Mike DeWine Won’t “Do Something”

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 25, 2022 CONTACT: Cameron Keir, [email protected], 614-506-5413 Columbus, OH — In the wake of the unthinkable tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, which comes just 10 days after the unthinkable tragedy in Buffalo, New York, one thing remains clear: Mike DeWine will not take action to prevent similar violence in Ohio. In 2019, after a mass shooting

Mike DeWine is in Cleveland Campaigning on Funding He Opposed 

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 23, 2022 Cleveland, OH — Today, Mike DeWine is coming to Cleveland to tout grants for Northeast Ohio law enforcement. The problem? Mike DeWine opposed the legislation passed by Democrats that made this funding possible. The funding grant for Cleveland’s critical Real Time Crime Center comes from the American Rescue Plan, legislation that

FRAUD FLASHBACKS: Vance Said Trump Was “Too Cautious” In Calling Out Racism After Charlottesville 

For Immediate Release: May 20, 2022 Columbus, OH — Before he decided to run for U.S. Senate, J.D. Vance lambasted Trump’s approach to inciting a deadly rally in Charlottesville in 2017. As a paid CNN contributor in 2017, Vance said, “If I was President Trump in this situation, I’d spike the football. This is one of the things that really

ROUNDUP: J.D. Vance Slammed For Promoting Dangerous “Great Replacement” Conspiracy Theory

Columbus, OH — This week, California Vance earned wall-to-wall coverage for promoting the dangerous “great replacement” conspiracy theory that radicalized the Buffalo terrorist. Since launching his U.S. Senate campaign, Vance’s rhetoric has echoed the deadly white supremacist rhetoric identified in forums across the internet, according to experts on hate speech. “J.D. Vance will do or say

Intel Inside? DeWine Won’t Say

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 “The DeWine administration has already seen its share of ethics struggles.” Columbus, OH — Today, the Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement after the Ohio Capital Journal revealed that Mike DeWine has a financial stake in Intel but won’t reveal how much stock in the company he owns or whether his

Before Mike DeWine Tries to Take Credit for It, Let’s be Clear about Who Secured Funding Likely Headed to Ohio Communities 

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Columbus, OH — Ahead of an expected vote in the Ohio House tomorrow to distribute more than $420 million to local communities across Ohio, the Ohio Democratic Party is making sure Ohioans know who is (and isn’t) responsible for the critical investments expected to come their way. The American Rescue Plan, which

“Call To Action,” “HB6 on HBO,” “Find Some Shame” and “The Blades Come Out:” The Mess Surrounding Mike DeWine’s Campaign This Week 

May 16, 2022 Good Monday afternoon, and welcome back to Mike Check, your weekly source of all the infighting, conspiracy spewing and corruption that’s making headlines in and around the Republican governor’s race and Mike DeWine’s statehouse, courtesy of the Ohio Democratic Party. Here are some stories you may have missed: CALL TO ACTION. Last week,

ICYMI: John Oliver Takes on FirstEnergy Bribery Scandal

For Immediate Release: Monday, May 16, 2022 Columbus, OH — In case you missed it, HBO’s Last Week Tonight With John Oliver took FirstEnergy and Ohio Republicans to task last night with a feature on how working Americans are paying the price for the too-cozy relationship between politicians and Big Energy. Oliver highlighted the FirstEnergy bribery scandal as

California Vance Is Struggling To Unite The Ohio GOP

For Immediate Release: May 16, 2022 Columbus, OH — California Vance is limping into the general election and struggling to unite the Ohio GOP – he himself even admitted just how unlikable he is. On the Mark Blazor Show last week, Vance said, “there are a lot of Republican voters with hurt feelings about the primary results.”