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Election losses continue to haunt Democratic Party leader Betras

Opinion: Defeat smacked Mahoning County Democratic Party Chairman David Betras in the face pretty hard in



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Giuliani: ‘So what’ if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani is leaving open the possibility that Trump and former personal attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen’s congressional testimony


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VINDY EXCLUSIVE | Munroe to step down Feb. 21 GOP chair

He’s backing the party’s first vice chairman as his successor.


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


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GM CEO offers little hope for new vehicle at Lordstown complex

Ohio's new governor Mike DeWine failed to get a commitment from Barra on Lordstown’s future.


Ryan named chairman of Appropriations subcommittee

The subcommittee controls funding of the legislative branch


Officials wish Trump denial was more forceful

Officials are expressing regret that Trump didn’t more clearly and forcefully deny working on behalf of Russia


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Sen. Rob Portman says he expects government shutdown to end in a few days

The Republican expects the president to declare a national emergency to secure funds for his border wall.


Change in leadership

DeWine era to mark shift away from volatility Associated Press COLUMBUS The inauguration of


Sunday news shows

Sunday news shows Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week”: Not available.


Federal shutdown forces some to work without pay

‘It’s un-American to ask anyone to work and not get paid,’ a prison employee at Elkton said.


Payday without pay hits federal workers as shutdown drags on

Payday will come today without any checks for about 800,000 federal employees affected by the government shutdown, forcing workers to scale back spending, cancel trips, apply for unemployment benefits and take out loans to stay afloat.


VINDY EXCLUSIVE | Betras calls for new state Democratic Party leadership

Betras says of the party chairman: ‘Usually when you lose this much you change coaches’


Ryan: Border security is needed, but not a wall

Congressman says technology, not a wall, is needed at the southern border.


Mayor, governor unveil plans to expand health care

Associated Press SEATTLE Washington’s governor and New York City’s mayor unveiled major


Administration: Government shutdown won’t delay tax refunds

Taxpayers who are owed refunds will be paid on time, despite the government shutdown that has closed many federal agencies, a Trump administration official said Monday as concern mounted over the risk that the payments could be delayed.


Trump’s dealmaking faces test in shutdown standoff

By CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press WASHINGTON The partial government shutdown is spotlighting


‘Toilet paper angels,’ others help keep national parks open

Associated Press Nonprofits, businesses and state governments nationwide are putting up money and


Day 13: Dems prepare to pass funding plan, Trump digs in

House Democrats are preparing to pass a plan to re-open government without funding President Donald Trump’s promised border wall


Sanders contrite as 2016 aides face harassment allegations

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and his chief lieutenants are offering contrition as some of his 2016 campaign staffers face allegations of sexual harassment that threaten to derail a second White House bid before it begins.


A ‘new dawn’ in DC

Staff and wire reports WASHINGTON Cheering Democrats returned Nancy Pelosi to the House