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Eight years after Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, was first elected in a squeaker over incumbent Democrat Ted Strickland at the height of the Tea Party movement, and four years after he rallied from a devastating first-term misfire (when voters rejected a GOP-backed state Senate bill that would have taken away collective bargaining power for public employees) Kasich earned a broad landslide in 2014. Voters hadn’t given an Ohio incumbent so large a victory in decades , as Kasich cruised to victory over Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald by more than 30 percentage points.
Since then, the economy which was collapsing in 2010 has rebounded, so has job creation, and Donald Trump won this state big, really big in 2016 – so why isn’t Republican candidate Mike DeWine, the current state attorney general and former U.S. senator, lieutenant governor, congressman, and state senator cake-walking to the governor’s mansion over Democrat Richard Cordray? [Read More]
On Saturday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley released a 400-page report detailing the Senate’s investigation of the numerous charges leveled against Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the eleventh hour of his confirmation process.
While it repeated many previously known facts, the report included several new tidbits that further expose the fraudulent nature of the claims of sexual misconduct. Here are the top seven takeaways. [Read More]
Texas Republican congressional candidate and retired Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw, speaking Monday with Fox News, challenged comedians to “give the American people a break” and “separate humor from politics” — amid the outrage over “Saturday Night Live’s” swipe at his war injury.
SNL’s Pete Davidson is facing immense backlash after a bit on “Weekend Update” likening Crenshaw to a “hit man in a porno movie.” Through giggles, he added, “I’m sorry. I know, he lost his eye in war or whatever.”
Crenshaw, who wears an eye patch after losing his eye in the Helmand Province in Afghanistan, said he wouldn’t demand an apology. [Read More]
Both parties have reason to sweat every competitive race.The nationwide generic ballot tells us almost nothing about which party is likely to win control of the House. If you really want to get a handle on how tomorrow’s elections will turn out, you need to go through all the competitive districts, one by one.If you do that, you find the balance of power in the House of Representatives is really close — probably within a handful of seats. [Read More]
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