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Ohio State reached an unspecified settlement with nearly half of the roughly 350 men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by a team doctor who was jokingly known among some athletes by nicknames like “Dr. Jelly Paws.” 

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A former Ohio State University wrestler is the latest person to accuse Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan of failing to stop sexual abuse by team doctor Richard Strauss.  

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One of the men alleging sexual abuse by now-dead Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss says he has filed two related complaints with the State Medical Board of Ohio.  

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Many U.S. House Republicans, including Ohio's Jim Jordan, have wrongfully claimed that Ukraine, not Russia, interfered in the 2016 presidential election. 

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Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, is doubling down on his defense of President Trump as well as Rudy Giuliani's role in the Ukraine controversy amid the impeachment inquiry.

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Donald Trump apparently blessed the meeting his son held with a Russian delegation to get dirt on opponents in 2016 and welcomed advance word of efforts by WikiLeaks to disrupt the election, his former lawyer told Congress.

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White House senior advisor Stephen Miller says President Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border. 

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The whistleblower who helped spur an investigation into alleged, decades-old sexual abuse by an Ohio State team doctor has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor telecommunications harassment charge in a tangentially related case.   

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House Republicans elected top leaders Wednesday to oversee their transformation from an ideologically diverse majority power to an increasingly conservative minority in the next session of Congress.

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Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan is planning to run for U.S. House minority leader.  

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The first former Ohio State University athlete to report allegations of sexual misconduct against a former team doctor has been sentenced on an unrelated criminal charge.  

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Ohio State University has been billed about 1.5 million dollars and counting for the investigation into the late former team doctor accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other men. 

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Former UFC champion Mark Coleman says he's one of the victims of the late Ohio State team doctor Richard Strauss, who's been accused of sexual misconduct by more than 100 former athletes.

cnn.com

President Trump turned his wrath on basketball superstar LeBron James Friday night, and Republican Ohio Governor John Kaisch is among those coming to the defense of the Akron native.

Associated Press

Two former Ohio State wrestlers are sharing text messages they received asking them to walk back their statements against Ohio Republican congressman Jim Jordan.  

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, announced Thursday that he will run for the job of speaker of the House, challenging the current speaker Paul Ryan's hand-picked successor, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

Jordan is a member of the ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus, which filed articles of impeachment Wednesday against Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.

Jordan's announcement:

More than 100 former student athletes have reported "firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct" committed by Ohio State University physician Richard Strauss nearly two decades ago, the school announced on Friday.

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Democratic U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan should have known about allegations the Ohio State University wrestlers he coached were abused by their team doctor two decades ago. 

House Republicans and outside conservative groups are rallying around Ohio GOP Rep. Jim Jordan as he fights off allegations that he was aware that the Ohio State team doctor was sexually abusing wrestlers more than 20 years ago — back when Jordan was an assistant coach.

Personal scandals often end political careers on Capitol Hill, but so far, House Republicans are rallying to Jordan's side, including House Speaker Paul Ryan — the man whose job Jordan hopes to take.

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An Urbana native and University of Wisconsin wrestler died in a vehicle crash in Illinois last week. 

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A law firm representing Ohio State University says an investigative team unsuccessfully sought an interview with Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan about sexual abuse allegations two decades ago. 

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan, one of the most powerful conservatives in Congress, has denied reports that he ignored the alleged sexual abuse of athletes while he worked as an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State University more than 20 years ago.

Allegations that Jordan was aware of sexual misconduct, and explicitly was informed of specific incidents of alleged assault by the wrestling team's doctor, first surfaced in an NBC news story on Tuesday.

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Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan is considering a run for Speaker of the U.S. House. 

Associated Press

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he was not hurt Wednesday when the chartered Amtrack train carrying him and other GOP lawmakers to a policy retreat in West Virginia hit a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia.