Democrat Kathleen Clyde Promises to ‘Impact’ Ohio’s Elections and Redistricting Process

With so much attention on Ohio’s race for governor, and about half a dozen seats for the U.S. Senate and House up for grabs, there is one office that might easily be overlooked by voters. As The Ohio Star has previously reported, both candidates for this crucial office are 39-year-old…

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Aftab Pureval’s Campaign Manager Resigns After ‘New Information’ Surfaces on Political Dirty Tricks

Democrat Aftab Pureval announced Wednesday that he has accepted the resignations of his campaign manager, Sarah Topy, and an undisclosed number of staff members. Pureval accepted Topy’s resignation Tuesday night based on “new information,” he told The Cincinnati Enquirer. “Our campaign holds itself to the highest standards of professionalism and accountability,” Pureval…

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Sherrod Brown Was Delinquent on His Taxes Five Times, Often Paying Them Years Late

Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has spent millions on attack ads that rebuke his opponent for being in the pockets of corporate interests and failing to pay his taxes. The target of those ads, Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH-16) has called these claims outright lies and “fake news.” But now Renacci is turning…

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Aftab Pureval Withdraws Motion to Delay Hearing Into His Alleged Election Finance Misconduct

Democrat congressional candidate Aftab Pureval has given up his attempt to delay a hearing into allegations that he mismanaged campaign funds. Pureval’s attorneys had asked the Ohio Supreme Court to delay the hearing, set for Nov. 1 before the Ohio Elections Commission, until after the midterms. But on Monday afternoon…

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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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Aftab Pureval’s Lawyers Fail to Get State to Dismiss Complaint He Misspent Campaign Funds

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The Ohio Elections Commission rejected an appeal by Aftab Pureval’s lawyers to dismiss a complaint alleging the Democrat congressional candidate violated federal election law. Instead of tossing the case out, the OEC scheduled a hearing for Nov. 1 in Columbus – just five days before the Nov. 6 election. That could be…

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County Official Who Hid Purpose of Questionable Aftab Pureval Check Gets Hand Slap

Heads did not exactly roll at the Hamilton County Board of Elections after it was discovered which official blacked out the secret memo line of Aftab Pureval’s questionable campaign checks. But action was taken this week against Sally Krisel, the deputy director of the board. Krisel, who redacted the purpose…

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Aftab Pureval Dodges Question: Who Instructed Elections Official to Redact Memo Line on Questionable Campaign Check?

Democrat congressional candidate Aftab Pureval was called out by ABC Channel 9’s Tanya O’Rourke for refusing to answer her questions about his campaign’s alleged illegal expenditures. Watch the clip from Sunday’s This Week in Cincinnati below. Pureval evaded a direct question when asked who was responsible for instructing elections officials to…

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New Federal Complaint Filed Against Aftab Pureval Campaign

Aftab Pureval’s legal woes continue to mount. Already the subject of an investigation into his campaign finance activities by the Ohio Election Commission, he is now the focus of a new complaint filed with the Federal Elections Commission. The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust, or FACT, filed a complaint…

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Ohio GOP Files Complaint Alleging Sherrod Brown Received Illegal Campaign Contribution from Whirlpool

The Ohio Republican Party filed a complaint Monday with the Federal Election Commission, reporting an alleged violation of the Federal Election Campaign Act, also called FECA, by Sen. Sherrod Brown’s campaign committee. In a recently launched television ad, Brown (D-OH) appears with Whirlpool Corp. employees, who are wearing the Whirlpool logo, standing in…

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‘I Believe Her’: Ohio’s Democrat Candidates in Lock-Step with Feinstein-Schumer Attempt to Smear Judge Kavanaugh

Ohio’s Democrat candidates running in the 2018 midterm election are going all in with their party’s obstruction of Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court and the unsubstantiated attacks against his character. Sherrod Brown, Richard Cordray, Theresa Gasper, Aftab Pureval — they’re all taking the cue from their party…

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David Letterman, Subject of Multiple Accusations of Sexual Abuse of Women, Holds Fundraiser for Aftab Pureval

Democrat congressional candidate Aftab Pureval was fundraising Wednesday night in Ohio with comedian David Letterman, according to a tweet by WVXU political reporter Howard Wilkinson. David Letterman is the headline attraction Wednesday at a fundraising event for Democratic congressional candidate Aftab Pureval at a private home in Clifton. Price of admission ranges from…

