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Anna Staver

Josh Mandel Staffers Called 'Most Aggressive' In Blocking Trackers | Anna Staver | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

When Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel (R) formally kicked off his Senate campaign earlier this month, a scuffle in the back of the room drew attention away ...

Chamber spends early, often on GOP congressional candidates

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Peter H. Stone, iWatch NewsFor the big-spending U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the 2012 election season began early with a flurry of hard-hitting ads ...

Ohio State Treasurer Wins GOP Senate Nomination

AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel (man-DELL') has easily won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. The 34-year-old Marine veteran pre...

GOP 'Rock Star' Could Spell Trouble For Sherrod Brown

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

The buzz around Ohio state treasurer Josh Mandel is growing louder ahead of Tuesday's Senate primary in that state. Six Republican candidates are r...

GOP Senate Hopeful: Keep Party Focus On Economy

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel says that as a U.S. senator he would fight any attempts by the Republican establishment to focus on ...

Ohio Senate Candidate Skipped Board Meetings For No Known Reason

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

Josh Mandel, the Republican Ohio treasurer looking to move up to the Senate seat held by Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, appears to have skipped meetin...

Ohio Senate Candidate Has Odd Work Ethic, Dems Say

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel hopes to unseat Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) in this year's election, but state Democrats think Mandel has an odd way ...

Foster Friess Backs Josh Mandel, Ohio GOP Senate Challenger

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

Foster Friess, the billionaire backer of Rick Santorum who notoriously made a joke last week about "gals" putting "Bayer aspirin between their knees" ...

Michael McAuliff

Senate Passes Bill To Ban Lawmaker Insider Trading | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Insider trading by members of Congress, their top staff and executive branch officials would be banned by legislation that passed the Se...

Amanda Terkel

Which Senate Race Is Attracting Most GOP Third-Party Spending? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Senate candidates Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) may be soaking up national attention from progressives dur...

Dem Senator: New Medicare Plan Is Just 'Lipstick On The Pig'

Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) may have reached across the aisle to come up with a new bipartisan plan for Medicare reform, but that isn't allaying fears fro...

Election 2012: Paul Ryan Endorses, Dems Cry 'Picturegate,' Tea Party Protests

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 presidential election heats up, both parties are pushing hard in congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Dems: U.S. Chamber Altered Ohio Sen's Photo In Ads

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Democrats are accusing a leading national business federation of altering a photo of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and misrepres...

John Celock

Two States Likely To Host Multiple 2012 Primaries | John Celock | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

A series of disputes is likely to send voters in two states to the polls more than once for 2012 party primaries. An impasse among Ohio legislator...

Amanda Terkel

Bipartisan Group Of Senators Push For Expedited Afghanistan Withdrawal | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of senators is calling on President Obama to accelerate the United States' withdrawal from Afghanistan, arguing that ...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Admit Tough Landscape In 2012 | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans think Democrats may be hyperventilating over a few major wins in Tuesday's local elections, but even they were willing to ad...

Jordan Howard

Labor Advocates Won't Let Up Against Jobless Discrimination | Jordan Howard | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the past several months one labor advocacy group has continuously hammered companies that list job postings discriminating against t...

Trade Policy: Countering the Walmart Effect

David Coates | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
David Coates

Our current trade imbalance with China will not be fixed by currency manipulation alone, because American economic vulnerability is not rooted simply in the relative strength of the dollar.

Michael McAuliff

Getting Tough With China Like 'Throwing Rocks At Dogs' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of senators hammered China as a nation of "cheaters" Wednesday and laid down a challenge to House Speaker John Boehne...

Columnist Resigns From Paper Over Husband's Senate Run

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 11.19.2011 | Media

CLEVELAND — Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Connie Schultz resigned from The Plain Dealer in Cleveland on Monday to avoid ethical conflicts as ...

Tyler Kingkade

Who's Afraid To Hire The Unemployed? | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Job advertisements that require applicants to be "currently employed" are easy to find online. Yet attempts to trace the origins of such...

Joy Resmovits

Arne Duncan Defends Education Funding, Policies To Senate Committee | Joy Resmovits | Posted 09.26.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- A Wednesday hearing on 2012 education spending turned into a skeptical grilling of the Department of Education's wide-ranging and someti...

Friday Talking Points -- Obama 2.0?

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.14.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

In the midst of the debt ceiling frenzy, nobody seems to have noticed that Obama is negotiating in a markedly different way than what we've seen from him in the past. He is at the absolute center of the showdown.

Shahien Nasiripour

As Government Nears Accord With Banks, Questions Swirl Over Scope Of Investigation | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.09.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- State and federal prosecutors are pressing to complete a proposed settlement with the nation's five largest home loan companies over all...

Karl Rove-Backed Group Goes After Five Democratic Senators

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Republican-leaning fundraising group with ties to GOP strategist Karl Rove has launched a new phase of its $20 million ad campaig...