Suburban Central Ohio To Play Host To DNC Debate

Westerville’s Otterbein University Will Be Site for October Debate COLUMBUS — The setting for the Democratic National Committee’s next presidential debate — Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, a Franklin County suburb that has trended blue over the past six years — highlights once again how suburban voters will play a major role in the 2020

Ohio Dems Statement on Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune Not Seeking Re-election

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement from Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper in response to Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune’s announcement today: “Hamilton County has become a reliably blue county, in both local and statewide elections, and the Democrat who started it all was Todd Portune, running a courageous and

ICYMI — Trump’s Trade War Hitting Manufacturing Sector

In case you missed it… Bloomberg is highlighting how Donald Trump’s disastrous trade war — which is already hurting Ohio farmers and small businesses — is also negatively impacting U.S. manufacturers, which are “making less than they did a year ago.” One Ohio company noted that they were holding off on hiring new workers because

Did Steve Chabot Create A Culture That Condoned Campaign Finance Violations?

Chabot Ducks Responsibility Now That The Shoe Is On The Other Foot CINCINNATI — Ohio Democratic Party Chairman reminded Congressman Steve Chabot today “there is no passing the buck” about his campaign’s financial irregularities — which escaped detection despite 21 letters from the Federal Election Commission over the past six years — and emphasized Chabot’s

Ohio Dems To Welcome DNC Debate To Buckeye State In October

COLUMBUS — The Democratic National Committee will hold its October presidential debate in Ohio — another indication that the Buckeye State is in play for 2020. “We’re excited to partner with the DNC to bring the next sanctioned presidential debate to Ohio,” said Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper. “As is happening across the nation,

County Commissioners, Prosecutors, Sheriffs Stand Against Yost’s Attempts To Take Over Opioid Lawsuits

COLUMBUS — A bevy of statewide groups representing local municipalities, county commissioners, prosecutors, sheriffs and coroners have all come out against Dave Yost’s plan to take control over lawsuits filed by local governments to hold the pharmaceutical industry accountable and pay damages over the opioid crisis. “For nearly 10 years now local communities in Ohio

Ohio Dems Renew Call For Purge Freeze, Independent Audit

COLUMBUS — Following the news Thursday that Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose will allow purged voters — including those improperly purged — only the opportunity to cast provisional ballots in upcoming elections, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper renewed his and others’ call for an immediate halt to LaRose’s purging of Ohio voters and