Since taking office in 2011, the Governor and his allies have gone to great lengths to replace Kevin DeWine as head of the Ohio Republican Party (ORP) with a Kasich ally. In April, they got their wish, seating Bill Bennett as Chair and Matt Borges as the party’s executive director.
To what lengths did they go? Robocalls on behalf of Kasich-friendly committee candidates paid for by the Kasich campaign. Accusations of threats, intimidation, and offers of jobs or influence to get DeWine-friendly candidates not to run for the state’s Central Committee, a body that ultimately chooses the party’s leader.
Now, the […]Full Story... →