Statement from Ohio Young Black Democrats on Gov. Jeb Bush’s Comments

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Young Black Democrats today released the following statement in reaction to Gov. Jeb Bush’s comments yesterday about Republicans’ appeal to African Americans. “Governor Bush’s comments are exactly why so many African-American voters have rejected the Republican Party,” said Ohio Young Black Democrats President Dontavius Jarrells. “The Democratic Party isn’t the party

VIDEO: “No Jobs Rob” Shutdown Watch

Portman Voted to Bring Gov’t Closer to Shutdown Thursday, Local Leaders Hold Him Accountable for Playing Washington Politics with Ohio Jobs COLUMBUS – U.S. Sen. Rob Portman voted Thursday to bring the federal government closer to a shutdown,  and with the deadline for congressional action coming Wednesday, Portman and the Senate have left for the weekend

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on So-Called “Right to Work” Legislation

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Democratic Party today released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper on Ohio Republican lawmakers’ plans to introduce so-called “right to work” legislation. “The Koch brothers’ shady front group, Americans for Prosperity, came to Columbus last month, and it looks like Ohio Republicans got the message loud and clear. One month

Ohio Republicans Attack Women’s Health Care

As Government Shutdown Looms, Ohio’s Republican Congressmen Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood COLUMBUS – Ohio Republican Congressmen Steve Chabot, Bob Gibbs, Bill Johnson, Jim Jordan, Dave Joyce, Bob Latta, Jim Renacci, Steve Stivers, Pat Tiberi, Mike Turner and Brad Wenstrup today voted to endanger health care for tens of thousands of Ohioans who receive critical

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Kasich Comments on GOP Outreach to Latino Community

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party today released the following statement in response to comments made by Gov. John Kasich at a high-dollar GOP luncheon in California regarding Republican outreach to the Hispanic and Latino community. “It is appalling that Governor Kasich would make such offensive comments about Hispanic and Latino voters — especially during

Portman Issues Slap In Faces of Veterans Offended By Ad

Senator Not Only Refuses to Apologize, But Threatens to Double Money Behind Ad Exploiting Service Members Killed in Iraq COLUMBUS — U.S. Sen. Rob Portman ratcheted up his insults to veterans today, telling WFMJ-TV in Youngstown he will double the money he’s spending on a political attack ad that uses a photo of the coffins