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Bar is exceedingly low for filing petitions to run as independent

Opinion: Independent candidates seeking Youngstown City Council seats have done poorly in general elections



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Trump re-election campaign fires pollsters after mixed messaging

Associated Press WASHINGTON When President Donald Trump’s internal polling suggested he was


Trump calls newspaper report on Russia power grid ‘treason’

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has lashed out at The New York Times, saying


Democrats favor more access to capital for black businesses

Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. Four Democrats vying for their party’s presidential nomination


Tim Ryan will participate in the first night of the initial presidential debate

Most of the higher-polling candidates will be on stage the second night


Sunday news shows

Sunday news shows Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week”: Additional


Ryan among candidates to qualify for first debates

4 Dems fail to meet required measures Staff/wire report The Democratic National Committee


Kale-Pesta becomes new Mahoning Democratic leader

The party eliminated primary-election endorsements for open seats


Jon Stewart scolds Congress over 9/11 fund

Associated Press WASHINGTON Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure


Trump, Biden trade insults

Associated Press MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden spent


Democratic candidates take veiled swipes at Biden in Iowa

Joe Biden was not in the banquet hall for the Iowa Democratic Party’s blockbuster fundraiser but he was present in the veiled criticism from several of his rivals.


Sunday news show

Sunday news show Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week”: Former Rep.


Ryan’s presidential campaign takes him back to Iowa and New Hampshire

He appears to be safe to make the June 26 and 27 Democratic presidential debate


Ohio officials leave meeting with GM CEO with more questions than answers about Lordstown

A push to put a GM electric vehicle at Lordstown plant failed


Five independent Youngstown council candidates were disqualified from seeking office

The winners of last month’s Democratic primaries for three council seats will run unopposed in the general election


Ryan said Congress needs to move forward with impeachment proceedings

Ryan spoken to a national audience Sunday during a CNN town hall


Biden tells gay audience in Ohio: LGBTQ rights is my top priority

Associated Press COLUMBUS Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden declared Saturday that the


With Biden absent, rivals pounce at Calif. gathering

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO Democratic presidential hopefuls took rival Joe Biden’s absence


Blair selected to replace Holmes in Ohio House

He was among six Democrats who applied for the vacancy


COLUMBUS Ohio exhibition draws attention to First Amendment-themed cartoons

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press COLUMBUS The First Amendment right to free speech


Aviation companies want Ohio tax exemption restored

Associated Press COLUMBUS Aviation companies are asking the Ohio Senate to restore tax