Jane Timken

The former state health director who became the face of Ohio's early pandemic response says she will not make a bid for a Republican-held U.S. Senate seat in the state.


Both of the announced Republican candidates in Ohio's U.S. Senate race are on the air with TV ads.

The Republican U.S. Senate primary in Ohio may be getting a little more crowded.  

Jo Ingles

Earlier this week, former President Donald Trump chastised Ohio Congressman Anthony Gonzales for voting to impeach him and praised his announced primary opponent, Max Miller. And other Republicans have called for Gonzales to step down. But as Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles reports, at least one top Republican is backing Gonzales. 

Republicans have their first official candidate for the 2022 US Senate race.  Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports former state treasurer Josh Mandel is launching his third try at that office.

Statehouse News Bureau

A big development in the upcoming race fo US Senate in 2022, with Republican incumbent Rob Portman saying he's no longer running.  Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports one high profile possible candidate is out.

The Ohio Republican Party's governing body has withdrawn its endorsement of a state House candidate.

The Ohio Republican Party chair has asked an Ohio House candidate to withdraw from the March primary because he had an account on an online site that encourages extramarital affairs.

Statehouse security has asked a Republican state lawmaker to stay home after her controversial Facebook post.  


A Highland Hills pastor says he has received death threats after his criticism of President Trump reached Congress.  

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor’s official announcement last week that she’s running to succeed Governor John Kasich rounds out the 2018 GOP gubernatorial field at four.

Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor backed President-Elect Trump's pick for chair of the state Republican party over the sitting chair, who was supported by Governor John Kasich.

Jo Ingles

The Ohio Republican Party has a new leader.