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Ryan Endorses Biden as Most Likely to Beat Trump

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, this morning threw his support behind Joe Biden in the former vice president’s quest to win the Democratic Party’s nomination for president. Ryan said the former vice president has the best chance of defeating Donald Trump in 2020. The congressman dropped out of his party’s presidential […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, this morning threw his support behind Joe Biden in the former vice president’s quest to win the Democratic Party's nomination for president. Ryan said the former vice president has the best chance of defeating Donald Trump in 2020. The congressman dropped...

Write-in Mayor Winner in East Liverpool Begins Transition

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio — Write-in mayoral candidate Greg Bricker was, to say the least, skeptical when his learned from incumbent Mayor Ryan Stovall that he had won the race in last week’s general election. Monitoring incomplete results on the Columbiana County Board of Elections website, Bricker answered his phone to find Stovall on the other […]

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio -- Write-in mayoral candidate Greg Bricker was, to say the least, skeptical when his learned from incumbent Mayor Ryan Stovall that he had won the race in last week’s general election. Monitoring incomplete results on the Columbiana County Board of Elections website, Bricker answered his phone to...

What’s Coming in Impeachment: The Inquiry Goes Public

WASHINGTON (AP) — For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine whether President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden’s family and the 2016 U.S. presidential election all while the […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine whether President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden's family and the 2016 U.S....

Mayor, Betras Back Biden for Democratic Nomination

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown and David Betras, former chairman of the Mahoning County Democratic Party, are backing former Vice President Joe Biden in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. The mayor and former party official are among 20 current and former elected officials and community leaders from across the state that […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mayor Jamael Tito Brown and David Betras, former chairman of the Mahoning County Democratic Party, are backing former Vice President Joe Biden in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. The mayor and former party official are among 20 current and former elected officials and community leaders...

Too Soon to Gauge Fallout from Impeachment Vote

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s vote Thursday authorizing the U.S. House of Representatives to formalize its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump might not affect his re-election bid next year, but could be a bigger factor beyond 2020, a Youngstown State University political scientist speculates. Ryan, D-13 Ohio, is among 232 Democrats who […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s vote Thursday authorizing the U.S. House of Representatives to formalize its impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump might not affect his re-election bid next year, but could be a bigger factor beyond 2020, a Youngstown State University political scientist speculates. Ryan, D-13 Ohio,...

Johnson Joins SCIF Protest, Calls Inquiry ‘Bogus Scam’

By Lisa Solley SALEM, Ohio – Calling the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump a “bogus sham,” U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson joined other House Republicans in decrying the process in which a bipartisan committee is interviewing witnesses behind closed doors. Johnson, R-6 Ohio, was among House Republicans who disrupted proceedings...

Trump, Ryan Duel on Twitter

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald Trump jabbed at U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan the day after the congressman announced that he was dropping his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.  Ryan, D-13 Ohio, had announced Thursday that he was ending his bid for his party’s nomination, citing fundraising challenges.  That prompted Trump to respond on […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – President Donald Trump jabbed at U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan the day after the congressman announced that he was dropping his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.  Ryan, D-13 Ohio, had announced Thursday that he was ending his bid for his party’s nomination, citing fundraising challenges.  That...

Money Leads Ryan to Drop Presidential Bid

POLAND, Ohio – Money, or rather the lack there of, led U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan to drop his longshot bid for the Democratic nomination for president, the congressman acknowledged Thursday afternoon.  Ryan, D-13 Ohio, met with reporters outside the U.S. Route 224 Starbucks on his way home for Washington, having announced around 12:30 p.m. he […]

POLAND, Ohio – Money, or rather the lack there of, led U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan to drop his longshot bid for the Democratic nomination for president, the congressman acknowledged Thursday afternoon.  Ryan, D-13 Ohio, met with reporters outside the U.S. Route 224 Starbucks on his way home for Washington, having...

Ryan Ends His Democratic Presidential Campaign

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan today announced via tweet and a video to his supporters that he is dropping out of the Democratic race for the 2020 presidential nomination. Ryan said after seven months on the campaign trail, he would be returning to Ohio to seek reelection to the House of Representatives. “I […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan today announced via tweet and a video to his supporters that he is dropping out of the Democratic race for the 2020 presidential nomination. Ryan said after seven months on the campaign trail, he would be returning to Ohio to seek reelection to...

Pelosi Moves on Drug Prices Despite Falling-Out with Trump

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is plowing ahead with her bill to allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices despite a breakdown in relations with her chief bargaining partner on the issue — President Donald Trump. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has estimated the legislation would save Medicare […]

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is plowing ahead with her bill to allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices despite a breakdown in relations with her chief bargaining partner on the issue — President Donald Trump. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has estimated...