Warren Promises Free College, Canceling of Student Loan Debt and More at Columbus Rally

  Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a 2020 contender, hosted a campaign rally in Columbus, Ohio Friday night where she received thunderous applause while discussing her controversial wealth tax. “I’m tired of freeloading billionaires,” Warren said Friday night after campaigning across West Virginia earlier in the day. In January, Warren floated…

Read More

Ohio GOP: Success in Thumping Dems in State This Year Rooted in 2012 ‘Painful Defeat’ to Obama

Ohio Republican Party Chairwoman Jane Timken credited President Trump’s visit with helping push Mike DeWine over the top in a hard-fought gubernatorial race Tuesday but the party’s vaunted “ground game” sure didn’t hurt. An army of volunteers and paid staff worked as hard in 2018 as they did in 2016 when Trump…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Another 2020 Presidential Hopeful Stumping for Democrats this Weekend in Ohio

Another 2020 presidential hopeful has arrived in the Buckeye State to stump for Ohio Democrats and put out feelers for his own future political aspirations. Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley will be making a campaign swing through Ohio​ on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, reports Cleveland.com. O’Malley ran a short-lived campaign for president…

Read More

Ohio’s Issue 1 Ballot Proposal Called ‘Drug Dealer Amnesty Act’

Ohio’s “Issue 1” ballot referendum has polarized Ohio’s political and law enforcement communities ahead of November’s midterm elections. On the one side you have virtually every law enforcement group in the state, Republican candidates like Mike DeWine for governor and Jim Renacci for U.S. Senate, and dozens of judges and prosecutors…

Read More

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…

Read More

Richard Cordray Took A Nearly Week Long Junket to Australia As CFPB Director

As the first Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Richard Cordray did a lot of traveling.  In fact, as we have reported previously, Cordray commuted every week from Columbus to the CFPB DC office, most likely on the taxpayer’s dime. But we didn’t know until now that Cordray’s…

Read More

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…

Read More