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Ohio Debates Are Off After Republicans Decide to Pass
Republicans Skip Ohio Debates

Republicans Skip Ohio Debates

Democratic candidates for Senate, governor accept invitations

(Newser) - An independent commission in Ohio canceled a pair of debates in the state's races for governor and US Senate on Wednesday because the Republican candidates declined to participate. The Ohio Debate Commission expressed disappointment that neither GOP Gov. Mike DeWine nor Republican Senate nominee JD Vance accepted their invitations—...

In Tuesday Primaries, 2 Races Are Trump Tests

Former president backing Alex Mooney in West Virginia and Charles Herbster in Nebraska

(Newser) - It's another primary day in America, and much of the attention is again focused on a man whose name is not on any ballot—Donald Trump. Candidates backed by the former president—notably Ohio Senate hopeful JD Vance —did well in last week's primaries in Ohio and...

Ohio Votes in Hard-Fought GOP Senate Primary
JD Vance Wins Hard-Fought
GOP Primary in Ohio

JD Vance Wins Hard-Fought GOP Primary in Ohio

Race was seen as a test of Trump's endorsement power

(Newser) - This story has been updated with election results. The AP has called the hard-fought Ohio Republican US Senate primary for JD Vance. The race, one of the most contentious and closely watched Senate primaries in the country, was seen as an early referendum on Donald Trump's hold on the...

Clash Between Trump, Club for Growth Is Escalating

Influential group calls out ex-president in latest ad in Ohio Senate primary race

(Newser) - Donald Trump has split with the conservative anti-tax Club for Growth in Ohio's messy GOP Senate primary and the feud is escalating, CNN reports. The group, which supports former state treasurer Josh Mandel, has refused Trump's requests to stop airing an ad attacking Hillbilly Elegy author JD Vance,...

Ohio Republicans Are Trying to Stop a Trump Endorsement
To Dismay of Many,
Trump Makes His Pick in Ohio

To Dismay of Many, Trump Makes His Pick in Ohio

Ohio Republicans wanted former president to pick somebody other than JD Vance

(Newser) - Update: Despite a last-minute pitch against this very thing by dozens of GOP leaders in Ohio, former President Trump on Friday endorsed Hillbilly Elegy author JD Vance in the state's crowded Republican Senate primary. He described Vance as "the candidate most qualified and ready to win in November"...

Vets Demand Apology After Tense Clash in GOP Debate

2 Senate candidates in Ohio almost came to blows

(Newser) - A near-physical altercation in the Republican primary for US Senate in Ohio led to a demand Monday from some military veterans that one candidate apologize for saying a rival who did two tours in Iraq never served in the private sector and didn't know anything about business. The heated...

Hillbilly Elegy Author Slams Childless Liberals

JD Vance says Democrats have 'no physical commitment' to country's future

(Newser) - Hillbilly Elegy author JD Vance continues to make headlines as he campaigns for a Senate seat. This time, Vance, who is running to replace Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio when he retires, had harsh words for Democrats who don't have kids, the Federalist reports. The "childless left,...

Hillbilly Elegy Author Now Regrets Bashing Trump

JD Vance, now a Senate candidate, says he was wrong about the 'good president'

(Newser) - JD Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy, has announced his bid to replace retiring Republican Sen. Rob Portman in Ohio's 2022 Senate election, and is now walking back past criticism of former President Trump. "Like a lot of people, I criticized Trump back in 2016," the Republican venture...

Republican Senator Says He Won't Seek Reelection

Ohio's Rob Portman is leaving; will 'Hillbilly Elegy' author JD Vance replace him?

(Newser) - Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio said Monday he won't seek reelection in 2022 and plans to end a career in federal government spanning more than three decades, per the AP . "It has gotten harder and harder to break through the partisan gridlock and make progress on substantive...

Bestselling Book Makes for an 'Almost Laughably Bad' Movie

Critics pan Ron Howard's 'Hillbilly Elegy' as out of touch

(Newser) - Hillbilly Elegy, the bestselling memoir from JD Vance about the struggles of poor white communities, was heralded as a must-read for understanding the political divide in America upon its release in 2016. Hillbilly Elegy, the new movie adaptation from Netflix, written by The Shape of Water's Vanessa Taylor and...

An Old Friend Tops Amazon's Bestselling Books of 2016

'Harry Potter and the Extremely Good-Selling Book'

(Newser) - Amazon has released its list of the top 20 bestselling books of 2016, a year in which a new Harry Potter story was released, so the top spot shouldn't be a surprise to anyone. “The power of Potter is still strong, and readers of all ages can’t...

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