To anyone who follows politics, the Koch brothers are best known for spearheading a sprawling network of groups that invest millions in conservative, libertarian-leaning candidates and causes.
Outside groups -- including politically active nonprofits like the Koch brothers' Americans for Prosperity -- have spent more money trying to influence the 2016 Ohio Senate race between Republican Sen. Rob Portman and his challenger, Democrat Ted Strickland, than any other congressional contest: $15.5 million so far.
This is too important a national race to let slide by without getting engage. Progressives should support P.G. Ohio Democrats must vote for him. We should all contribute what we can. He is the ascendant Obama coalition; let's make sure he ascends right now.
A recent poll showed that 78 percent of Americans -- Republicans, Democrats and Independents alike -- want to overturn Citizens United. This year, let's make sure that the 78 percent support candidates who will work for us. Let's support a candidate like Ted Strickland.
As Hillary Clinton's email kerfuffle unfolded, several commentators wondered out loud who else might run for the Democratic nomination should Hillary's train derail -- a possibility greater than nil, given the Clinton's track-record. The party has no bench, these folks observed.
I know the Obama campaign gets it, otherwise they wouldn't be where they are now, running ahead of their opponent for a second term in the White House. For that I'm thankful. But today we learned that there are still some Democrats who don't get it.
Practicing what she calls "political medicine," Stein encourages her natural allies to heal themselves from a "sadomasochistic relationship to corporate politics" by acknowledging their agency.
Voters across the country have buyers' remorse about the Republicans they elected to office. The big stands House Republicans have taken so far--defun...
With a deep-rooted belief in the potential for progressive change, my father embodies the antithesis of a millennial like me. However, the protests reconnected me to the complex workings of a radical 25-year legislator.
Republican congresspeople are keeping their taxpayer subsidized health insurance while voting to deny it to other Americans. Because, you know, government health care is great for Republican politicians, but too lavish for the Rest of Us.
Prior to a recent order, Ohio was one of about ten states with virtually no rules on private ownership of dangerous exotics. Now, it leapfrogs just about all of the competition.
With the midterm elections fast approaching, President Barack Obama addressed a crowd of 35,000 at Ohio State University Sunday night. The talk was p...
Mary Jo Kilroy's appeal does not just rest on the scariness of a GOP House takeover. It rests on the truth that she has been just the kind of House member she promised she would be -- a progressive voice for middle and working class Ohioans.
Rasmussen 9/27/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Ohio 2010 Governor 50% Kasich (R), 42% Strickla...
On Tuesday, former President Clinton brought his substance and style to about 2,000 enthusiastic Ted Strickland supporters in Columbus. His appearance...
No one can bring back Deirdre Herbert's son, but the state of Ohio, led by Gov. Strickland, can impose sensible public safety and animal welfare policies to prevent a tragedy like this from happening again.