

US Supreme Court Latest: Court sends Trump’s immunity case back to lower court

The U.S. Supreme Court justices will soon take the bench to release their last few opinions of the term, including a closely watched case: Whether former President Donald Trump has immunity from criminal prosecution for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Monday, July 1st 2024, 8:11 AM EDT
Biden and Trump go head to head: How to watch the first general election presidential debate

Biden and Trump go head to head: How to watch the first general election presidential debate

Thursday's presidential debate starts at 9 p.m. Eastern.

Thursday, June 27th 2024, 12:18 AM EDT
Most Americans plan to watch the Biden-Trump debate, and many see high stakes, an AP-NORC poll finds

Most Americans plan to watch the Biden-Trump debate, and many see high stakes, an AP-NORC poll finds

A new poll finds that most U.S. adults plan to watch or listen to some element of Thursday's presidential debate.

Wednesday, June 26th 2024, 12:18 AM EDT
Pennsylvania's mail-in ballot dating rule is legal under civil rights law, appeals court says

Pennsylvania's mail-in ballot dating rule is legal under civil rights law, appeals court says

A federal appeals court says a requirement for Pennsylvania voters to put accurate handwritten dates on the outside envelopes of their mail-in ballots doesn't run afoul of a civil rights law.

Thursday, March 28th 2024, 3:23 AM EDT
Court tosses Republican Pennsylvania lawmakers’ challenge of state, federal voter access actions

Court tosses Republican Pennsylvania lawmakers’ challenge of state, federal voter access actions

A federal court has dismissed an attempt by conservative Pennsylvania lawmakers to overturn automatic voter registration, along with lawmakers' other challenges to actions designed to boost voter access.

Wednesday, March 27th 2024, 6:19 AM EDT
Decision 2024: Columbiana County Parks tax defeated; Madison Twp. Roads improvements approved

Decision 2024: Columbiana County Parks tax defeated; Madison Twp. Roads improvements approved

The Columbiana County Regional Park District's additional tax of 0.35 mill was defeated Tuesday by voters.

Wednesday, March 20th 2024, 5:28 AM EDT by Robert McFerren
DECISION 2024: Vienna Township police levy fails

DECISION 2024: Vienna Township police levy fails

According to the Trumbull County Board of Elections, the unofficial results are that the levy failed 668 to 479.

Wednesday, March 20th 2024, 5:28 AM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Decision 2024: McLaughlin retains Columbiana Co. Sheriff role; commissioners races decided

Decision 2024: McLaughlin retains Columbiana Co. Sheriff role; commissioners races decided

The winner in the race for Columbiana County Sheriff is incumbent Brian McLaughlin, easily defeating challenger John Williams, 10,259 to 3,114 votes.

Wednesday, March 20th 2024, 5:27 AM EDT by Robert McFerren
DECISION 2024: Hernandez beats Frenchko in GOP primary for Trumbull County commissioner

DECISION 2024: Hernandez beats Frenchko in GOP primary for Trumbull County commissioner

Hernandez has beaten Frenchko by a total of 11,711 votes, or 59.34% of the vote.

Wednesday, March 20th 2024, 5:27 AM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Decision 2024: Sandra O'Brien defeats Mike Loychik in Ohio Senate 32nd District primary

Decision 2024: Sandra O'Brien defeats Mike Loychik in Ohio Senate 32nd District primary

Unofficial results from the Secretary of State's Office, O'Brien has beaten Loychik with 63.90% of the vote with all precincts reporting.

Wednesday, March 20th 2024, 5:27 AM EDT by Alex Kamczyc
Moreno wins GOP Senate nomination, will challenge Sherrod Brown in November

Moreno wins GOP Senate nomination, will challenge Sherrod Brown in November

The Associated Press and NBC report that Bernie Moreno will come away with the nomination.

Wednesday, March 20th 2024, 5:26 AM EDT by Corey Vallas
Decision 2024: Poland voters approve police levy on second attempt

Decision 2024: Poland voters approve police levy on second attempt

The final vote for the new 0.73-mill 5-year renewal levy was 73.83% for and 26.17% against.

Wednesday, March 20th 2024, 5:26 AM EDT by Corey Vallas
Decision 2024: Mike Rulli wins Republican primary US Representative 6th District

Decision 2024: Mike Rulli wins Republican primary US Representative 6th District

The US Senate Race in November will be Republican Michael Rulli against Democratic challenger Michael Kripchak of Youngstown.

Wednesday, March 20th 2024, 5:26 AM EDT by Robert McFerren
Decision 2024: Mahoning County voters pass sales tax levy

Decision 2024: Mahoning County voters pass sales tax levy

The final vote was 60.14% for and 39.86% against.

