GOP Sweeps Statewide Offices as Mike DeWine Wins Governor’s Race Over Richard Cordray

Republican Mike DeWine cruised to victory over Democrat Richard Cordray Tuesday and Republicans swept every statewide office on the Ohio ballot, including secretary of state, attorney general, state auditor and treasurer. All of the congressional races thought to be up for grabs, or at least competitive, also went to Republicans…

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Richard Cordray Touts Record of ‘Promoting Women’ Despite Years of Discrimination Complaints at CFPB

Democrat Richard Cordray received favorable coverage this week from NBC affiliate WTAP, which gave a platform to Cordray’s wife that she used to tout his record of promoting women “to the top” positions of power. Former Ohio First Lady Frances Strickland, wife of former Gov. Ted Strickland, made stops in Marietta…

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TV Ad Reminds Voters of Rich Cordray’s Decision to Hire Corrupt Pakistani Who Stole $500K from Ohio

The Republican Governors Association released a new television ad in the Ohio governor’s race Thursday, drawing attention to what it considers to be “bad judgment” on the part of Democrat candidate Richard Cordray. The ad focuses on Cordray’s time as Ohio treasurer and his decision to hire a Pakistani-American named…

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Can Elizabeth Warren Save Richard Cordray’s Campaign for Ohio Governor?

Richard Cordray was back in his old stomping ground in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, fundraising​ with his mentor and close friend Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA). Cordray’s ties with Warren are many.  She and former President Obama founded the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Cordray became her hand-picked director. Cordray’s six-year tenure at the agency…

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Richard Cordray ‘Misstated’ Ohio Drug Laws at Gubernatorial Debate

Democrat candidate for governor Richard Cordray, speaking at the gubernatorial debate Monday night, “misstated the law” with regard to Ohio’s drug addiction problems, said a prominent Ohio legal expert. Cordray routinely encourages Ohio voters to pass Issue 1, which will appear on the ballot Nov. 6. If passed, it would…

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Democrat State Lawmaker Explains Why He Backs GOP’s Mike DeWine for Ohio Governor

Republican Mike DeWine won a key endorsement Monday from the other side of the aisle. State Rep. Bill Patmon (D-10) of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, announced his endorsement of DeWine for Ohio governor. “I’ve worked with Mike DeWine over the last eight years as a State Representative. He has come…

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New Ad Asks Question About Richard Cordray: Has He Ever Really ‘Cared’ About Women?

“Dear Richard Cordray,” the ad begins. “We care…” By the time the ad concludes listeners hear that Cordray, the Democrat candidate for Ohio governor, not only doesn’t care about women. He doesn’t respect them. The new ad comes compliments of the Republican Governors Association, hitting Cordray right at the core…

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DeWine Campaign to Host Watch Parties for Tonight’s Gubernatorial Debate

Richard Cordray, Mike DeWine

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will be at Marietta College in Columbus for the second gubernatorial debate with Richard Cordray on Monday from 7 to 8 p.m. And for those who wish to watch the debate among friends, the DeWine campaign has organized a series of watch parties. The first…

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Employees of Richard Cordray’s CFPB File Notice of Pending Class-Action Suit Alleging Discrimination

Richard Cordray

A complaint has been filed in federal court alleging Richard Cordray and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau engaged in discriminatory practices against female and racial-minority employees of the agency. The complaint, filed Sept. 13 in D.C. District Court, seeks class-action status for all affected employees. It alleges violations of the…

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