From the daily archives: Monday, January 13, 2014

First Eric Kearney dropped out as Ed FitzGerald’s running mate over tax issues. Then Tea Party Republican Ted Stevenot dropped his bid to challenge Kasich in a primary because his running mate, Brenda Mack, had tax issues. Third Base Politics is now reporting that the Tea Party has another ticket gearing up to face Kasich in a primary, with Dr. Donald Allen of Youngstown as their candidate for Governor and our old friend Kelly Kohls as their Lt. Governor candidate. Would it surprise you at all if I told you Kohls also has financial issues? While Kearney and Mack both have tax […]

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As Custer learned at Little Big Horn and Christie at Fort Lee, there are no certainties in war and politics. The Custer story has long been assigned to the archives. The Christie story, past, present and future, is still unfolding. In its wake will be the love-in between the New Jersey and Ohio governors at the Republican Governors Association meeting in Arizona last November.

It was there on the widely reported stage that drew trend-conscience reporters from everywhere that Chris Christie giddily declared, “I love John Kasich”. (Please don’t read sex!)

According to reporting by friendly Kasich Chronicler Joe Vardon […]

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