politics

Fox News CEO Roger Ailes has given one of his typically candid interviews to Newsweek. The interview was published Monday. For a man who first made his name as a media guru for Richard Nixon, Ailes is often surprisingly forthcoming about Fox News and his opinions. In previous interviews, he has called NPR executives “Nazis” […]

President Barack Obama touted his jobs bill and took questions on the economy in Silicon Valley Monday at a town hall run by LinkedIn, the professional networking website that some job-seekers flock to. It was the president’s latest outreach to voters via a major social networking company. In April, Obama held a town hall targeted […]

Representative Maxine Waters has fired back at President Obama after his speech at the Congressional Black Caucus this weekend in which he told the audience to “stop complaining.” Waters, who recently told a group of Black voters to “unleash her on Obama,” was shocked by the president’s direct comments at the Black community. “He would […]

The past week has been an emotional and challenging one, as people across the world have mobilized to get the word out regarding the pending execution of Georgia inmate Troy Davis in the face of serious doubts about his guilt in a 1989 murder. As we speak, protesters are at the White House letting the […]

This is the first part of a collaboration between The Huffington Post and Patch regarding the November referendum over Ohio’s new collective bargaining law. The collaboration will focus on various aspects of the debate leading up to the Nov. 8 vote. Ohio follows Wisconsin and New Jersey as the latest battleground in the war between […]

SOLON, OH (WOIO) – Speaking at Solon’s Wrap Tite, Inc., Vice President Biden and Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills urged Congress to pass the American Jobs Act. The American Jobs Act is an important step to help small businesses in Ohio and across the country continue to grow and hire more workers. Vice President Biden and […]

OHIO TALKING POINTS Since the 2004 election, Ohio has made exercising the right to vote for its citizens easier, more accessible and convenient.  Now, a new law, pushed by Republican Governor Kasich and his allies, threatens to roll back that progress and make it more difficult and confusing for Ohioans to make their voice heard […]

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) threw cold water on the prospect of passing President Obama’s jobs bill during a speech on Thursday, casting doubt over the viability of longterm debt talks as well. Addressing the Economic Club of Washington, Boehner called Obama’s plan to create jobs, which includes a mix of tax incentives […]

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) – COLUMBUS – President Obama spent time in Columbus Tuesday talking about the bipartisan proposals to grow the economy and create jobs. As part of his trip, Mr. President visited the Fort Hayes Arts and Academic High School in Columbus to highlight his American Jobs Act proposal to put workers back on the job by rebuilding and […]

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald and Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted have reached an agreement in the Cuyahoga County ballot dispute. It’s been a war of words between the county and the state over access to mail-in ballot applications. And despite threats and accusations from both sides, they’ve come […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald Sunday expressed deep concern about Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s threat last week to prevent Cuyahoga County voters who request an absentee ballot from getting one. Late last week, Husted told Ohio Public Radio that he is considering prohibiting the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections […]

WASHINGTON— Tourists and Washingtonians were about to get their first up-close look Monday at the memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The site was set to open without fanfare around 11 a.m. to kick off a week of celebrations ahead of Sunday’s official dedication. The memorial sits on the National Mall near the […]