Weekly columns from Vindicator politics writer David Skolnick:
U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, a Republican from Marietta, won his second term last year by 6.7 percentage
If Jennifer Garrison wanted to show state Sen. Lou Gentile that he would be in for a fight for
By David Skolnick |July 12th, 2013
As is my family’s tradition since we moved here in 1995, we attended this year’s annual Austintown
The Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office has a long-standing reputation for corruption. When you look
There’s a third Democrat interested in running next year for the 6th Congressional District.
By David Skolnick |June 21st, 2013
For Ohio’s two U.S. senators, the federal Hardest Hit Fund hasn’t hit Ohio hard enough. Both U.S.
More than five years after he resigned in shame as the state’s attorney general, perhaps Marc Dann
While neither has officially announced their candidacy, a Democratic primary in the 6th
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which recruits and raises money for political
The close Democratic primary for Youngstown mayor got even closer when all of the votes were
State Sen. Lou Gentile has quickly emerged as the Democratic Party’s leading candidate for the 6th
There were some people, including myself, surprised by the results of the Democratic primary for
The Democratic primary for the Youngstown mayoral race can best be summed up in one word: quiet.
How does a politician get featured in two of my columns in the same month? Typically, they do
By David Skolnick |April 19th, 2013
Despite former U.S. Rep. Charlie Wilson suffering a serious stroke on Feb. 21, his death Sunday left