LATEST NEWS FROM THE OHIO GOP

Chairman Timken’s Reaction to President Trump’s Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to SCOTUS

July 9, 2018

The following statement may be attributed to Chairman Jane Timken: “By nominating another highly qualified and distinguished judge to serve on the Supreme Court, President Trump is ensuring that the Constitutional rights of all Americans will be protected for generations to come. Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s record is proof positive that as our next Justice, he... Read More

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Cordray refuses to apologize for Nazi slurs, continues to sow division

July 2, 2018

As news continues to spread of Democrat Richard Cordray’s offensive and irresponsible comparisons of Republicans to Nazis, he has refused to apologize and instead accused Republicans of twisting his words.  There is no need to twist Cordray’s words. See for yourself: Cordray: “Somebody said to me last month that they’re ‘Vichy Republicans,’ which I didn’t... Read More

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Again? Richard Cordray Caught Making Offensive Nazi Comparisons for the Second Time this Week

June 29, 2018

For the second time this week, Ohio Democrat gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray has been caught on video comparing Republicans to Nazis. New video shows Cordray at a campaign event from earlier this month stating that the tone being set by the White House is “like Nazi Germany,” comparing the President of the United States and the White... Read More

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Richard Cordray Failed Ohio Families

June 28, 2018

As Ohio’s Attorney General, Richard Cordray failed Ohio families by allowing rape kits to go untested, letting rapists off the hook.  “Due to Richard Cordray’s failure to prioritize Ohio rape victims, more than one thousand additional crimes, including rapes, were committed by offenders identified by Mike DeWine,” ORP spokesman Blaine Kelly said. “Richard Cordray likes... Read More

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Richard Cordray Refuses to Apologize for Comparing Republicans to Nazi Collaborators

June 27, 2018

It’s been two days since The Cincinnati Enquirer first reported on Richard Cordray’s offensive comments comparing Republicans to Nazi collaborators, but Cordray has refused to apologize, only claiming he “regrets” how his words were received. Not a single Democrat candidate has spoken out against Cordray either. Does Sherrod Brown agree with this dangerous rhetoric? How about Steve Dettelbach, Kathleen Clyde, Zack Space or... Read More

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6 Months Later – Tax Cuts are Working for Ohio Families

June 22, 2018

When Sherrod Brown stood on the Senate floor to proclaim that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was not a middle-class tax cut and that employers would not use their savings to create more jobs and invest in their employees, he made the wrong bet. “When Sherrod Brown, Richard Cordray or any other Democrat candidate... Read More

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Pence knocks Sherrod Brown in Ohio, boosts Renacci

June 18, 2018

The Hill Vice President Pence went after Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and touted his Republican challenger during a speech in Ohio on Friday evening. Speaking at an event in Columbus where the focus was on the GOP tax-cut plan signed in to law in December, Pence ripped Brown for calling the legislation a “scam” and joining with every Senate... Read More

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DeWine Cleaned up Cordray’s Messes and Made Ohio a Model for the Nation

June 15, 2018

News broke today that the state of Washington is looking to Ohio as a model for clearing its rape kit backlog. When Mike DeWine succeeded Richard Cordray as Ohio’s Attorney General, he found a mountain of untested rape kits.  DeWine demanded every kit be tested and launched the Sexual Assault Kit Testing Initiative, resulting in all 13,931... Read More

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ORP Calls on Cordray to Take Position on Medicare for All

June 14, 2018

National Democrats campaigning for Richard Cordray are shifting their stances to support Bernie Sanders’ single payer healthcare plan. One week ago today, Nancy Pelosi said single payer health care should be evaluated if Democrats win the House in November.  “As the Democrat base grows louder in its calls for Medicare for all, Ohio voters deserve to know... Read More

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Democrat Attorney General candidate may face conflict in opioid suit

June 12, 2018

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s Democratic attorney general candidate is facing a potential conflict of interest that could affect his ability to prosecute the pharmaceutical industry in the state’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis if he is elected. Former U.S. Attorney Steven Dettelbach has professional ties to a lawyer for one of five pharmaceutical companies sued... Read More

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New Kathleen Clyde campaign slogan: I’ll break my oath of office!

