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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10 Questions Ohio Voters Want Answered from Richard Cordray at Tonight’s Gubernatorial Debate

Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray square off Wednesday night, Sept. 19, in their first gubernatorial ahead of the Nov. 6 election. The debate, set for 7 p.m. at University of Dayton, should provide a window into just how opposite the two candidates are in their approach to everything…

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Expert: Richard Cordray was Falsely Credited with Nailing Wells Fargo

Richard Cordray

Wells Fargo was slapped with a massive government fine in September 2016 after it was found to be pressuring consumers to open accounts they didn’t want and even secretly opening accounts without customers’ authorization. Richard Cordray’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a press release Sept. 8, 2016 laying out the…

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Richard Cordray’s Claim He Returned $12 Billion to Consumers While at CFPB Doesn’t Add Up

Richard Cordray

The core message of Richard Cordray’s campaign for governor of Ohio is that he returned “$12 billion” to consumers while heading up President Obama’s Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The claim of returning a specific amount of money to consumers appeared in countless CFPB press releases that predate his run for governor.…

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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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Obama Coming to Ohio to Stump for Fellow Democrat DC Insider Richard Cordray

Richard Cordray and Barack Obama

Former President Obama has placed Ohio atop his to-do list for states in need of a few more Democrats to swing the political agenda leftward. He sees Richard Cordray, who served as one of his key regulators for six years in Washington, as a big part of the equation in…

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New Poll Has Cordray-DeWine in Dead Heat Entering Final Two Months of Gubernatorial Race

Mike Dewine, Richard Cordray

A new Ohio poll shows the two candidates for governor running neck and neck while Republicans hold razor-thin leads in most of the other statewide races. Innovation Ohio, a “progressive” think tank, released a poll Thursday showing Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray locked in a dead heat for…

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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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Ohio Mainstream Media Defends Richard Cordray’s Abysmal Record on Crimes Against Women

Richard Cordray

Mike DeWine ousted Richard Cordray from the Ohio Attorney General’s office in 2010, defeating him at the polls and replacing him as the state’s top law enforcement officer. As such, DeWine has an insider’s view of how Cordray ran the AG’s office. In a recently launched TV ad, DeWine uses…

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Richard Cordray Tweets His Admiration for ‘Good People’ at Terror-Tied Islamic Organization

Richard Cordray

Richard Cordray, Ohio’s Democrat nominee for governor, attended a candidates’ forum Monday sponsored by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, an organization that has been repeatedly tied to groups and people involved in terrorist-related activity. The U.S. Justice Department named CAIR an unindicted co-conspirator in a high-profile 2008 terror-funding trial involving the…

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Trump Words of Warning About Cordray: ‘He Was Terrible’ …’He Will Ruin Your State’

Donald Trump, Richard Cordray

President Donald Trump weighed in with his opinion about the Democrat candidate for Ohio governor, a man he’s had some experience with in Washington. Trump singled out Richard Cordray during a speech Friday night before a Republican fundraiser in Columbus. Cordray spent six tumultuous years as the first director of…

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Cordray Touts ‘Diversity’ Despite Record of Overseeing ‘Toxic and Retaliatory’ Workplace at CFPB

Richard Cordray

  Richard Cordray, the Democrat hoping to become Ohio’s next governor, has embraced all of his party’s  favorite talking points, including Hillary Clinton’s 2016 mantra “diversity is our strength.” But Cordray’s managing skills, when confronted with a diverse workforce, did not pass muster with minorities. In fact, if he were…

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