From the daily archives: Wednesday, October 21, 2015

It’s not often you get a news release announcing ProgressOhio and Opportunity Ohio have teamed up, but when you do, you know things have gotten pretty bad.

ProgressOhio is the state’s largest progressive advocacy organization and Opportunity Ohio is a free-market research organization.

The two have joined in asking the Auditor of State and Office of Inspector General to investigate revelations that Ohio State University employees said they faced retaliation for questioning the performance of IQ Innovations, a firm under contract with OSU for a distance learning clearing house.

The workers said the retaliation came from a top appointee at the Ohio […]

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Gov. Kasich has spent much time and many millions pitching his sweet song of budget balancing, job creation and anti-Washington rhetoric to virgin voters in New Hampshire  and beyond.

But old and new polls alike show Ohio’s term-limited, 63-year-old governor, best known for his crusty behavior and dismissive attitude, doesn’t appear to have the ear of early primary state voters. Those voters, polls show, are lining up behind other non-traditional, non-establishment candidates like Donald Trump and Dr. Ben Carson, the dynamic duo who continue to defy political gravity as they frustrate GOP establishment insiders with their league-leading poll numbers.

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