Bribery trial of ex-Ohio House speaker to begin in earnest


              CORRECTS THAT PLANTS ARE FORMERLY OWNED BY FIRSTENERGY -  Defense attorney Mark Marein, left, walks toward Potter Stewart U.S. Courthouse before jury selection in the federal trial of former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder, Friday, Jan. 20, 2023, in Cincinnati. Householder and former Ohio Republican Party chair Matt Borges are charged with racketeering in an alleged $60 million scheme to pass state legislation to secure a $1 billion bailout for two nuclear power plants formerly owned by Akron, Ohio-based FirstEnergy. Householder and Borges have both pleaded not guilty. (AP Photo/Joshua A. Bickel)
Bribery trial of ex-Ohio House speaker to begin in earnest