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A U.S. M1A2 SEP Abrams battle tank fires live rounds in Pocheon, South Korea.

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A U.S. M1A2 SEP Abrams battle tank fires live rounds in Pocheon, South Korea.

Army Tanking Tanks: General Dynamics Battles for $230 Million

From Bloomberg Government’s Congress Tracker: Emboldened by last year’s success — when Congress agreed to spend $90 million on upgraded battle tanks the Pentagon didn’t want — General Dynamics Corp. is asking for more. The Falls Church, Virginia-based company, is...

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John Kasich, governor of Ohio, center, announces his state's choice for presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 28, 2012.

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John Kasich, governor of Ohio, center, announces his state's choice for presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 28, 2012.

Kasich Hopes to Rejoin ‘Old Dudes’ on TV

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has his sights set on returning to the media when his gig in politics is over. Kasich, a former congressman and Republican presidential candidate in 2000, hosted “Heartland with John Kasich” on Fox News from 2001...

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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, pauses while speaking during a news conference in Washington, D.C.

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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, pauses while speaking during a news conference in Washington, D.C.

Tea Party Group Seeks Boehner Primary Challenger

A Tea Party group is initiating a campaign to oust House Speaker John Boehner from his Ohio congressional district. The Tea Party Leadership Fund PAC is spending $23,200 to produce and air a television ad and $4,767 on polling in...

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Shoppers stop to watch a video screen displayed outside of a Victoria's Secret in Columbus, Ohio.

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Shoppers stop to watch a video screen displayed outside of a Victoria's Secret in Columbus, Ohio.

Victoria’s Secret: Ohio is Appealing

The founder of a company known for push-up brassieres is ready to give Ohio’s image a lift. Les Wexner, founder of Columbus-based L Brands — owners of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works — has signed on for some...

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Texas Governor Rick Perry during a press conference on the sidelines of the Republicans' State Party Convention in Anaheim, California, on Oct. 4, 2013.

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Texas Governor Rick Perry during a press conference on the sidelines of the Republicans' State Party Convention in Anaheim, California, on Oct. 4, 2013.

Perry on Presidential Debate Overhaul: `Hell, Yeah”

John Kasich, governor of Ohio, had a thought today about the way his party conducts presidential debates. The Republicans should “end the stupid way we conduct presidential debates,” he said at the Republican Governors Association meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. “Hell,...

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A Tea Party supporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Oct. 4, 2013.

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A Tea Party supporter on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Oct. 4, 2013.

‘Hall of Shame:’ Exorcising Republicans Leading Party Astray

“It’s not a warm and fuzzy ad.” – Former Rep. Steve LaTourette of Ohio, talking about the ad his Mainstreet Advocacy is airing featuring failed Republican candidates for Senate: Todd Akin of Missouri talking about “legitimate rape,” and Christine O’Donnell...

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A Ken Cuccinelli supporter in Richmond, Virginia, on November 5, 2013.

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A Ken Cuccinelli supporter in Richmond, Virginia, on November 5, 2013.

‘Tea-Party’ Class of Governors Eyed: Democrats See 2014 Openings

Democratic candidates seeking to pick off Republican governors in 2014 need look no further than Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe’s playbook in Virginia for a template for victory, according to the head of the party’s gubernatorial campaign arm. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin,...

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