From the daily archives: Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The bill has come due, and it’s $1.3 million. That’s how much money in attorneys fees Attorney General Mike DeWine cost Ohio by losing the defense of his religious beliefs in our name.

That figure is not to mention the time and money he spent in court hours, staff hours and the personal attention DeWine gave the case.

For his effort, the U.S. Supreme Court in June handed DeWine a righteous and swift kick to the back of the pants, ruling against him in the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges case 5-4, thereby ensuring marriage equality throughout America.

From Justice Anthony Kennedy, […]

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The math for next year’s 2016 presidential election works well for Democrats. The only problem, as past elections have shown, is that while Democrats outnumber Republican voters, they vote less often, especially in off-year elections.

But that old news may have a new narrative going forward, in Ohio and nationally. Last week, the Ohio Democratic Party did a little crowing of its own for a change in the wake of results from Election Day just concluded. ODP Chairman David Pepper ticked off the many races Democrats won, which include mayors in the five largest cities in the state and […]

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A detailed assessment of Gov. John Kasich by conservative policy group Heritage Action America flies of the face of the sweet, positive narrative Camp Kasich has been feeding to Ohio’s starry eyed reporters still in the tank for their governor.

For the fourth Republican presidential debate, this one to take place in Wisconsin Tuesday, Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee won’t be in the main event, but Gov. Kasich will be. At a meeting with the Seacoast Media Group [SMG] editorial board last Thursday, Mr. Kasich covered all his familiar presidential talking points. What got press in New Hampshire, where he can’t […]

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