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The ACLU said Michele Reagan needs to more quickly update the address of voters who’ve moved, so they can cast ballots in November. Reagan says that’s happening, but won’t be done this year.
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An analysis by the state shows Medicaid expansion has cut in half the number of uninsured Ohioans. Most recipients said the expansion made it easier to find work and care for their families.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh met Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, a swing vote in his confirmation, who said their more than two hour session covered abortion, executive power and other issues.
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Cohen, who described himself in past as Trump's "pit bull," became well known for his elbow-throwing and sometimes full-on threats as he worked to move the ball forward for Trump or protect him.
Nearly a year after Hurricane Irma, Florida Keys workers who prop up its tourist economy are still struggling to find affordable housing for residents displaced by the storm.