ODP Statement On Vance Calling Rape “Inconvenient” 

Columbus, OH — Following a new Daily Beast report that J.D. Vance called rape “inconvenient,” Ohio Democratic Party Chair Liz Walters released the following statement: “J.D. Vance’s statement is dangerous and despicable. He is unfit to serve in the United States Senate.”  Read the report below: Daily Beast: J.D. Vance Defends Texas Abortion Ban, Calls

‘Actions Scream So Much Louder Than Their Hollow Words:’ Ohio Capital Journal Takes DeWine and LaRose to Task for Again Betraying Ohio Voters

Columbus, OH — In case you missed it, Ohio Capital Journal editor David DeWitt today took Mike DeWine and Frank LaRose to task for once again breaking their promises to Ohio voters as they bowed to political pressure and voted to pass unconstitutional statehouse maps. DeWitt looked back on past statements from DeWine and LaRose

J.D. Vance Struggles To Explain His Sham Non-Profit

Columbus, OH — In an interview with The Spectator, Silicon Valley millionaire J.D. Vance is facing more scrutiny about his “superficial” “charade” non-profit, Our Ohio Renewal.  In the latest interview, Vance acknowledged his organization’s limited impact, saying, “Is it a massive nonprofit? No. Did we spend a lot of money? No. Did we raise a

Mandel Slams Timken, Vance Amid Gonzalez Retirement Announcement In Latest Round of GOP Infighting

Columbus, OH — As Congressman Anthony Gonzalez announced his retirement after facing pressure over his insufficient support of Donald Trump, Jane Timken’s past defense of Gonzalez’s vote to impeach Trump is in the spotlight: Josh Mandel skewered Timken on Friday, saying she was “pro-impeachment” and “having a candlelight vigil for her bud Anthony Gonzalez.” He

Ohio Democratic Party Statement On Matt Dolan Joining Increasingly Crowded GOP Primary of Out-Of-Touch Millionaires Running for Senate

Columbus, OH — Following Matt Dolan’s announcement that he is running for Senate, Ohio Democratic Party spokesperson Michael Beyer released the following statement: “Add Matt Dolan to the long list of out-of-touch millionaires vying for the GOP Senate nomination. With this latest addition to the GOP clown show, this primary is sure to get nastier,

Mike DeWine and Frank LaRose Know They’re Betraying Voters But They’re Gonna Do It Anyway

Mike DeWine Thinks Following the Constitution is Too Much Work, Would Rather ‘Get It Over With and Move On’ Instead Columbus, OH — This week, Republicans Mike DeWine and Frank LaRose once again showed their true colors as they both admitted the gerrymandered ‘maps’ passed by the GOP-controlled Redistricting Commission may be unconstitutional and then

“Phony,” “Total Fraud,” And “Insanely Stupid”: Here’s How Republicans Are Talking About Their #OHSEN Candidates

September 17, 2021 Happy Friday and welcome to the inaugural edition of “Buckeye Brawl,” a weekly newsletter from the Ohio Democratic Party highlighting the nasty, chaotic, and expensive Republican primary for Senate. The out-of-control primary is making conservatives “deeply worried” about the prospects of Republicans losing this seat.  As the Republican Senate primary continues to

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on the Unconstitutional, Purely Partisan Maps Passed by Republican Politicians

Columbus, OH — Ohio Democratic Party Chair Elizabeth Walters released the following statement after Republicans flouted the Constitution, spat in the face of Ohio voters and once again put their own political interests over the needs of our state by passing purely partisan 4-year maps that statehouse Republicans used to choose their voters rather than