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New Evidence Emerges Indicating Aftab Pureval Used Money from Local Campaign to Pay for Congressional Bid

Aftab Pureval’s secret poll is secret no more. The Cincinnati Enquirer has obtained a copy of the poll, and it proves exactly what the candidate for Ohio’s district-1 congressional seat has been denying since the controversy about his campaign spending first came up — that it was conducted for his congressional campaign,…

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Ohio Elections Commission Votes 6-1 to Launch Full Investigation Into Aftab Pureval’s Campaign Spending

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It was another bleak turn of events Thursday for Aftab Pureval, the one-time wonderboy of the Democrat Party who has been pulling in donations from Democrats nationwide. The Ohio Elections Commission voted 6-1 Thursday in favor of launching a full investigation into Pureval for allegedly using his county-clerk campaign funds to pay for federal…

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Aftab Pureval Has Some Serious Explaining to Do Today at Hearing Before Ohio Elections Commission

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Aftab Pureval’s legal troubles won’t go away. In fact, they are growing more serious by the day. The Democrat candidate for Ohio’s first congressional district already has a complaint pending before the Ohio Elections Commission, which will be the subject of a hearing Thursday, Sept. 20, alleging he illegally used…

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Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson Blast Democrats for Hypocrisy over Their Silence on Sherrod Brown’s Court-Documented Spousal Abuse

Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown’s #MeToo problems hit prime-time television Tuesday night as both Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity featured spots on his “ugly” 1986 divorce in which he was accused of physically abusing his former wife. Hannity compared the Democrats dismissal of the allegations against Brown to their eagerness to…

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Dems Hysterical Over Uncorroborated Accusation of Alleged Kavanaugh Incident 36 Years Ago While Ignoring Sherrod Brown’s Court-Documented Spousal Abuse

It would seem like an obvious question, but so far no Republican is asking it. Why is the recently made unsubstantiated accusation of Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged sexual misconduct from 36 years ago, when he was in high school, fair game for Democrats to use against his Supreme Court nomination, but…

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Obama Campaign Visit to Ohio Highlights Cordray’s Failure to Keep Promise to Make Consumer-Watchdog Agency Non-Political  

When former President Obama, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) by his side, nominated Richard Cordray to take over the newly formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, he famously remarked: “We can’t let politics stand in the way of doing the right thing in Washington.” But has Richard Cordray lived up to…

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New TV Ad Slams Richard Cordray’s Record of Discrimination Against Women and Minorities

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The Republican Governors Association released a new TV ad Wednesday highlighting Richard Cordray’s failure to protect his employees against racial and gender discrimination at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau while serving as director of the agency under President Obama. Cordray, a Democrat and former Ohio attorney general, is squaring off…

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Aftab Pureval’s Mother Made Two Donations in 2018 to His Clerk of Courts Campaign that Raise ‘Red Flags’

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Congressional midterms are about to heat up post-Labor Day, and one of the campaigns Democrats are most excited about is Ohio’s First Congressional District, where Aftab Pureval is pitted against incumbent Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH-01). Chabot has held the seat for 20 of the past 22 years. But even as…

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Planned Parenthood Announces Plan to Raise $1.5 Million to Defeat Pro-Life Candidates in Ohio Midterms

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Democrats running in the 2018 midterm elections all seem to be reading from the same script, and one of the lines in that script is that they have “signed a pledge not to accept money from corporate PACs.” Aftab Pureval, running against Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH-1] and Betsy Rader, trying…

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Danny O’Connor’s Campaign ‘Foot Soldiers’ Part of Orchestrated Campaign to Intimidate Conservatives

Of all Danny O’Connor’s far-left endorsements, from Planned Parenthood and MoveOn.org to various organizations funded by billionaire activists like George Soros, one of the most troubling may be a group called Indivisible. While O’Connor tries his best to play the role of “moderate” Democrat and craft his comments in a…

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JC Bowman Commentary: Dark Money + Union Money = Corrupt Politics

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This election cycle we have already seen an influx of unaccountable cash, known as dark money, which pours into our state. Outside money hurts more than it helps. Tennessee voters were not swayed by big spending outsiders. It is worth noting the message the outsiders bring is almost always negative. If you don’t think this is an erosion of democracy, you’re not thinking about it hard enough. The formula is simple: Dark Money + Union Money = Corrupt Politics

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