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Laid-off workers are scoring early wins in lawsuits against GOP governors attempting to cut off federal jobless aid

Jobless workers in Indiana and Maryland racked up early court wins to restore federal unemployment. "I think it certainly has the potential to start more cases," one expert said of the litigation. A lawyer who brought a similar case in Ohio said he may even go after the state for damages. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jobless workers in Ohio are the latest group to push back in court against Republican governors cutting off their federal benefits early.Federal benefits in the state wound down on June 26, months ahead of their scheduled expiration in September. A new lawsuit representing three Ohio workers claims the ...
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GOP Senate candidate Josh Mandel’s staffers quit over toxic workplace allegedly caused by finance director he’s dating: report

At least two staffers on Ohio Senate candidate Josh Mandel's campaign quit because of toxic behavior on his campaign allegedly created by his finance director whom he is dating, according to a report from the Columbus Dispatch. According to the report, two of three fundraisers who recently quit the GOP candidate's campaign did so because Rachel Wilson, his campaign finance director, created a toxic environment that allegedly included her berating the staffers in front of other people and forcing them to work 12- hour days, two sources told the Dispatch.Mandel's campaign manager Scott Guthrie told the Dispatch that Wilson and Mandel had been dating since November 2020. He declined to comment to the D...
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Trump mocks army generals who care more about being’woke’ than’fighting enemies’

Trump said military leaders were more concerned about being "woke" than "fighting enemies." In his first rally post-White House, Trump branded military leaders as "weak and ineffective." His comments come after top military officials voiced their support for critical race theory. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump mocked "woke" military generals and critical race theory on Saturday as he addressed thousands of supporters at this first post-White House rally in Wellington, Ohio.The former president accused the country's "weak and ineffective" military of becoming more concerned about being politically correct ...
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Trump blasts GOP Rep. Anthony Gonzalez, who voted for impeachment, as’a grandstanding RINO’ and’a disgrace’ to Ohio

Trump blasted GOP. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez for his impeachment vote following the Jan. 6 riot. The former president gave a speech in support of Max Miller, a former White House aide running against the congressman. Trump derided Gonzalez as "the candidate of Liz Cheney." Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. When the House impeached former President Donald Trump for his role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, 10 Republicans crossed over to join Democrats in the highly consequential vote.Rep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio, a two-term lawmaker who represents a conservative Midwestern district, was one of those Republicans.Trump h...
25 GOP-led states and one Democratic state are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here are the 26 states making the cut this summer.
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25 GOP-led states and one Democratic state are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here are the 26 states making the cut this summer.

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey. ...