From the daily archives: Thursday, November 19, 2015

The latest Bloomberg Politics national poll out Thursday shows just how bad Ohio Gov. John Kasich is doing in the GOP race to take on Democrats next year. The prickly chief executive from Ohio can do no better than ninth place among the 13 still-active Republican candidates for president.

Gov. Kasich, whose poor debate performances, combined with his latest proposal to create a Judeo-Christian federal agency to beam pro-Christian messages to the Islamic world, has made him the butt of national ridicule.  As a result, he is stuck at a mere three percent based on polled voters’ first and […]

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Donald J. Trump generally commands any stage he’s on and has the freedom to say anything he wants. Trump focused his Twitter cross-hairs Thursday on the generally off-putting, low-polling, gaffe-prone Governor of Ohio, John Kasich.

Kasich says Trump, who can draw crowds and media because he has high name recognition, is all bombast and no experience.  But Kasich, polling low in national and state polls,  is running a one-state campaign—that is, not finishing lower than third place in New Hampshire if he wants to move on to South Carolina, the third early primary state.

Gov. Kasich is spending millions […]

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