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Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland continues to lag in cash as he seeks to unseat Republican incumbent Rob Portman in one of the year's most closely watched U.S. Senate contests.


Like their colleagues, Ohio's two U.S. Senators have partisan takes on whether President Obama should nominate a successor to the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from the city of Cleveland over its formula for taxing visiting professional athletes who  work in the city.

Cleveland city employees with domestic partners are now expected to marry if they want to continue receiving municipal benefits.

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman performed several same-sex weddings in a ceremony Saturday outside city hall to celebrate this month's landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

When the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling on same-sex marriage, many Ohio counties were immediately ready to comply. 

Many counties around the state are already issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples following the Supreme Court’s historic ruling. 

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments over same-sex marriage in Ohio and a few other states on April 28.


Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he’ll continue to fight for the state's same-sex marriage ban even if a federal appeals court strikes it down.

Same-Sex Marriage Ban In Ohio Still Under Challenge

Oct 6, 2014

The US Supreme Court's has rejected appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriage.

The U-S Supreme Court today also rejected the appeal of a Mount Vernon public school science teacher who was fired for promoting the theory of creationism and refusing to remove religious materials from his classroom. 

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether New Albany-based retailer Abercrombie & Fitch's refusal to hire a woman wearing a Muslim headscarf to work in an Oklahoma store was religious discrimination.

SUPCUS Ruling Leaves Future Of Early Voting Unclear

Sep 30, 2014

Ohioans who planned to vote in person today didn’t get that chance because of an order from the U.S. Supreme Court just hours before the voting window was set to open.

SUPCUS Puts Early Voting On Hold

Sep 30, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled early voting in Ohio may not start until next week.

The Supreme Court says an anti-abortion group can challenge an Ohio law that bars people from making false statements about political candidates during a campaign. 


The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on a political free-speech case that began in Ohio.

Portman Backs DOMA Ruling

Jun 28, 2013

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he agrees with the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling striking down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.