Ohio Democratic Party Celebrates Women’s History Month

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party today released the following statement celebrating the start of Women’s History Month: “Almost 170 years ago, famed abolitionist Sojourner Truth delivered her powerful ‘Ain’t I A Woman?’ speech at the Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio, encouraging women to fight for equality with men,” said Ohio Democratic Party Vice

Ohio Leaders Speak Out Against Sen. Rob Portman’s Record of Opposing Funding to Combat the Heroin Epidemic

Chillicothe Mayor, Pike County Judge, ODP Executive Director Discuss Epidemic’s Effect on Ohio Communities and Need for Funding COLUMBUS — As the Senate is set to vote on an anti-heroin and opioid abuse bill, today Ohio leaders spoke out against Sen. Rob Portman’s record of prioritizing the Washington power brokers and wealthy special interests he

FLASHBACK: Portman: “Irresponsible” Not to Cut Medicare

Sen. Rob Portman Prioritizes the Interests of Washington Power Brokers and Wealthy Special Interests, Ohio Seniors Pay the Price COLUMBUS — As Ted Strickland earns the endorsement of the Alliance for Retired Americans today, here’s a reminder that Sen. Rob Portman is putting the interests of the Washington power brokers and wealthy special interests he

One Day After Kasich’s Retrograde Comments, Portman Praises Kasich’s “Positive” Campaign

Ohio Democrats Call on Portman To Condemn Kasich’s Controversial Statement COLUMBUS — Just one day after Gov. John Kasich made his infamous comment about women leaving “their kitchens” to support him, on Tuesday — during an appearance on the Fox Business Network — Sen. Rob Portman praised Kasich for running a “positive” campaign and for

Senator Rob Portman’s Supreme Court Fallout

Sen. Rob Portman is facing a serious backlash from voters and the press for his his continued refusal to uphold his constitutional duty and consider a new Supreme Court justice. It’s one of the clearest examples yet of how Portman is prioritizing the interests of the Washington powerbrokers and the wealthy special interests he serves

Ohio Democratic Party Launches Petition Calling on Portman to Support Emergency Funding for the Heroin Epidemic

Petition: Ohio Deserves Better Than Portman’s D.C. Double-Talk On Drug Abuse  As the Senate is set to consider an anti-heroin bill, today the Ohio Democratic Party is launching a new online petition calling on Sen. Rob Portman to stop playing politics and putting the interests of Washington powerbrokers over Ohio when it comes to drug

Kasich Gives Don Draper A Run For His Money

Kasich: “Many Women… Left Their Kitchens” To Campaign For Him COLUMBUS — One day after he signed legislation attacking women’s health care, Gov. John Kasich today displayed a “Mad Men”-era view of women when he told a crowd in Virginia that “many women… left their kitchens to go out and go door to door” for

VIDEO: Ohio Republican Party Comes Out Against Portman’s Politics of Obstruction On The Supreme Court

COLUMBUS — This weekend the Ohio Republican Party came out against Sen. Rob Portman’s obstructionist position that the nomination of a new Supreme Court Justice should come after the Presidential election. Here is Ohio Republican Party Chairman Matt Borges on WBNS-TV’s “Face the State” yesterday, stating that the Senate should consider President Obama’s nominee to

Ohio Democratic Party Statement On Gov. John Kasich Signing Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement today from Chairman David Pepper on Gov. John Kasich signing into law a bill that takes away funding from Planned Parenthood and vital programs that prevent infant mortality, provide HIV testing, address domestic violence and more. “With his decision today to sign House Bill 294,