Aftab Pureval Claims to Have Run ‘Positive’ Campaign But Steve Chabot Calls Him Out

Democrat Aftab Pureval said in his first congressional debate Tuesday night that he’s “run a positive, optimistic campaign.” “Unfortunately my opponent disagrees; he’s committed to a campaign of smears and outright lies,” Pureval said of his opponent, incumbent Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH-1). “We have to ask ourselves why?” But that…

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Union Leaders Backing Sherrod Brown Just ‘Empty PR Stunts’

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) bragged at a recent senatorial debate that he had the full support of Ohio’s labor unions and law enforcement community. But that may be a stretch. Detective Steve Loomis, former president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association, penned an op-ed in the Lima News calling out Brown for…

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Kathleen Clyde Tells Ohio Voters She’ll Be ‘Nonpartisan’ While Admitting to Out-of-State Leftists She Will Be Anything But

Kathleen Clyde, a Democrat whose campaign for Ohio secretary of state has been largely bankrolled by out-of-state liberals like Barbra Streisand, has promised that, if elected, she will be “nonpartisan.” 2/2 We’ve seen what partisan leadership does—13 voting rights restrictions in Ohio. I’ll be a nonpartisan leader as Secretary of…

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Jim Renacci Raises More than $1.75 Million in Third Quarter

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Republican U.S. Senate candidate for Ohio Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH-16) raised more than $1.75 million in the third quarter of 2018. The impressive haul comes from more than 10,700 donors – each averaging a contribution to Renacci of about $160 each – who are seeking new represenation  for Ohio in Washington. Renacci’s opponent, 25-year Washington…

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Sherrod Brown Fled the Building after U.S. Senate Debate, Jim Renacci Stayed to Answer Questions from Reporters

After last night’s U.S. Senate debate in Cleveland, both candidates were given the opportunity to answer media questions and to expand on or clarify any issues that came up during the debate. Jim Renacci stood and answered questions from reporters for an additional 12 minutes. Sherrod Brown fled the building, refusing to…

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Ohio Group Adds Legal Firepower to Case Against CFPB Once Headed by Richard Cordray

An Ohio think tank filed an amicus brief Tuesday in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that seeks to rein in the power of the consumer watchdog agency once headed by Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray. In the case, plaintiffs argue that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, created by former President Obama and…

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Jim Renacci’s Debate Zinger: ‘Sen. Brown Votes for Whatever Chuck Schumer Tells Him To’

U.S. Senate candidates Jim Renacci and Sherrod Brown squared off in their first debate Sunday night, a one-hour event in which Renacci cast his opponent as “too in love with Washington and Chuck Schumer” to represent the people of Ohio. After 25 years in Washington, Renacci said Brown had lost touch…

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‘Hot As a Pistol’ Steel Industry Driving Economic Growth in Ohio

Donald Trump

One of the highlights of President Trump’s Make America Great Again rally in Lebanon, Ohio, Friday night was the news on jobs, and particularly manufacturing jobs. For a rust-belt state like Ohio, the Trump administration’s two-year focus on fair trade and deregulation has helped both the steel and coal industries.…

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Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown Has ‘Voted Like a Hollywood Liberal,’ Opponent Renacci Says at Trump Rally

Lost amid the Trumpmania at Friday night’s “Make America Great Again” rally in Lebanon, Ohio, was a rousing speech by the GOP candidate for U.S. Senate — Congressman Jim Renacci. Usually when a candidate gets up to speak during a Trump rally, it’s difficult for him or her to maintain…

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‘Spartacus’ Arrives in Ohio to Campaign for Sherrod Brown and Richard Cordray

Ohio was on the lookout for a Spartacus sighting Friday night, possibly continuing into today. Not anything approaching the real one, of course, but the one who claimed that title for himself last month in the U.S. Senate – Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ). Booker came to the Buckeye State to campaign…

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