The Massachusetts Senator has also introduced a “Wealth Tax” proposal, where those “with assets valued at $50 million or more” would be taxed at 2%, with billionaires paying more taxes.   Senator Elizabeth Warren, at a rally outside a mill in Lawrence, Massachusetts, has officially announced she is running for the Democratic nomination for president. Warren […]

Incumbent Senator Sherrod Brown faces a challenge from Republican Representative Jim Renacci in Ohio’s Senate race. Fox 8 was there when Senator Brown cast his ballot just after 9:15 a.m. on Election Day at the Mill Creek Community Center. Representative Jim Renacci voted at 10 a.m. at his precinct in Wadsworth. If you’re still undecided, you can see Fox […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – President Donald Trump publicly endorsed candidate Mike DeWine in Ohio’s gubernatorial race while criticizing his Democratic opponent. He tweeted that DeWine, the state’s Republican attorney general, would make “a great Governor for the People of Ohio.” In a follow-up tweet, the president compared Democratic nominee Richard Cordray to U.S. Senator Elizabeth […]

Shania Twain built a career out of being notoriously hard to impress. Her 1997 hit song “That Don’t Impress Me Much” made it quite clear that she was a straightforward, no-nonsense kind of girl. Her favor couldn’t be won by the looks of Brad Pitt, the smarts of a rocket scientist or a man who owned […]

The Russian Foreign Ministry has already called the indictments “absurd.”   Special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly meddling in the 2016 presidential election, charging them with conspiracy to defraud the United States, the Department of Justice announced Friday. In addition, three defendants were charged with conspiracy […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Ohio voters checked “yes” for Issue 1, a measure that will expand victims’ rights in criminal proceedings. 2017 Election Results Issue 1, or Marsy’s Law will establish constitutional rights for crime victims, including the right to be notified of the escape or release of the offender. The law was passed by an astounding […]

CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga Community College had a .5-mill bond issue on the ballot Tuesday, and the voters overwhelmingly approved it, 68% to 32%. The college’s board asked for the levy for “the repair, improvement and construction of facilities vital for college completion and workforce education.” According to the trustees, the money from the levy would […]

CLEVELAND — Mayor Frank Jackson wants to continue his role as leader for the city of Cleveland. But one day before Tuesday’s election, his opponent, councilman Zack Reed, is speaking out against Jackson’s decision to hire a convicted judge. Reed held a press conference Monday to discuss the issue. Lance Mason, a former Cuyahoga County […]

Puerto Rico overwhelmingly voted in favor of making the island America’s 51st state, but the results are being questioned. About 97 percent of the ballots cast supported statehood, but only 23 percent of registered voters actually voted. The vote was only symbolic, but Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló hopes the results will give the island the momentum […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Tony Madalone, the owner of the popular northeast Ohio t-shirt company Fresh Brewed Tees, announced on Wednesday that he is running for the mayor’s seat in Cleveland. A statement posted on Madalone’s website says: “Our leaders have focused on temporary projects, one-time fixes, and silver bullets. As I watch and listen to […]

CLEVELAND — Two months after announcing his candidacy, Councilman Jeff Johnson is making his next move in his fight to become Cleveland’s next mayor. Johnson is expected to file his nominating petitions with more than 8,300 voter signatures at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections Thursday afternoon so his name can be added to the […]