The Clermont County Democratic Party
June 19, 2013
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Security Trumps Justice in Upcoming Manning Trial
Tuesday marked the final day in pretrial hearings in the court martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning. (Credit: Reuters)Prosecutors will proceed with the charge that Pfc. Bradley Manning "aided the enemy" when the trial of the alleged whistleblower commences next week....
Senior White House aides knew about IRS targeting
White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew in late April that an impending report was likely to say the IRS had inappropriately targeted conservative groups, President Barack Obama’s spokesman disclosed Monday, expanding the circle of top officials who knew of...
How Far-Right Activists Like E.W. Jackson Took Over the Virginia GOP
After dropping the last two presidential elections and the last three US Senate races, Virginia Republicans had good reason for optimism heading into this fall's elections: Terry McAuliffe, the former Democratic National Committee chair who bragged about nearly missing his child's birth so he...
We're all still stunned and saddened by the destructive tornadoes that hit Oklahoma yesterday. As the people of Moore and Newcastle grieve and begin the long path to recovery, our thoughts and prayers are with them. Thank you to all the first responders, teachers, and community members who've...
Pillich to take on Mandel for Ohio treasurer
State Rep. Connie Pillich, a Democrat from Montgomery, announced this morning she will take on Republican incumbent Josh Mandel for the Ohio treasurer's office in 2014.Pillich, who represents the 28th Ohio House District in northern Hamilton County, won re-election last year after Republicans in...
What happens next with measure to limit student voting?
State Senator Randy Gardner is telling anyone who will listen that the measure added to the 2-year state budget to crack down on universities that help students vote will be going away. In a committee hearing last week, Gardner, Chair of the Senate Finance Education subcommittee claimed that all...
Jon Husted: ensuring students can vote is “not a priority”
Last month we broke the story of Republicans trying to disenfranchise Ohio college students. The plan, buried in the Ohio House budget, would penalize Ohio universities that provide proof of residency documents to students who live on campus. Without such documentation, many students would...