From the daily archives: Wednesday, August 17, 2016

As Hillary Clinton took the stage Wednesday in Cleveland at John Marshall High School, her campaign manager, Robby Mook, was on the phone to field questions from reporters after delivering a blistering assessment of Donald Trump’s new team of advisers.

When he made brief remarks to the Ohio delegation in Philadelphia for the DNC nominating convention in late July, Mook recounted his deep roots in Ohio vis a vis his parents and grandparents, who were born in Ohio. One relative, a Republican uncle, ran for political office and lost. Mook said with a big grin, pounding the podium, “Let’s continue […]

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First-term Massachusetts Congressman and Iraq veteran Seth Moulton was in Columbus Tuesday, to explain why he thinks GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump would be a dangerous leader whose world views could endanger families across the nation and in Ohio.

After Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech in Youngstown on Monday, Congressman Moulton defended Hillary Clinton. the Democratic nominee, as steady and experienced, a leader who will keep the country safe. Included in his list of Trump criticisms was a lack of foreign policy knowledge and dangerous world views.

On the same day, Mrs. Clinton’s pick for vice […]

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With a little over four score days before voters cast their ballot, former Gov. Ted Strickland drove home some key differences between him and Rob Portman, Ohio’s first-term Republican senator in Washington, at an event held in downtown Columbus Tuesday.

Gov. Strickland stressed his long-standing allegiance to public schools and public school teachers.  He has been endorsed by the Ohio Education Association and the Ohio Federation of Teachers.

Launching what was called “Educators for Strickland,” the former congressman and governor contrasted his views on education with those of Sen. Portman. Going over familiar ground on his biography, Strickland, who said he’ll […]

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With two years left in his final term as Ohio governor, will John Kasich be more dangerous now than before? He’s been brazen in many ways since he came to power in 2011, yet he’s suffered few if any repercussions or scars from sleepy state watchdogs or myopic media.

“You don’t think I’m going to go to sleep here in the last two years. I’m just ramping up,” Kasich said, according to the Dayton Daily News.

Despite plundering cities and schools, deceitfully using federal Medicaid funds or enacting self-serving, dark-side budget gymnastics that show his true colors as a […]

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