Ohio Democratic Party Continues Statewide Tour in Massillon Highlighting Contrast in Senate Race

Massillon Mayor Catazaro-Perry and ODP Chairman Pepper highlight how Ted is fighting for working families, while Portman looks out for the rich and the powerful MASSILLON, OHIO — Today in Massillon, Ohio leaders continued a statewide tour to highlight the central contrast in the U.S. Senate race: Ted Strickland is fighting for working families, while

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on E-Charter Overbilling Taxpayers by $60 Million

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following statement from Chairman David Pepper in response to today’s report by the Cleveland Plain Dealer that the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow overbilled Ohio taxpayers by more than $60 million by padding its enrollment numbers with 9,000 “ghost” students: “The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow isn’t a school

Ohio Democratic Party State Convention Elects Candidates for Presidential Elector

Executive Committee Endorses State School Board Candidates, Resolutions COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party today held its quadrennial State Convention to elect candidates for presidential elector, and the party’s executive committee endorsed State Board of Education candidates, as well as several resolutions, including one calling on Secretary of State Jon Husted to restore voting rights

As Portman Visits Central State University, Ohio Democrats Highlight His Record of Hurting Ohio College Students

WILBERFORCE, OHIO — As Sen. Rob Portman tours Central State University today, here’s a reminder of Portman’s record of making it harder and more expensive for Ohio students to get a college education. “Senator Portman campaigning at a university is like Donald Trump campaigning at an African-American church — it oozes hypocrisy and is clearly

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Today’s 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Decision

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following statement from Chairman David Pepper and state Rep. Kathleen Clyde on today’s decision by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals: “Today’s appellate court decision is a huge win for Ohio voters and voting rights generally,” said Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper. “The court’s decision reaffirms

“Seems Like Good Advice To Me” — O’Brien Staffer Suggests It Is Reasonable to “Run Down” Protesters

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following statement calling on Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney Ron O’Brien to discipline one of his attorneys, who publicly endorsed running down protesters as “good advice” and a “reasonable” reaction to protests. “This sort of inflammatory commentary has no place in the Franklin County prosecutor’s office, and Prosecutor

As Ohio Moves to Block Overtime Rule, Portman’s Record of Dismantling Overtime Pay Protections Front and Center

COLUMBUS — With reports that Ohio is attempting to block the Obama Administration’s rule to expand overtime wage protections, here’s a reminder of Sen. Rob Portman’s record of dismantling overtime protections. “Senator Portman will stop at nothing to defend the wealthy special interests he serves, even if that means denying millions of hard-working Americans the