The GOP's Likely Win in Super-Close Ohio Election Is Still Very Bad News for Them

Democrats were hopeful that candidate Danny O’Connor could win the special election in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District on Tuesday night, where he ran against Trump-endorsed Republican Troy Balderson. The seat opened up when Republican incumbent Rep. Pat Tiberi resigned to join the private sector. Winning it would…

Ohio Republican Wisely Insults a Large Chunk of His District Right Before Very Close Election

Ohio state Senator Troy Balderson is running as the Republican in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District special election today. At most points over the past hundred years, this would mean that he was virtually entitled to the seat. But it’s hard to be the Republican candidate in special elections these days—Balderson is…

Undercover ICE Officer Reportedly Lured Workers at Ohio Garden Store with Donuts Before Massive Raid 

A plainclothes federal officer walked into an Ohio gardening store early Tuesday and allegedly lured workers to gather themselves by offering free donuts. Splinter has obtained a video recording of a 17-year-old worker describing the incident. She said a man carrying three boxes of donuts entered the store and claimed…