June 12, 2018

After yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling that Ohio’s law for removing inactive voters from the rolls is legal, Democrat candidate for Secretary of State Kathleen Clyde stated that she would not enforce the law if elected. Clyde’s declaration that she would unilaterally halt Ohio’s process of maintaining clean voter rolls should send up red flags for... Read More

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Republican Troy Balderson leads 12th Congressional District race, poll finds

June 12, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio–A new poll in the special-election race for Ohio’s 12th Congressional District indicates that Democrat Danny O’Connor has work to do if he hopes to upset Republican Troy Balderson. Balderson, a state senator from Zanesville, holds a 10-point advantage (43 percent to 33 percent) over O’Connor, the Franklin County recorder, among potential voters in... Read More

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Small Business Endorses DeGenaro & Baldwin in Supreme Court Races

June 8, 2018

The NFIB OH PAC, the political action committee of NFIB in Ohio, has announced the endorsements of Justice Mary DeGenaro and Judge Craig Baldwin as the best candidates for seats on the Ohio Supreme Court for the 2018 Ohio general election this coming November. Mary DeGenaro and Craig Baldwin will bring strong constitutional backgrounds and... Read More

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Winning – President Trump’s First 500 Days by the Numbers

June 4, 2018

$700 Billion: The Historic Amount Of Defense Spending Allocated By The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Signed By President Trump. (Rebecca Kheel, “Trump Signs Nearly $700B Defense Policy Bill,” The Hill, 12/12/17)      $146.2 Billion: The Amount Authorized For Military Personnel Including Costs Of Pay, Allowances, And Bonuses. (Press Release, “President Donald J. Trump Will Make The American Military... Read More

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Richard Cordray’s Tyrannical Federal Reign Disqualifies His Bid For Ohio Governor

June 3, 2018

By Dean Clancy Ohio voters deserve to know more about Cordray, a liberal lawyer who for four years ran the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) under Presidents Obama and Trump. Even a cursory examination reveals Cordray to be more than just a self-promoting pit bull with vaguely monarchical tendencies. He is also a corrupt... Read More

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Sherrod Brown Misleads in Attack on Jim Renacci

May 31, 2018

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown’s first TV attack ad portrays his opponent U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci as a fan of lobbyists working in government. “The U.S. Congress. There’s 68 teachers, 15 farmers, four pilots but only one lobbyist,” says the narrator as a cash register cha-ching sound is heard in the background. “That’s right, Jim Renacci has been... Read More

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U.S. Back At No. 1 Competitiveness Ranking — Will Trump’s Critics Ever Admit To Being Wrong?

May 30, 2018

Have Donald Trump’s policies had a big impact on the U.S. economy and its competitiveness? The answer, we think, is an obvious yes. Now comes a new report, based mainly on “hard” data, that confirms that. The report comes from the IMD Competitiveness Center in Switzerland. Each year it ranks countries by 256 different variables... Read More

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Sherrod Brown, Richard Cordray Oppose Bipartisan Dodd-Frank Reform as Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses Celebrate

May 30, 2018

Community banks — and those who depend on them — have plenty to celebrate. For America’s cash-strapped entrepreneurs, Dodd-Frank reform, singed Thursday by President Trump, is long overdue. The legislation raises the level at which financial institutions are considered “systematically important” and exempts smaller banks from several Dodd-Frank mandates. Community banks would not have to go through... Read More

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Optimism About Availability of Good Jobs Hits New Heights

May 22, 2018

Gallup 67% say now is a good time to find a quality job Optimism has been climbing throughout Trump presidency Republicans driving drastic turnaround in outlook WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sixty-seven percent of Americans believe that now is a good time to find a quality job in the U.S., the highest percentage in 17 years of... Read More

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Ohio Jobless Rate Hits 17-Year-Low Under Republicans

May 20, 2018

News broke last week that Ohio’s jobless rate hit a 17-year-low in April, reminding us of how far we’ve come since the dark days of Ted Strickland and Richard Cordray. Here are some highlights from the April jobs report: Ohio’s jobless rate hit a fresh 17-year-low 7,000 people joined the labor force and 11,000 found jobs... Read More

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