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Senator Rob Portman (R)
Washington, DC: Phone: 202-224-3353.
Columbus Office: Phone: 614-469-6774
Washington, DC: (202) 224-2315
Columbus Office: (614) 469-2083
Rep. Steve Stivers, (R)
Washington, DC Office: 202-225-2015
Lancaster Office: (740) 654-2654
123 South Broad Street Suite 235 Lancaster, OH 43130
Pickerington Indivisible group, meeting at the Brookview Condominiums clubhouse. 7PM 4th Tuesday. This was formerly the Pickerington Stronger Together Group.
Lancaster Indivisible Group, meeting at OU Lancaster. Room 402 Brasee Hall. Was Lancaster Stronger Together.
Pancakes and Politics
Pancakes and Politics - Coffee and Pancakes at HQ
Executive Committee Meeting
Our next meeting of the executive committee of the Fairfield County Democrats is Thursday April 20 at 7PM. Meeting is at Headquarters, 118N. Columbus st. in Lancaster.
Open thread for night owls. Survey finds majority of voters horrified by Trump's proposed budget
Here’s Nika Knight at CommonDreams looking at the new Quinnipiac poll: Trump Budget Horrifies Majority of Voters, Poll Finds Most Americans don't want Elmo to get fired. They also don't want enormous funding cuts to medical research, after-school and summer programs, new road and transit...
Trump narrowly won North Carolina, but the GOP's legislative gerrymanders gave them huge majorities
Daily Kos Elections’ project to calculate the 2016 presidential results for every state legislative seat in the nation hits North Carolina, one of the worst gerrymanders anywhere. You can find our master list of states here, which we'll be updating as we add new states; you can also find all...
Nuts & Bolts: the guide to a Democratic campaign. What can special elections teach us?
Welcome back, Saturday Campaign D-I-Y’ers! For those who tune in, welcome to the Nuts & Bolts of a Democratic campaign. Each week, we discuss issues that help drive successful campaigns. If you’ve missed prior diaries, please visit our group or follow Nuts & Bolts Guide. With only...
A Jazz Master Gunned Down in Public
The documentary I Called Him Morgan tells the story of Lee Morgan, an ace trumpeter and Dizzy Gillespie protg who was gunned down by his girlfriend at a Manhattan jazz club.
Finding Jesus' Scrotum in Turin Shroud
The question of Jesus' gender hasn't always been a settled issue.
Watch Trump Call Obamacare Repeal "So Easy"
After a week of emergency meetings and last-minute attempts to unify their party, Republican leaders pulled their Obamacare repeal bill from the House floor Friday when it became clear they didn't have enough support to pass. The decision comes as a major defeat for President Donald Trump, who...
Kansas Republicans Just Defied Donald Trump and Voted to Expand Medicaid
On the same day the House was supposed to pass a bill dismantling Medicaid, Kansas Republicans took a big step toward expanding the program in their state. In a voice vote Thursday morning, a committee in the Kansas Senate approved legislation that would enable the state to take advantage of an...
Athens Messenger Goes To School For A Day
The Governor stirred up a hornet’s nest when he proposed that teachers be required to serve an externship in a business as a part of the license renewal process. One response was the introduction of HB 129 to require the Governor to serve 40 hours in school districts each of the next two...
Amicus: Gorsuch Grins, Says Nothing
Listen to Episode 64 of Slate’s Amicus:
The Thinx Twice Edition
Listen to Episode No. 150 of Slate Money
A True Republican Health-Care Unraveling
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik House Speaker Paul Ryan pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017. The following article, which appears in the Spring 2017 issue of The American Prospect under the title “The Republican Health-Care Unraveling:...
The Perils of P3s
Stockr/Shutterstock The next big thing in American infrastructure investment is public-private partnerships. Although private companies have long played a key role in designing and constructing public projects, federal and state officials increasingly view the private sector as the...
Trump was right after all about the Obama administration wiretaps
OPINION | The curious thing about President Trump is that his method and language in communications often mask legitimate issues or concerns.
Trump threatens to leave ObamaCare in place if repeal bill fails
President Trump warned House Republicans on Thursday that he will leave ObamaCare in place unless they approve legislation to repeal and replace it.Trump officials meeting with the House GOP conference said Trump i...