Wednesday, March 20th 2024, 5:25 AM EDT by Corey Vallas
DECISION 2024: A look at absentee votes across the Valley

DECISION 2024: A look at absentee votes across the Valley

Here's a look at how people cast their absentee ballots.

Wednesday, March 20th 2024, 5:25 AM EDT by Robert McFerren & Alex Kamczyc
Tuesday's primaries include a key Senate race in Ohio and clues for the Biden-Trump rematch

Tuesday's primaries include a key Senate race in Ohio and clues for the Biden-Trump rematch

Five states will hold presidential primaries as President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump continue to lock up support around the country after becoming their parties’ presumptive nominees.

Tuesday, March 19th 2024, 7:09 AM EDT
Ohio GOP congressional primaries feature double votes and numerous candidates

Ohio GOP congressional primaries feature double votes and numerous candidates

Ohio residents are being asked to cast two votes for one seat and choose one of 11 candidates for the other in the state's congressional primaries.

Tuesday, March 19th 2024, 7:01 AM EDT
Trump-backed Senate candidate faces GOP worries that he could be linked to adult website profile

Trump-backed Senate candidate faces GOP worries that he could be linked to adult website profile

For Republicans eager to regain the Senate majority this year, Ohio offers a prime opportunity to pick up a critical seat.

Friday, March 15th 2024, 3:23 AM EDT
Ohio Senate race, Chicago homeless tax and other races to watch in next Tuesday's primary elections

Ohio Senate race, Chicago homeless tax and other races to watch in next Tuesday's primary elections

Voters from Ohio to California head to the polls next Tuesday in primary elections where most of the focus will be on downballot races rather than presidential.

Thursday, March 14th 2024, 6:29 PM EDT
Ohio's Republican primaries for US House promise crowded ballots and a heated toss-up

Ohio's Republican primaries for US House promise crowded ballots and a heated toss-up

Voters in Ohio's 6th Congressional District will actually cast their vote for the seat twice on March 19.

Wednesday, March 13th 2024, 6:16 AM EDT
Purple Ohio? Parties in the former bellwether state take lessons from 2023 abortion, marijuana votes

Purple Ohio? Parties in the former bellwether state take lessons from 2023 abortion, marijuana votes

Ohio’s political pendulum swung left last year as voters in the one-time bellwether state overwhelmingly supported enshrining abortion rights in the state constitution and voted to legalize recreational marijuana.

Tuesday, March 12th 2024, 4:08 AM EDT
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine bypasses Trump-backed Bernie Moreno for Matt Dolan with US Senate race nod

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine bypasses Trump-backed Bernie Moreno for Matt Dolan with US Senate race nod

Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has parted ways with Donald Trump to endorse state Sen. Matt Dolan over Trump-backed businessman Bernie Moreno in the three-way GOP primary for U.S. Senate.

Tuesday, March 12th 2024, 4:06 AM EDT
A halting Biden tries to confront Trump at debate but sparks Democratic anxiety about his candidacy

A halting Biden tries to confront Trump at debate but sparks Democratic anxiety about his candidacy

Both President Joe Biden and his Republican rival, Donald Trump, hope to jolt a campaign that many voters are just beginning to watch.

Thursday, June 27th 2024, 12:18 AM EDT

Michigan man accused of leaving ex-girlfriend in Mercer County over 300 unwanted messages

Produce recalled from Valley Walmart, Aldi, Save-a-Lot stores, food banks

Bibibop, First Watch coming soon to Boardman

Austintown business victim of $40K credit card refund scheme, two charged

Two New Castle men plead guilty to drug trafficking

OSP in Trumbull County announces plans for OVI checkpoint

Where and how to watch Monday's Total Solar Eclipse

Where and how to watch Monday's Total Solar Eclipse

Bishop Emmitt L. Nevels, Sr. celebrates his 90th Birthday

Preparing for the total eclipse

PRESS PASS: Major wins, losses in Ohio Primary election

Dr. John York talks about the 49ers in the Super Bowl

Women face higher risk of heart problems vs. men

Pennsylvania State Police corporal shot, wounded while serving warrant

Pennsylvania State Police corporal shot, wounded while serving warrant

Gov. Josh Shapiro addresses Vice President consideration during New Castle stop

Chancellor who led Pennsylvania’s university system through consolidation to leave in the fall

How employers are taking steps to safeguard workers from extreme heat

Man gets 3 years in death of fiancée who went missing in Ohio in 2011

Aging bridges in 16 states will be improved or replaced with the help of $5B in federal funding