Ohio Senate race is a window into how NRA uses its influence

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association pounced when former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate, declared at an AFL-CIO event in Cleveland that the death of conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia "happened at a good time."

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  • Written by By RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press

'Trump slump' in gun sales continues despite control debate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gun store owners called it the "Trump slump." Sales of firearms slowed dramatically after the election of Donald Trump as president in 2016 allayed fears of a Democratic crackdown on gun owners.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press