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Could Charter School Scandal Weaken The Kasich Campaign?

John A. Tures | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

A Washington Post report reveals that Kasich slashed public school funding by half a billion dollars, boosting state spending on charter schools, despite the quality concerns. In fact, the Ohio now spends more per charter school pupil than it does for public school student, while costs have been passed on to local government just to keep their schools open.

Shahien Nasiripour

John Kasich Compares Federal Debt To A Burning Rome, Says Republicans Share Blame | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Sunday compared the growing federal debt to the so-called great fire of Rome, appearing to lament what he perceives as a lack...

John Kasich Goes His Own Way In His Bid For Re-Election In Ohio

AP | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

COLDWATER, Ohio (AP) — John Kasich is waiting for his second cup of chili. He's in the middle of another day on the campaign trail, but as he's w...

Kate Sheppard

Ohio Legislature Votes To Delay And Weaken State's Renewable Energy Law | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

The Ohio House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday that would roll back the state's renewable energy and energy efficiency law, making Ohi...

Rights Only for the Right People

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

All those rights Americans cherish, those fundamental human and political freedoms protected by the U.S. Constitution, Republicans contend those aren't really inalienable rights or anything solid or permanent like that.

Poll Signals Good News For Kasich

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) has a small lead over the potential Democratic candidate for governor, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, according to...

John Kasich Tone, Stances Evolving

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 02.16.2014 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich seemed at first to relish the idea he'd be a one-term governor, having presumably alienated partisans, l...

Tea Party Leader Decides Not To Challenge John Kasich

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Ted Stevenot, a tea party leader in Ohio and former president of the Ohio Liberty Coalition, announced over the weekend that he had decided against ch...

Republican Governor Faces Wrath Of Tea Party

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) has gone from being a favorite of the tea party to being the target of one of its protests. The Cincinnati Tea Party sai...

This GOP Governor Openly Used Faith In Medicaid Expansion Bid

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich isn't just highlighting dollars to persuade state lawmakers to support extending Medicaid coverage to thousand...

Can John Kasich Survive In Ohio?

The Washington Post | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

There will be no rematch next year between Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and former governor Ted Strickland (D), after Strickland announced Tuesday that h...

Good News And Bad News For Kasich

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

For the first time since his election, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) has the approval of a majority of registered voters, but his support for a second ter...

John Celock

Governor Accused Of $1.4 Million Pat On Back | John Celock | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) is being criticized by a potential 2014 opponent for a new $1.4 million ad campaign touting the state's economic development...

GOP Gov: My State Is Doing Great

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 08.28.2012 | Politics

Republican governor John Kasich took to the convention floor Tuesday night, offering a vision of American economic revival mirrored on the success of ...

Signing Of Ohio Drilling Rules Doesn't End Debate

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 08.12.2012 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The policy debate over hydraulic fracturing in Ohio doesn't end with Gov. John Kasich's signing of new drilling rules Monday. ...

Ohio Governor Scraps Controversial Election Law

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's Republican governor signed legislation Tuesday to get rid of a contentious new election law that Democrats and others ha...

Kasich Fights Republicans Over Major Changes

Columbus Dispatch | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Gov. John Kasich fought back against Senate Republicans’ changes to his third-grade reading guarantee this morning, arguing they would “weaken eff...

Kasich's Tax Shift Proposal Could Be Model

Jim DiPeso | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics
Jim DiPeso

With his conservative credentials, Ohio Governor John Kasich might be the right trailblazer pointing the way towards tax reform, a Nixon-going-to-China grand bargain that trades a fossil energy tax boost for an income tax cut.

Ohio GOP Candidate Calls For Investigation Of Governor's Allies

The Columbus Dispatch | Joe Hallett | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

The chairman of the Portage County Republican Party says that allies of Gov. John Kasich offered him special influence over gubernatorial appointments...

John Celock

Kasich Imitates Parkinson's Patient, Praises 'Hot Wife' In State Of The State | John Celock | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) does not generally script his speeches, preferring to form his remarks off-the-cuff based on notes. In the case of his State...

Max J. Rosenthal

Scott Walker's Fundraising Hypocrisy | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Wisconsin Democrats continued their push to force his recall, Gov. Scott Walker (R) came to Washington on Thursday to raise funds for...

Kasich: 'Very Rarely Do I Read A Newspaper'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) said on Monday he "very rarely" reads newspapers. "You should know, I don't read newspapers in the state of Ohio. Very ra...

Amanda Terkel

Election Day Shenanigans In Ohio Issue 2 Fight | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Union officials in Ohio are questioning whether proponents of an anti-labor ballot initiative are trying to trick opponents of the measu...

Sarah Palin Sounds Off On Controversial Anti-Union Measure

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Ohio's Issue 2, a referendum on a controversial law curtailing collective bargaining rights for public employees, picked up the endorsement of former ...

Ohio Governor Fumbles Cleveland Browns Comeback Analogy

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) fumbled the facts of Cleveland football history this week, when he tried -- and failed -- to make a sports analogy about her...