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Ohio special election: A good day for Democrats

Democrats got a double dose of welcome news in two Ohio special congressional elections yesterday, fending off a left-wing candidate in one district, while a Donald Trump -backed coal lobbyist won the Republican nod in another. It's usually a mistake to make too much of special elections. But Democratic leaders,...
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Ohio upset's '22 clues

An upset in Ohio on Tuesday night is giving moderate, Biden-aligned Democrats momentum vs. the party's vocal left ahead of next year's midterms. Driving the news: In a special primary for U.S. House in the Cleveland area, Cuyahoga County Council member Shontel Brown pulled out a surprise victory for the Democratic establishment in Cleveland.
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4 takeaways from Ohio's special congressional primaries

In two Ohio congressional primaries Tuesday, Democratic voters embraced the party's establishment, delivering President Joe Biden another ally and denying the left-wing "Squad" its latest member. Republicans, meanwhile, stuck with former President Donald Trump.
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Ohio State nurses demand right to bargain COVID-19 vaccinations

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Nurses at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center are demanding to negotiate the hospital’s decision to mandate COVID-19 vaccination for its staff. A letter Tuesday from the Ohio State University Nurses Organization to a labor relations official at Wexner Medical Center outlined the demand. “We are formally demanding...
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Trump's little win in Ohio

The story of former President Donald Trump's influence took another turn last night. In an Ohio primary, Trump-endorsed Mike Carey secured the Republican nomination in the 15th congressional district. The outcome will reassure Trump supporters. The former president's authority took a hit last week, when Trump's favored candidate lost a...
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Two House special elections in Ohio highlight divisions in both parties

Two contentious special election primaries in Ohio for open congressional seats wrapped up on Tuesday night. Both highlighted the divisiveness and rancor within the Democratic and Republican Parties ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. The Associated Press projected Mike Carey, who was backed by former President Trump, won the GOP...
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One-tank getaway: Columbus, Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio – When I first “met” Columbus, Ohio, it was more like we passed each other on the street, leaving barely any impression. After all, I was only there a couple hours as a brief diversion while working on a story about the suburb of Dublin. While now, after...
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Trump-backed Carey, centrist Brown win Ohio US House races

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Results are in in two primary elections for open seats in the US House of Representatives. Mike Carey, a Donald Trump-backed coal lobbyist, topped Republicans in central Ohio, while Cuyahoga County Council member Shontel Brown scored a victory for the Democratic establishment in Cleveland,, in two primary elections for open House seats Tuesday.
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Establishment candidate wins Ohio Democratic congressional primary over progressive rival

In Ohio's 11th Congressional District, an establishment Democrat clinched a major primary victory over the progressive candidate. Shontel Brown is now the favorite to win a special House election in the district that includes parts of Cleveland and Akron. Joel Payne and Antjuan Seawright, who are CBS News political contributors and Democratic strategists, joined Anne-Marie Green and Vladimir Duthiers on CBSN to discuss the race.