From the daily archives: Thursday, December 3, 2015

Supported by Ohio’s two-term Senior Senator Sherrod Brown, and opposed by Ohio’s term-limited Gov. John Kasich, the Export-Import Bank [Ex-Im] of the United States is ready to make a comeback if Congress acts to pass a bi-partisan transportation spending bill that includes the controversial federal lending agency.

Sen. Brown, who won his first term in the U.S. Senate in 2006 and then again in 2012 after withstanding an onslaught of $40 million to defeat him, is the ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. He’s also one of 13 Senators on the House-Senate […]

Full Story...

Back in April, Gov. John Kasich had not tipped his hand yet on whether he would enter the GOP race for president.

Any one who knew him even a little bit knew he wasn’t going to let this opportunity, maybe the last of his lifetime, slip past him, as happened in 2000, when George W. Bush blew the wings off his amateur campaign plane for the White House.

Ohio’s term-limited governor likes to talk about how only he knows how to “land the plane,” but so far, all the fantasy pilot flying his fantasy plane can do is barely clear […]

Full Story...