From the daily archives: Monday, June 20, 2016

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland took a tour of Appalachia earlier this month, throughout which he emphasized that he comes from Appalachia and will work hard for the region if elected to the U.S. Senate.

Strickland, a Democrat who grew up in Scioto County, is challenging Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, of Cincinnati, in the Nov. 8 general election.

“I’m trying to reach out to Appalachia and say that I’m on your side and he is actually hurting you,” Strickland told a group of about 20 people during a round-circle discussion. “He is taking actions – his votes – […]

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