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Jon Ward

In Ohio, A Former FBI Agent Searches For Ways To Unseat A Wily Republican Governor

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrat Ed FitzGerald says the success of his underdog challenge to Ohio Gov. John Kasich could hang on a stray comment made by the Rep...

John Boehner Wins GOP Nomination

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Republicans named House Speaker John Boehner their party's nominee in Tuesday's primary election, the Associated Press reports. Boehner will fight...

Voters Head To The Polls In Ohio Primaries

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Ohio voters hit the polls on Tuesday, naming party nominees for national and state seats. Republicans named incumbent Gov. John Kasich as their nom...

Kasich, FitzGerald Win Party Nominations

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Democrat Ed FitzGerald will face incumbent Gov. John Kasich in the general election for governor of Ohio, the Associated Press reports. Kasich ran ...

John Kasich Wins Primary For Ohio Governor

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Gov. John Kasich has formally received the Democratic nomination for the Ohio gubernatorial race, the Associated Press reports. Kasich w...

Ed FitzGerald Wins Democratic Primary In Ohio Governor's Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Ed FitzGerald has won the Democratic gubernatorial primary in Ohio, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. FitzGerald will face incumbent Gov. John...

Ohio Governor Makes Odd Request Ahead Of 'The Game'

AP | RUSTY MILLER | Posted 01.29.2014 | Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich wants Ohioans to avoid using the dreaded letter "M'' on Saturday when No. 3 Ohio State faces archrival Michig...

The Unusual Arc of a Statesman: Four Lessons from the Life of John J. Gilligan

P.G. Sittenfeld | Posted 10.27.2013 | Politics
P.G. Sittenfeld

There are four lessons - perhaps especially distinguishing in contrast to today's genre of celebrity-politicians - from the life of this Congressman turned Governor turned School Board Member.

Former Ohio Governor, Congressman Dies At 92

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Former Ohio Gov. and U.S. Rep. John J. Gilligan, a liberal Democrat whose creation of the state income tax was his most lasting acco...

Ohio Governor Draws Opponent For 2014 Race

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald (D) confirmed months of speculation Monday and announced the first step in a campaign to unseat Ohio Gov. John...

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...

Former Governor Makes Big Decision

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland (D) will not run for his old job in 2014. Strickland announced Tuesday morning that he would not challenge Gov. Joh...

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...

Ohio Governor John Kasich and the RNC

Taylor Sappington | Posted 11.07.2012 | Teen
Taylor Sappington

The Republican convention may give Romney and Kasich a small boost in the polls the next two weeks, but its legacy will be one of bold-faced lies and utter cluelessness.

Ohio Group Proposes Ban On Exotic Animals

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 01.21.2012 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A study group on Monday proposed that Ohio ban new ownership of venomous snakes, monkeys, tigers and other dangerous animals wi...

Ohio Gov. Honors Workers Who Died On Job

Associated Press | Posted 11.04.2011 | Impact

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Gov. John Kasich is scheduled to appear Friday at a Labor Day-related event commemorating 100 workers who died on the job in the...

Is John Kasich Hearing Whispers?

Dan Bimrose | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Dan Bimrose

Senate Bill 5 essentially kills collective bargaining rights for members of public unions. If SB5 stays on the ballot in November, Democrats statewide should receive a great boost in turnout from typical Democratic voters.

GOP Buyer's Remorse Is Nice, But It Only Matters If It Leads to Votes

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Republicans campaigned in 2010 on creating jobs and cutting spending and the deficit. But once in power, both in the House and in numerous states, all those promises went out the window.

The GOP Has an Ohio-Sized Demographic Problem

Asher Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Asher Smith

Whatever gains the GOP makes in year-by-year elections, it still seems as if they're losing the long game as far as demographics are concerned.

Amanda Terkel

Defeated Governor Building Machine To Help Democrats Reclaim Ohio In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ted Strickland may have lost his campaign for reelection as Ohio governor, but he's not planning on disappearing from public life anytim...

OH-Gov: 47% Kasich (R), 46% Strickland (D) (Quinnipiac 10/25-30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quinnipiac 10/25-30/10; 848 likely voters, 3.4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Quinnipiac release Ohio 2010 Governor 47% Kasich (R...

OH-Gov: 49% Kasich (R), 47% Strickland (D) (Columbia Dispatch 10/20-29)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Columbia Dispatch 10/20-29/10; 1,445 registered voters, 2.3% margin of error Mode: Mail Dispatch release Ohio 2010 Governor 49% Kasich (R), 47% Stri...

Amanda Terkel

SAD MEAL: Voter Intimidation At McDonald's Franchise

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There may be something rotten at McDonald's -- and it's not a year-old Happy Meal. The owner of a franchise in Canton, Ohio enclosed a...

OH-Sen: 53% Portman (R), 40% Fisher (D) (YouGov 10/28)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/25-28/10; 805 likely voters Mode: Internet (YouGov) Ohio 2010 Senate 53% Portman (R), 40% Fisher (D) (chart) 2010 Governor 48% Kasich (R...

OH-Gov: 48% Kasich (R), 44% Strickland (D) (Rasmussen 10/26)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/26/10; 750 Likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Ohio 2010 Governor 48% Kasich (R), 44% Stricklan...