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  Biden orders review of domestic extremism threat in US

FBI Director Chris Wray has said that, over the last year, the most lethal violence has come from anti-government activists, such as anarchists and militia-types.

‘Gang of Five’: Council committee seeks legal opinion whether to release more secret texts

  Bomb threat called into Supreme Court, all-clear given

2 Ohio National Guard members flagged by FBI, removed from inauguration

Beshear vetoes multiple bills meant to limit executive power during pandemic

‘Gang of Five’: Vice Mayor calls on city to release more secret texts

Armed protesters gather outside Ky. capitol

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  Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear proposes quick virus aid in budget plan

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for President Trump’s removal

Mitch McConnell votes ‘to respect the people’s decision’

Former Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory may run for mayor in 2021

Rand Paul on Biden victory: ‘The fraud happened’

Franklin Graham: History will remember Trump as one of the great presidents of our nation

Complaint filed against political action committee feds say P.G. Sittenfeld used as slush fund

The Ohio Elections Commission tells us they plan to address the complaint in February.

‘Ohio’s voice was heard’: State’s 18 Electoral College votes cast for President Trump

President Donald Trump won Ohio with 53% of the overall vote.

What happened to the Cincinnati Council class of 2017?

Only one council member from the class of 2017 would be an incumbent in the 2021 council election

‘Gang of Five’ special prosecutor: Investigation still open

Patrick Hanley, a former federal prosecutor, won't say, however, if anyone will be charged or if a grand jury is going

Councilman Chris Seelbach ‘exploring run for Mayor of Cincinnati’

Judge Ralph ‘Ted’ Winkler to appoint second temporary member to council

AP sources: Biden to name Ohio Rep. as HUD secretary

Cecil Thomas to run for Cincinnati mayor

‘Utterly irresponsible’: Ohio attorney general reacts to ad calling for martial law, new presidential election

Will Juneteenth become a paid, state holiday in Ohio? Senate passes bill, now headed to House

Ohio officially certifies general election results; state saw record turnout of 74%

Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose officially certified Ohio’s 2020 general election results on Friday morning.

‘I intend to keep fighting these false allegations,’ P.G. Sittenfeld says in video statement

Sittenfeld is accused of taking $40,000 in bribes that went into a political action committee (PAC) that he secretly controlled.

Portman takes part in COVID-19 trial in Cincinnati

Republican Rob Portman says he hopes to encourage more people to volunteer for the vaccine studies.

  Time ‘to consider’ Joe Biden as President-elect, Gov. DeWine says

Gov. Mike DeWine told CNN Thursday it is now time to consider Joe Biden as the President-elect.

Boone County Sheriff’s Office explains footage thought to show bags of discarded ballots

The sheriff’s office called the assertion “false" and offered a statement to "eliminate any further speculation."

Trump won Ohio and Kentucky. What happens next with the Electoral College?

Americans don’t elect the president. They elect people who elect the president, our partners at the Cincinnati Enquirer said.

Impromptu celebration for Joe Biden held in Washington Park

Attendees were asked to wear masks, practice social distancing, and “be ready to celebrate.”

  Hamilton Co. Board of Elections preps for final count

Ohio’s final results must be in by Dec. 14.

  Tight race for Bromley City Council could come down to a coin toss

“I think it’s crazy that that actually happens, but hey, it’s 2020, so anything could happen."

  Peaceful protest Downtown over presidential election

The demonstrators say they organized over fears President Trump will not concede despite an electoral defeat.

  Charmaine McGuffey wins race to become next Hamilton County Sheriff

The Democrat becomes the first openly gay sheriff in Hamilton County's history.

President Trump wins Ohio, KY, IN, AP reports

President Trump won all three states in the Tri-State area.

  Long-time Rep. Steve Chabot wins another term in office

Chabot's eight-point victory Tuesday was twice as large as the four-point win he earned over Aftab Pureval in 2018.

  Ky. Sen. Mitch McConnell wins reelection bid for seventh term

McConnell cruised past challenger Amy McGrath in a race that figured to be tighter than the final outcome showed.

  Clermont County voter gets shocking news when voting Tuesday

The man was able to vote after the issue was looked into.

Driver able to cast ballot after crashing into Ohio polling location

No one inside the location nor the driver was hurt, according to Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose.

Police warn of scam call advising Ohioans to ‘hold off’ on voting until Wednesday due to long lines

The Akron Police Department warned Ohio voters about a scam call circulating throughout the state on Election Day.

  Election 2020: When will we know who wins Ohio?

Ohioans could learn who carries the state in the 2020 presidential election by Tuesday night. It could also take weeks.

  Know before you vote: Election Day in the Tri-State

Here is everything you need to know before voting on Election Day.

EXPLAINER: Calling a race is tricky: How AP does it

In the 2020 U.S. general election, The Associated Press will declare winners in more than 7,000 races – starting with the White House and reaching down the ballot to every seat in every state legislature.

  Safety measures being taken in case of civil unrest on Election Night

Barricades have been put in place around the courthouse and Justice Center in Hamilton County.

  Early voting period comes to an end as Election Day nears

At least 79,000 people voted early in Hamilton County alone.

Joe Biden coming to Ohio in final hours of campaign

The former vice president has chosen to make Ohio one of his last stops in the 2020 presidential campaign.

Millions of Tri-State absentee ballots still not returned

Election Day is now just four days away.

