M.L. Schultze

M.L. Schultze appears in the following:

Before Bernie Sanders, There Was This Socialist Candidate

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Eugene V. Debs, who went to prison for his socialist beliefs, gave a famous speech in Ohio in 1918 urging resistance to the World War I draft.


Ohio Voters Reject Legalized Marijuana

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Ohio voters trounced a state constitutional amendment that would have legalized recreational and medicinal use of marijuana. But the night was not a total loss for marijuana advocates.


Latest Battle Over Legalizing Marijuana Hits The Polls In Ohio

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

If a ballot measure is approved, Ohio could become the fifth state to legalize recreational marijuana. But a dueling initiative could lead to a court fight.


Akron, Ohio, To Hold Fall Election After Long-Serving Mayor Resigns

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Akron, Ohio, had one of the longest serving mayors in the country. Now it's working on selecting its fourth mayor in less than a year after the long-time mayor abruptly resigned.


Cleveland Police Arrest Protesters After Officer's Aquittal

Sunday, May 24, 2015

In Cleveland, residents, protesters and pastors are expressing disappointment following a judge's verdict Saturday acquitting a police officer in the 2012 fatal shooting of two black men.


'Done Fighting This Madness,' Akron Mayor Steps Down

Friday, May 15, 2015

Don Plusquellic is credited with transforming Akron's economy from old industrial to new tech. But he's also been called bombastic and a bully.


Cleveland Police on Trial

Thursday, May 07, 2015

A white Cleveland Police officer faces voluntary manslaughter charges for killing two unarmed black suspects. The city is preparing for protests when the verdict comes down.


For Students In Ohio, A Crib Sheet For Interacting With Police

Friday, February 20, 2015

In Akron, Ohio, some students made a reference card designed to improve relations between the community and police. It offers tips on how to behave — and how to report police misconduct.


In Recruitment Effort, Akron Police Seeks To Mirror The Community

Friday, January 23, 2015

The city's recruitment effort has a very different feel from years past as it tries to attract more diverse candidates. The force is 80 percent white; the population is more than 30 percent black.


Ohio's James Traficant Dies, Days After Accident On Farm

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The Ohio politician whose career included 17 years in Congress and a conviction for bribery has died at age 73. He was critically hurt in a tractor accident earlier this week.


Cleveland to Host 2016 G.O.P. Convention

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

It is official: the Republican party has nominated Cleveland, Ohio to host the 2016 G.O.P. convention. Ohio is a key swing state in presidential elections, and it went to Obama in 2012.


What's Under Youngstown May Help What's On Top

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

City leaders in Youngstown, Ohio, are hoping that by leasing land to drilling companies, they might generate funds to demolish vacant homes and buildings. Some refer to this as "frack...


Three Cleveland Women Missing for Years Found Alive

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Yesterday, three missing women, Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, missing since 2003, 2004 and 2002, respectively, were found alive in a house on Cleveland's West Side. ...


Steubenville Rape Case Fuels Anger, Soul-Searching

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Inside a courthouse in Steubenville, Ohio, a judge is considering whether a 16-year-old girl was so drunk that she couldn't consent to sex with two high school football players. Outsi...


Who Gets Credit for Ohio's Economic Turnaround?

Friday, September 07, 2012

Over the course of the past few years, Ohio has gone from being an economic disaster zone to one of the most employed states in the union. The current state of the Ohio economy is a f...

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Forget the Economy — What Could Really Swing the Election

Thursday, August 16, 2012

After 236 years of democracy, the 15th Amendment, the 19th Amendment, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, you'd think Americans would have voting down to a science. But small battles a...

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Romney Might Have "Finally Found" What He's Looking For With Portman

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

With the National Conventions just around the corner, all week we’re looking at potential vice presidential picks. Today it’s the turn of Rob Portman.

Super Tuesday Results in Ohio, the Ultimate Electoral Bellwether

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Of all the states up for grabs on Super Tuesday, Ohio was the biggest prize. Ohio has long been considered a bellwether in presidential politics. Living in a rust belt state, Ohioans are more concerned about their economic future than ever before, but social issues like abortion and marriage are also near and dear to the Ohio conservatives who showed up at the polls yesterday. So what decided Ohio Republican votes on Super Tuesday this year? What do the Ohio results forecast for the general election? 


Republicans Reps Likely to Return to Close 2008 Districts

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

In 2008, the Obama wave swept across the country, bringing Democrats to districts that had been Republican strongholds for decades. Democrats acquired a 75 vote majority in the House of Representatives; they currently hold the majority of Representatives' seats in 33 states, compared to Republicans' 16 states.

This year, the electoral tide is shifting and all signs point to Republicans taking back the House during today's election. The first districts likely to go Republican will be those former stronghold "swing seats," such as Ohio's 6th and 18th Districts and Colorado's 3rd, 4th, and 7th Districts.


Obama's Ohio Speech: Strong New Proposals, Or Too Little Too Late?

Thursday, September 09, 2010

President Obama gave a sweeping economic address to a handpicked crowd of 800 people near Cleveland, Ohio yesterday… partly to announce several new economic proposals, partly to try to set a new tone for the midterm election campaigns. 

It was his second speech on the economy this week; in it, he proposed $180 billion dollars in new business tax breaks and infrastructure spending, to get businesses spending and hiring again. 

But even if Congress passes the proposals, would they be enough to turn the economy around in a substantial way? And will it do anything to improve fortunes for the Democrats heading into the November 2nd elections?

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