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Democrats fight to keep Ohio a 2020 battleground

As a dozen Democratic presidential candidates descend on Ohio for their debate on Tuesday, a larger political question looms: Is Ohio still a winnable swing state worth fighting for in the general election?

Dayton mayor 'at a loss' over Trump grievances after visit

Nan Whaley, the mayor of tragedy-stricken Dayton, Ohio, expressed shock on Thursday morning after President Donald Trump lashed out against her and Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown on Wednesday in response to a press conference they held following his Dayton hospital visit.

Trump: Senator, mayor misrepresented his Ohio hospital visit

President Donald Trump, his press secretary and his director of social media accused Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, both of whom are Democrats, of misrepresenting the reception Trump received from shooting victims during his visit to a Dayton hospital.

Ohio senator demands McConnell convene Senate

As the nation reeled Sunday morning from news of a second mass shooting in the span of 13 hours, Democratic lawmakers began demanding that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell take action this week on long-stalled gun control legislation they argue could help prevent the next large-scale tragedy.

US lawmakers grill Facebook executive in charge of Libra

Senate Banking Committee members don't trust Facebook. That was a main takeaway from Tuesday's Senate Banking Committee hearing on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency. Because of that, they have serious concerns about Facebook's entrance into the largely unregulated cryptocurrency mar

Antitrust scrutiny isn't stopping Big Tech from trying to get bigger

On Tuesday, representatives from Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Google are set to testify at a House hearing on "online platforms and market power," in what could be the industry's most high-profile grilling session since tech antitrust scrutiny ramped up in Washington a month ago.

Sherrod Brown decides not to run for president

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown announced on Thursday that he will not run for president in 2020, ending months of speculation that the Democrat would jump into the race to challenge President Donald Trump.

Brown defends Medicare buy-in proposal

Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown warned Sunday that an effort to establish "Medicare for all" would be protracted and difficult, breaking from other prospective presidential candidates.