“Never In The Battle,” “Resident Shapeshifter,” And “Desperate:” How Republicans Spent The Week Attacking Their #OHSEN Candidates

January 7, 2021 Happy Friday, and welcome to “Buckeye Brawl,” a weekly newsletter from the Ohio Democratic Party highlighting the nasty, chaotic, and expensive Republican primary for Senate. This out-of-control primary is making conservatives “deeply worried” about the prospects of Republicans losing this seat.  As the Republican Senate primary continues to sink lower and lower,

Ohio Democratic Party Chair Walters Statement Marking the Anniversary of the Jan. 6th Attack on our Nation

For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 6, 2022 Columbus, OH — Today, Ohio Democratic Party Chair Elizabeth Walters released the following statement marking the terrorist attack that took place at the U.S. Capitol one year ago today. “One year ago today, our nation was attacked. We watched as our very democracy was violently threatened in an

Jane Timken Touts Endorsement of Trump Critic Who Blasted Trump As “Untruthful,” “Insulting” and Lacking “Substance”

Columbus, OH — Jane Timken is touting the endorsement of a Trump critic who blasted Trump as “untruthful, insulting,” and lacking “substance.” Which leads us to ask … why is Jane Timken accepting the endorsement of a Trump critic, especially in a primary race that’s been all about Trump so far?    Here are a couple

“Politics First” “A Reign of Terror” and “HB 6 Feeling ‘22:” What’s Making Headlines With Republican #OHGOV Candidates This Week 

  January 3, 2022  Good Monday afternoon, and welcome back to Mike Check, your weekly source of all the infighting, conspiracy spewing and corruption that’s making headlines in and around the Republican governor’s race and Mike DeWine’s statehouse, courtesy of the Ohio Democratic Party. As the gubernatorial race heats up, Republicans are in disarray with Mike

And The ODP Clown Awards Go To… 

Columbus, OH — This past year, we’ve witnessed plenty of clownery from the Republican U.S. Senate candidates as their primary has “descended into meanness and pettiness and just plain craziness unlike anything ever seen in Ohio Republican politics.” We wanted to take a moment to commemorate how the event has become a “reputation-ruining event for

Here’s What They’re Saying: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Benefits All Corners of Ohio

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 21, 2021 Columbus, OH – Earlier this year, President Joe Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law, cementing the largest investment in our nation’s infrastructure in a century. This month, the Ohio Democratic Party and For Our Future Ohio traveled around the state to talk directly to

“Recusal Woes” and “Dodging DeWine:” What’s Making Headlines With Republican #OHGOV Candidates This Week 

  December 20, 2021 Good Monday afternoon, and welcome back to Mike Check, your weekly source of all the infighting, conspiracy spewing and corruption that’s making headlines in and around the Republican governor’s race and Mike DeWine’s statehouse, courtesy of the Ohio Democratic Party. As the gubernatorial race heats up, Republicans are in disarray with Mike

What They’re Saying: The GOP #OHSEN Primary Is “One Of The Most Expensive In The Country”

Columbus, OH — The Ohio Republican Senate primary is one of the most expensive races in the country. The crowded primary is “unprecedented,” “expected to break records,” and “one of the costliest elections in America.”  An expensive primary with five well-funded candidates could mean a long, protracted primary fight that forces candidates to extreme positions