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Lawmaker Blames Obamacare for 1999 Law, Tries to Restore Drive-Through Deliveries

Wendell Potter | Posted 06.06.2015 | Politics
Wendell Potter

During his campaign for the Alabama Legislature last year, now-State Sen. Larry Stutts, a Sheffield Republican and OB/GYN, vowed to get the government out of the middle of the patient-physician relationship. He made no mention of the fact that what he really had in mind was putting insurance companies back in the middle of that relationship.

Mom Allegedly Allowed Drug Dealer To Rape Daughter In Return For Heroin

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.26.2015 | Crime

An Ohio mom accused of providing her 11-year-old daughter to a drug dealer for sex in exchange for heroin pleaded not guilty today. April Corcoran,...

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's Decision to Join Texas Immigration Lawsuit Hurts Ohio

David Leopold | Posted 02.21.2015 | Politics
David Leopold

Forty-one million dollars. That's a serious piece of change. And it's the amount of tax revenue Ohioans stand to lose over the next five years if Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has his way.

Are Political Debates Dying?

Daniel Moulthrop | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics
Daniel Moulthrop

Declining to debate, especially when it's an incumbent who is declining, continues the erosion of trust between the people being served and the person in the elected office. It is a sign of disregard for democracy, and the voters who pay their salaries and finance their campaigns.

Supreme Court To Decide On Right To Lie In Political Ads

AP | HOPE YEN and SAM HANANEL | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an el...

State's Gay Marriage Ruling May Be Just The Beginning

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge's decision ordering Ohio authorities to recognize gay marriages on death certificates may be a narrow ruling, but ...

Steubenville Indictments: Beginning of the End of Rape Cover-up Culture?

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 02.02.2014 | Crime
Joanne Bamberger

DeWine was able to seek indictments against adults, mostly school officials, as a result of Ohio's laws about who is legally required to report cases of suspected child abuse, including alleged sexual assault of minors. While many states have been exploring the idea of passing similar laws, few have.

More Charges Coming In Steubenville Rape Case?

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 10.02.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury investigating whether other laws were broken in the rape of a 16-year-old girl in Ohio last yea...

John Boehner Subpoenaed To Testify In Massive Fraud Case

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 11.25.2013 | Politics

CLEVELAND (AP) — Leading Ohio Republicans including U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and the state attorney general have been subpoenaed to testify i...

A Message for Dinosaurs

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

A message to all the dinosaurs out there, including Bryan Fischer, John Kasich, Mike DeWine, Vladimir Putin, the Westboro Baptist Church, One Million ...

An Open Letter to Mike DeWine, Attorney General of Ohio

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Bartolomei

To deny Jim Obergefll and his dying husband John Arthur recognition of their marriage is not just mean and plain wrong; it shows that you do not care about doing what is right, and that you do not care for all the citizens of Ohio. You just care about the ones who see the world like you do.

Taking the Low Road: Ohio's Mike DeWine Fights a Couple's Final Wish

David Pepper | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics
David Pepper

This case highlights the truly strained and hollow arguments that an Attorney General dedicated to defending discrimination has to muster in court, particularly after the Supreme Court's recent decisions

Teens Due In Court For Allegedly Threatening Steubenville Rape Victim Over Twitter

AP | Posted 05.27.2013 | Crime

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Two Ohio teens accused of making online threats against a rape victim have denied the charges and been released on house ar...

Teens Charged With Making Online Threats Against Ohio Rape Victim

Reuters | Drew Singer | Posted 05.18.2013 | Crime

March 18 (Reuters) - Two teenage girls were arrested in Ohio on Monday and accused of using social media to threaten the young victim in a high-prof...

Anyone Who Kept Silent About Steubenville Rape Could Be Charged

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 05.18.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The head football coach at Steubenville High School and the owners of a house where an infamous 12-minute video was filmed coul...

'It Was A Lack Of Control'

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 04.07.2013 | Crime

RICHFIELD, Ohio — Leadership and communications failures led to the chaotic police chase in Cleveland last fall than ended with 13 officers firi...

Ohio To Let Districts Decide Whether To Allow Guns In Schools

Posted 12.19.2012 | Education

Ohio will expand safety training for teachers across the state and could allow guns in schools for protection, state Attorney General Mike DeWine said...

Talks Falter For Last-Minute Deal For Craigslist Killer

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 01.09.2013 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio — A remorseful teenager was sentenced Friday to life in prison with no chance for parole for his role in a deadly plot to lure men d...

Ben Hallman

Mortgage Settlement Cash Siphoned Off: State Sticky Fingers Send Funds To Pet Projects | Ben Hallman | Posted 10.25.2012 | Business

After a bruising year-long battle with banks that resulted in a $25 billion mortgage settlement, the state attorneys general who led the negotiations ...

Anna Staver

Same-Sex Marriage Amendment In Ohio Gets Green Light | Anna Staver | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

Marriage equality advocates in Ohio took one step closer Tuesday to overturning the state's 2004 constitutional amendment that restricts marriages in ...

It's Time for a "Regulatory Cocktail" Against Unethical Debt Collectors

Bill Bartmann | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
Bill Bartmann

Many U.S. attorneys general are working with each other and with the federal government to control and eventually eradicate the scourge that is unethical debt collectors, because just one strategy alone seems not to be enough.

Jon Ward

Ohio AG: Romney Can't Put Nomination Away | Jon Ward | Posted 03.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, a Rick Santorum supporter who recently switched his endorsement from Mitt Romney, said Friday that Ro...

Elise Foley

Rick Santorum Picks Up Key Ohio Endorsement | Elise Foley | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

In a surprising reversal, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine switched his endorsement from Mitt Romney to Rick Santorum Friday in Columbus, Ohio. "F...

Filibustering A D.C. Circuit Court Judicial Nominee

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.08.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This week's Republican filibustering of judicial nominee Caitlin Halligan brought to light a whole bunch of ironies. In Slate, Dahlia...

GOP Comeback Stories: Republican Has-Beens Find Hope In New Political Environment

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans once saddled with the burden of President George W. Bush's unpopularity are now experiencing a boon from another strugg...