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Ryan gets key committee posts despite failing to topple Pelosi

Opinion: When U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan lost his bid to be House minority leader there was concern that Nancy


Value of Kasich’s political stock continues to decline within GOP

Opinion: Lame-duck politicians typically don’t wield much power. But the past few months leaves people


Mayor McNally’s criminal record may not hinder his re-election bid

Opinion: Being convicted of four criminal counts directly related to serving as a public official usually


Ryan, Schiavoni among long, long list of potential Democratic candidates for governor in 2018

Opinion: There is no shortage of potential 2018 Democratic candidates for governor, but some already seem


Ohio Treasurer Mandel seeking a rematch with US Sen. Brown

Opinion: Sherrod Brown, the liberal U.S. senator facing re-election in 2018, has a target on his back.


Rep. Ryan’s effort to lead House Democrats more bark than bite

Opinion: U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s bid to be House minority leader was a curious political move. When he


Former Niles Mayor Infante faces serious criminal charges relating to public corruption during tenure

Opinion: It’s not anyone’s place to convict someone before they are found guilty, but things certainly look


Political history made Tuesday with Trump leading the pack

Opinion: There were many interesting results from a historical Election Day. Here are some of my


Outcome of presidential election is difficult to predict, but Clinton likely won’t fare too well locally

Opinion: This is the most challenging presidential election to predict in my nearly three decades as a


Trump campaign is surprisingly disengaged in Mahoning Valley; no recent visit by the candidate

Opinion: With Donald Trump’s success in the Mahoning Valley during the March Republican primary, several


Clinton’s victory will not change Ohio’s congressional delegation

Opinion: Even if Hillary Clinton were to win the presidential election by a large margin – and I seriously


Portman-Strickland debate today on WFMJ-TV may be revealing

Opinion: With U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, the incumbent Republican, and ex-Gov. Ted Strickland, his Democratic


Clinton blitzes through the Valley

Opinion: With the presidential election a month away – and early voting starting Wednesday – this has been a


Pence’s puzzling visit to Leetonia

Opinion: The planning of the Republican vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence visit to Leetonia High School


Miller quits Trump campaign after roiling the political waters with statements about racism

Opinion: Wow, that was fast. I was talking Thursday to Kathy Miller, chairwoman of Mahoning County for