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Days after President Trump announced he's no longer pushing for a citizenship question on the 2020 census, officials in his administration are now facing allegations of covering up the question's origins.

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An estimated 80 people held a protest at Westerville City Hall Thursday against President Trump's firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. 

The Trump administration is fending off six lawsuits across the country over a citizenship question that has been added to the 2020 census for, officials insist, one primary reason — to get better data on who in the country is and isn't a U.S. citizen.

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Federal indictments have been announced against 19 Columbus gang members, including murder, attempted murder, and drug trafficking charges.   

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President Trump didn't mention U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona during his speech at the Ohio Republican Party's annual state dinner in Columbus on Friday night,  hours after the family of the ailing Republican said he had chosen to discontinue medical treatment for brain cancer. 

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During an appearance in Cleveland yesterday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions outlined three recent enforcement actions taken in response to the nation's opioid crisis.  

Updated at 4:45 p.m. ET

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scrapping Obama-era guidelines that essentially removed marijuana from the list of federal drug enforcement priorities as more states legalized it.

In guidance issued Thursday, Sessions rescinded those policies and instead will permit individual U.S. attorneys to decide how aggressively to go after marijuana in their jurisdictions.

Sessions, a former Alabama senator, has long viewed pot as a public menace and a source of street crime.

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The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is sending law enforcement teams to Cleveland, Cincinnati and cities in four other states to help stop the flow of heroin and synthetic opioids.

Ohio Public Radio

The Justice Department has reversed itself and filed a brief supporting an Ohio voter roll purging case before the U.S. Supreme Court. 

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Democrats are criticizing a plan announced by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to send 12 federal prosecutors to cities dealing with opioid addiction.

Today is the deadline for small medical marijuana cultivators to apply for a state license.

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Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio says he will oppose President-Elect Trump's choice for U.S. Attorney General.