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During a recent lunch hour in Springfield, Va., a medical assistant named Angela walked into a branch of Advance America at a strip mall and asked for a loan. She'd borrow $300 and promise to pay it back within 30 days, with an additional $73 in interest and fees.

This loan would help cover a family trip to New York, said Angela, who asked NPR not to use her last name for privacy reasons. She says she prefers payday loans because she doesn't trust herself with credit cards and she would rather not approach her family for help.

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In his gubernatorial campaign last year, Republican Mike DeWine accusedDemocratic opponent Rich Cordray of planning to raise taxes.

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Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has defeated Democrat Rich Cordray in the gubernatorial race. 

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Since President Trump took office, thousands of Ohio women have been rallying at the White House and the Statehouse. 

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In nearly every election, the economy is considered the top issue.  

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Education is a major issue in the gubernatorial race. 

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A new poll shows Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine and Democratic candidate Rich Cordray are running neck-and-neck. 

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In the third and final gubernatorial debate of 2018 last night, the two major-party candidates sparred in Cleveland over health insurance for people with pre-existing conditions and other issues. 

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New campaign finance reports for September show this year's gubernatorial race will be the most expensive in Ohio history. 

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750 doctors say they're endorsing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray. 

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Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray held the first of three planned gubernatorial debates on Wednesday in Dayton. 

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray says Ohio's public school system is in decline compared with others nationwide. 

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The gubernatorial campaigns of Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray are hoping to reach people watching Hurricane Florence coverage. 

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Republican Ohio Attorney General and gubernatorial nominee Mike DeWine is opposing a November ballot issue aimed at reducing sentences for non-violent drug crimes, saying it would worsen the the state's opioid epidemic. 

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The latest fundraising numbers show Ohio's gubernatorial race could be the most expensive in state history. 

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The two major-party gubernatorial candidates will debate three times this fall. 

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Republican gubernatorial nominee Mike DeWine has unveiled his new education plan, which includes cutting the amount of state standardized testing.  

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The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray says former President Obama will campaign for Ohio Democrats at a rally in Cleveland next Thursday. 

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Ohio's Democratic lieutenant governor candidate is adding her voice to thes adding her voice to the #MeToo movement, sharing details of alleged abuse that led to her then-husband's arrest in the 1980s. 

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray has unveiled a workforce development and job creation plan. 

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine has unveiled a workforce development plan focusing on public-private partnerships while shutting down what he says are regulations that hurt businesses. 

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The head of Ohio's government TV channel says Democratic gubernatorial nominee Richard Cordray shouldn't be using its footage in campaign ads. 

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Campaign finance records show Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine has nearly twice as much money in the bank as Democratic opponent Rich Cordray. 

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray says the state needs to repair its infrastructure, ensure statewide broadband access and invest in public transportation. 

Democrats on the powerful Senate Banking Committee said Kathy Kraninger is not qualified to be the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the agency the White House has nominated her to run.

Republicans at her nomination hearing Thursday said her management experience at the White House Office of Management and Budget qualifies her for the job.

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The Republican gubernatorial candidate says he's had a plan to keep Medicaid expansion in the state. 

For the first time, Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine is clearly stating he would keep Medicaid expansion in the state. 

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Republican and Democratic gubernatorial candidates Mike DeWine and Rich Cordray have released plans for how to help children succeed. 

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Ohio Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine has released what he says is a plan to invest in Ohio's children, families and future. 

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A new statewide poll shows the gubernatorial race is currently a tie. 

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