From the daily archives: Friday, July 31, 2015

Former Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden once told a player “Son, you’ve got a real good engine but your hands aren’t on the steering wheel.” The same can be said about John Kasich. He rambles, free-associates, preaches and occasionally waves his arms as if he’s signaling semaphore. It’s reasonable to wonder if he will be taken seriously as a presidential candidate even by Republican primary voters. However, his candidacy could cause a scandal in Ohio.

Kasich has better chance of competing for the nomination than conventional wisdom predicts. There are 16 declared candidates. Only several have a genuine chance […]

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Ohio’s senior U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown spoke to reporters Wednesday on the eve of the 50th anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid, two of the nation’s most important and historic social safety net programs, signed into law on July 30, 1965 by President Lyndon B. Johnson.

Sen. Brown, who spent years as a congressman before being elected senator in 2006 and again in 2012, announced support for a new proposal that could help improve Medicare by driving down the high cost of prescription drugs for seniors.

Medicare Prescription Drug Savings and Choice Act

According to a new Medicare Trustees report, […]

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