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Ohio Supreme Court candidate John O'Donnell broke 'clean campaign' pledge with negative ad (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Supreme Court candidate O'Donnell asked to take ad down by bar association (Columbus Dispatch)

SB 5 battle isn’t hurting Gov. Kasich (Columbus Dispatch)

Election preview: Ohio Democrats look to grab seats in Legislature (Lorain Moring Journal)
Husted says he takes bipartisan approach to job (Toledo Blade)
Winburn, Thomas go toe-to-toe for open Ohio Senate seat (WXVU Cincinnati)
Kasich says he’s only trying to do the right thing (Toledo Blade)
Ohio Election 2014 Preview: Secretary of State (Aurora Advocate)
Ohio judge declines to delay order on early voting (NBC4i)
Green Party offers option for governor (Toledo Blade)
25 questions to help you get to know Kasich, FitzGerald better (Columbus Dispatch)
8 decisions that will haunt Ed FitzGerald (Cleveland.com)
Democrats hoping to salvage 2014 are looking past Ed FitzGerald and down the statewide ballot (Cleveland.com)
Is Ed FitzGerald finished in politics? (Cleveland.com)
Candidates for Auditor play down party label (Columbus Dispatch)

Ohio Ballot Board OKs language for state Issue 1 (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Issue 1 will drive Ohio’s growth (Columbus Dispatch)
Primer: What is State Issue 1?(Cincinnati Enquirer)
Vote Yes to rebuild roads, bridges (Cincinnati Enquirer)

Previous election news

Obama's Ohio trip a rollicking pep rally (Columbus Dispatch) 
Romney adds some golden support in golf legend Jack Nicklaus (Columbus Dispatch)
Ohio voter registration list nearly 500,000 smaller than in 2008 (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Get-out-the-vote bus rolling onto campuses (Columbus Dispatch) 

Elections in Ohio breed controversy (Columbus Dispatch)
Some elected officials decry loss of extended voting hours, others say mail ballots better option (Cleveland Plain Dealer) 

Brown, Mandel raise record $25 million for Senate race (Columbus Dispatch) 

Presidential campaign ramps up in Ohio (Columbus Dispatch)
Ohio House to consider public pension reform this summer after report urges action for financial stability (Cleveland Plain Dealer) 

Ohio's public pension plans need more cuts, consultant says (Columbus Dispatch)
Abortion, gay right, pot - ballot issues go up in smoke (Cincinnati Enquirer)
Mandel calls health care 'defining' in Ohio race (Cincinnati Enquirer) 

High court upholds key part of of Obama health law (Columbus Dispatch) 

Catholics fight health-care mandate for birth control (Columbus Dispatch)
State's new Medicaid contracts placed on hold (Columbus Dispatch) 

Kasich asks agencies not to seek more funds (Columbus Dispatch)
Young voters still favor President Obama, but support has eroded, poll finds (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Southeast Ohio has become an important battleground in presidential politics (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Portman squarely in the spotlight these days (Columbus Dispatch) 

Campaign 2012: Ohio already flooded with TV ads (Columbus Dispatch) 

Ohio election law in Kasich's hands (Columbus Dispatch) 

Presidential candidates try to refocus on economy (Columbus Dispatch) 

For both sides in U.S. Senate race, early ads focus on Mandel (Columbus Dispatch) 

Coalition urges election-bills break for year (Columbus Dispatch)
House GOP steers clear of Kasich tax-cut plan (Columbus Dispatch) 

GOP swiftly returns to Bennett's control (Columbus Dispatch)
Kasich proposes restrained capital budget (Columbus Dispatch)
Ohio Turnout: Spirited primary didn't prod GOP voters to polls (Columbus Dispatch)
Tax cut may start rolling in in 2014 (Columbus Dispatch)
Senate GOP ready to act on pension fund issues (Columbus Dispatch)
Ohio manufacturing: Good times are back (sort of) (CNN Money) 

Close margin again predicted in GOP primary voting (Columbus Dispatch)
Ohio, other states still must set up federal mandate (Dayton Daily News)
It's all about Ohio now, and battle starts today (Cincinnati Enquirer) 

Shale gas and oil will add $5 billion to Ohio's economy by 2014, say economists (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Mrs. Obama urges Ohioans to support re-election (AP) 

Outside groups paint bulls-eye on Ohio Senate race (Cincinnati Enquirer)

- State Executive Branch

- Ohio Congressional Delegation

House Speaker John Boehner offers perspective on the magnitude of the federal debt (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Boehner vows big changes as new speaker of the House (Dayton Daily News)
Ohio Republicans expected to make big changes in Congress (Columbus Dispatch)
Republicans not only ones opposing global warming bill (Dayton Daily News)

- Ohio General Assembly

GOP's quest: budget options (Columbus Dispatch)
No easy choices to fix budget (Columbus Dispatch)


- Ohio Supreme Court

Legal center asks Ohio Supreme Court to consider smoking ban challenge (Dayton Daily News)
Chief Justice Moyer, allies promise campaign to change selection of Supreme Court justices (Dayton Daily News)
Don't be a political tool, Strickland tells Ohio Supreme Court (Columbus Dispatch)

- State agency news

Workers' Comp director says system is "broken" (Columbus Dispatch)


- Issues and public policy

Firms win prevailing wage ruling (Toledo Blade)
Stalemate continues as interim budget is signed (Columbus Dispatch)

- State ballot issues

- Politics and elections


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