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  • Ohio's Strickland lays out security plank in US Senate race 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 11:26 am

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Ted Strickland is supporting increased "aggressive" air attacks and drone strikes, targeted U.S. special forces operations and improved intelligence coordination as part of an enhanced campaign to defeat the Islamic State group.

  • House panel approves bipartisan drug-abuse legislation 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 1:16 pm

    WASHINGTON - The House Judiciary Committee took an election-year swipe Wednesday at the nation's growing drug addiction problem, approving federal grants that would bolster state and local efforts against the abuse of opioid painkillers.

  • Senate OKs bill to promote wide variety of energy sources story has photos
    Updated: Apr-20-16 4:41 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Senate overwhelmingly approved a far-reaching energy bill Wednesday that reflects significant changes in U.S. oil and natural gas production over the past decade and boosts alternative energy sources such as wind and solar power.

  • Cincinnati councilman who ran for US Senate collapses 
    Updated: Apr-19-16 12:12 pm

    CINCINNATI - A Cincinnati councilman who ran for U.S. Senate says he is fine after collapsing during a news conference at city hall.

  • Strickland continues to lag Portman in US Senate money race 
    Updated: Apr-08-16 4:11 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland continues to lag in cash as he seeks to unseat Republican incumbent Rob Portman in one of the year's most closely watched U.S. Senate contests.

  • GOPers say they'll back nominee but avoid Trump 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 11:51 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - When Donald Trump came to St. Louis last month for a raucous rally with thousands, Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt was more than 130 miles away, announcing a Missouri Farm Bureau endorsement to a few dozen company employees and two news reporters.

  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Joining immigration fight against Obama 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 9:12 pm

    WASHINGTON - Forty-three Republican senators on Monday joined the legal challenge to President Barack Obama's actions on immigration, arguing that the president overstepped his constitutional authority in unilaterally expanding programs for immigrants.

  • Senate GOP strategy for dealing with Trump: Keep it local story has photos
    Updated: Apr-04-16 5:36 pm

    WASHINGTON - For months Donald Trump has dominated the political scene like no other. But listen to endangered Senate Republicans as they campaign for re-election and you might not even know he exists.