From the daily archives: Thursday, June 3, 2010

When he was in Congress, Chairman Kasich was rated voting with the Vietnam Veterans of America only 33% of the time.  (Conversely, during that same period, Ted Strickland was scored as supporting the interest of the Vietnam Veterans of America, 67% percent of the time.  According to Project Vote Smart, Strickland was constantly rated as voting with the Disabled Veterans of America, 100% of the time, and the American Legion 80% of the time)

In 1994, John Kasich actually voted against the appropriation bill for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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BP has a special place in this Clevelander’s heart.  Remember Sohio?  Remember Ida Tarbell and John D. Rockefeller?

To Rob Portman and John Kasich, the wreckage left behind by these two catastrophic events is not just who they are, or what they believe, it is what they think is right for America.  Rob Portman and John Kasich believe that this oil spill, and the financial collapse, are merely costs for our freedom – things that we should let the free market decide will happen.  Take a close look at that video from a mile below the sea, for it […]

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Prof. Larry Sabato, the Director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics does a “Crystal Ball” in which he like Charlie Cook and Stu Rothenberg gage the state of various competitive races.  Back in March, Sabato’s Crystal Ball held that the Ohio Governor’s race was “Leaning Republican.”

Today, based on multiple factors, Sabato conservatively upgraded the race to a “Tossup“:

Gov. Ted Strickland (D) was an early favorite for reelection, but a rotten economy has made his second term bid a shaky one. Former Congressman John Kasich is the GOP nominee. Remember that Ohio was one of […]

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