Ohio native and golf legend Jack Nicklaus issues endorsement for President Trump

Jack Nicklaus said he has “learned to look past” President Donald Trump’s tweets while officially endorsing him over Democratic candidate former Vice President Joe Biden.

Trump, Biden hit battleground Pennsylvania amid pandemic

The final days of the campaign are crystalizing the starkly different approaches Trump and Biden have taken to address the worst public health crisis in a century — with risks for each candidate.

Early vote total exceeds 2016; GOP chips at Dems' advantage

The number of people casting an early ballot in the presidential election now surpasses those who voted early during all of 2016.

Battleground postal delays persist with mail voting underway

The delays are a worrisome sign for voters who still have not returned their absentee ballots.

AP FACT CHECK: Falsehoods and fumbles in Trump-Biden debate

A look at how their statements from Nashville, Tennessee, stack up with the facts.

Trump says Fauci is ‘terrific guy’ but not ‘team player’

Trump’s strained relationship with Fauci has political overtones as the president defends his record on the coronavirus just two weeks before Election Day.

  Trump ‘running angry,’ attacks polls, press and Dr. Fauci

One week since returning to the campaign trail, where his handling of the pandemic is a central issue to voters, Trump blasted his government’s own scientists for their criticism of his performance.

Judge puts Wisconsin capacity limit order back into effect

Wisconsin last week set new daily records for positive coronavirus cases, deaths and hospitalizations.

  Early voting 'numbers boom’ at Hamilton County Board of Elections despite rainy weather, leaders say

A little bit of rainy weather did not stop voters from casting their ballots Monday.

  Tri-State postal worker investigated for alleged Facebook comment

An internal investigation found no mail was destroyed or tampered with.

Hamilton shutting portion of road to aid early voting

A portion of a Hamilton road will be blocked off during early voting hours starting Friday, Oct. 16.

  Ivanka Trump rallies supporters in ‘Get Out The Vote’ event in Cincinnati

Ivanka emphasized the work President Trump has done since taking the Oval Office.

Ivanka Trump making campaign stop in Ault Park Friday

Trump’s campaign stop will come 18 days before the Nov. 3 general election.

Early in-person voting triples in OH, absentee requests breaking records

With Election Day only 20 days away, Ohio residents are showing up to vote early in record numbers.

Ivanka Trump announces campaign stop in Cincinnati

Trump's stop in the Queen City will come 18 days before the Nov. 3 general election in which Ohio again figures to play a decisive role.

Election 2020: Why does the order of candidates change on Ohio ballots?

If you have talked with others who have voted already in Ohio, you might have discovered all ballots are not the same.

  Early voting begins in Kentucky: What you need to know before you go to the polls

Voting in 2020 is confusing. We've got all the deadlines, applications, locations, hours and rules

County in Ohio says nearly 50,000 voters received wrong ballots

With about 240,000 ballots mailed, that meant one in five voters received a wrong ballot.

Gov. DeWine says he is 'very happy to be voting for Donald Trump’

Oho Gov. Mike DeWine expressed his continued support for President Donald Trump in remarks made during Thursday’s COVID-19 briefing.

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from Pence and Harris VP debate

Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris tussled Wednesday in the first and only vice presidential debate before the Nov. 3 election, coming as the coronavirus sidelined President Donald Trump at the White House.

‘Red Sweater Guy’ Ken Bone shares thoughts on 2020 presidential race

He became an overnight sensation following his question during the second presidential debate of 2016 as an undecided voter, but Ken Bone is now sharing his thoughts on the 2020 race.

  Early voting underway in Ohio, Indiana: What you need to know

Voting in 2020 is confusing. We've got all the deadlines, applications, locations, hours and rules

Biden aims to expand map as Trump recovers from coronavirus

The Democratic presidential nominee made his second trip to Florida in a little over two weeks on Monday.

Ohio elections chief: No off-site ballot drop boxes

County boards of elections can have more than one ballot drop box, but they must be located at the board offices.

  Election 2020: How, when and where to vote in the Tri-State

Voting in 2020 is confusing. We've got all the deadlines, applications, locations, hours and rules you need to do it right.

Gov. DeWine declares ‘Day of Prayer’ for president, first lady

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted have proclaimed Sunday as a Day of Prayer for the president and first lady.

  GOP seeks to call off Senate work, but not Barrett hearings

Positive tests among lawmakers have raised fears of virus outbreak.

  Trump’s age, health woes raise his risk for COVID-19 illness

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump, who also tested positive, “are both well at this time” and plan to remain at the White House while recovering and being closely monitored, according to a statement from his physician, Dr. Sean Conley.

Ohio voter registration closes October 5

The deadline is fast approaching to register to vote in the general election.

  President Trump, Biden set to take stage in Ohio for first debate

The debate will begin at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Gov. DeWine on President Trump: ‘I think he’s going to win this time in Ohio’

The governor of Ohio said he believes the 2020 election will end the same way voting did in 2016: With a Republican victory for President Donald Trump.

Anheuser-Busch makes donation to help Ohio voters stay safe on Election Day

Anheuser-Busch started producing hand sanitizer earlier this year when the need for it became urgent due to COVID-19.

Ohio National Guard activated for the presidential debate in Cleveland

The debate will be held Sept. 29.

  Motion not to defund Cincinnati Police Department fails, flag motion passes

It was a narrow vote, but in the end, City Council voted against the motion.