Ohio Democrats Highlight Culture of Corruption in Columbus

ELYRIA — Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper and Sharon Sweda, candidate for Ohio Senate District 13, yesterday held a news conference to demand answers about Ohio Statehouse corruption from gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine and state Rep. Nathan Manning. Disgraced former Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger resigned the speakership earlier this month amid reports that

Does Robert Sprague Believe In Punishing Ohio Women For Making Personal Health Care Decisions?

COLUMBUS — As Ohio makes national headlines for legislation recently introduced by Statehouse Republicans to criminalize abortion, the Ohio GOP’s endorsed state treasurer candidate, Robert Sprague, is backing this blatantly unconstitutional and cruel attack on women’s health care. “Robert Sprague’s Republican colleague in the Ohio House, Ron Hood, is proudly touting his proposal to have

DeWine Loses In Court. Again.

Federal Appellate Court Strikes Down Ohio Law Defunding Planned Parenthood COLUMBUS — A federal appeals court today delivered yet another legal defeat to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, whose office has been defending a law to defund Planned Parenthood and take away funding for health screenings and programs to combat dating violence and infant mortality.

New Ad: DeWine Comes Out Against John Kasich’s Medicaid Expansion

COLUMBUS — After spending months ducking questions about whether he supports Gov. John Kasich’s Medicaid expansion, the Ohio Republican Party’s anointed candidate, Mike DeWine, released a new ad yesterday attacking opponent Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor for having “supported Barack Obama’s Medicaid expansion under Obamacare.” “It’s sad that Mike DeWine needs to hide behind a television

Keith Faber Yet To Return Rosenberger’s Money

Disgraced Former Ohio House Speaker Raised $14,850 at Fundraiser for Faber in January COLUMBUS — Nearly a week after former Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger hired a defense lawyer because of a potential FBI investigation, and three days after Rosenberger announced his resignation, state Rep. Keith Faber — the GOP candidate for auditor — still

House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger Actually Steps Down

Ohio Dems: DeWine Must Recuse From Any State AG Investigation Into His Fellow Republican COLUMBUS — Amid reports the Republican Speaker of the Ohio House, Cliff Rosenberger, is under federal investigation, he is now going to step down immediately, rather than depart at the end of the month — which would have allowed him to