Articles About national politics

  • Views from the street— How presidential were candidates?

    The News asked Yellow Springs residents to weigh in on the first presidential debate held on Oct. 3 in Denver, and the vice presidential debate held in Danville, Ky., on Oct. 11.

  • Mike DeWine visits YSHS— Native son faces local heat

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine told Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School students to be independent thinkers and sparred with them over the gay marriage issue at an assembly last week. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine returned last week to his alma mater, Yellow Springs High School, and shared with students his opinions on gay marriage, abortion and President Obama.

  • Winter weather does not deter war protestors

    The Saturday war protesters continue their weekly peace vigil.

  • 2010 Yellow Springs Election Results—Democrats win the village, lose Ohio

    While Democratic Governor Ted Strickland came out on the losing end of a tight statewide race, in Yellow Springs he was king, the choice of nine out of 10 local voters. Unfortunately for Strickland, the state did not follow the lead of the village.

  • Filmmakers strike a nerve with D.C. ‘Tea Party’ march video

    “We knew when we were putting it up that if it had a certain quality and speed, it might get attention,” Whiteside said.

  • Well, it’s official: Obama Springs

    Barack Obama

    To the surprise of absolutely no one, Yellow Springs voters went overwhelmingly for Democrat Barack Obama in the presidential election last Tuesday, Nov. 4, with Obama receiving 10 votes for every one vote cast for Republican John McCain.

  • Barack Obama elected nation’s 44th president

    Barack Obama

    For once, Yellow Springs voters were smack dab in the middle of the mainstream in their choice of a presidential candidate. While specific numbers of village votes cast for Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain were not available by publication deadline…

  • Yellow Springs candidates fall short of election victory

    The three Yellow Springs hopefuls running for office fell short of their goals on Election Day. Yellow Springs resident Sharen Neuhardt fought hard but lost her race as 7th District Congressional representative to her opponent and longtime Republican politician Steve Austria.

  • Felders are ‘somebodies’ at the Democratic convention

    Betty and Jim Felder returned home recntly after having served as volunteers at the Democratic National Convention.

    Short of being a delegate, how do people get to participate in such a momentous and, in this case, history making event as the recent Democratic National Convention? To local couple Jim and Betty Felder, the answer was simple — volunteer.

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