From the daily archives: Thursday, September 7, 2017

The Trump Administration, in its unending cruelty, is continuing to sabotage Obamacare, with 90 percent cuts to efforts to educate consumers about health coverage options, many being hungry Ohioans using food banks. This move will dismantle years of progress and harm untold thousands of Ohioans.

One of the primary populations served by the Affordable Care Act navigator program are Ohio’s most vulnerable people – those hard-to-reach people struggling in hunger and poverty without healthcare.

Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, executive director for the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, took the Trump Administration to task for this careless, heartless harm they are inflicting on people […]

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Ohio’s Republican Gov. John Kasich loves to stand for something, even if that means being on both sides of an issue when he can. He appears to have done it successfully again, this time taking bows for inviting DREAMers to come to Ohio, when not too long ago he told Syrian refugees they were not welcome.

Back in November of 2015, after he had declared his second run for the White House and while Barack Obama was still president, Kasich told an audience at the National Press Club that he opposed allowing […]

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Steve Dettelbach has spent his career working to make families safer and to hold the powerful accountable.

As a prosecutor for more than two decades, and a U.S. Attorney, Dettelbach never lost a federal criminal trial. He worked with law enforcement to prosecute terrorists, drug dealers, corrupt politicians, polluters, and corporations that preyed on Ohio consumers. At the U.S. Department of Justice, Steve led one of the nation’s largest crackdowns on human trafficking and stood up for the rights of every person.

A husband, father, and native Clevelander, Dettelbach is running for Ohio Attorney General in 2018 to put his […]

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Everyone forgets just how poor the voter turnout was in 2014, the last midterm election year when only 40.65 percent out of Ohio’s 7,748,201 registered voters voted. Ohio Gov. John Kasich easily won a second term, garnering media fixation on how lopsided the spread was with his snake-bitten Democratic rival Ed FitzGerald.

At 63.64 percent for Kasich compared to 33.03 percent for FitzGearld, with Green Party candidate Anita Rios winning just 3.33 percent, the story Team Kasich feasted on in anticipation of running for president again was his 2-1 win margin, not how few registered voters actually voted for him.


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