If It Walks And Quacks Like A Duck…

A Huffington Post Blog By Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper Three. That’s the number of delegates that Gov. John Kasich has won since Ohio’s primary on March 15. It’s not for lack of trying. In New York, Kasich tried a strategy that the Washington Post dubbed “eat everything in sight.” In between meals, he’s

Ohio Democratic Party To Hold First-Ever Minority Vendor Summit

Obama Pollster Cornell Belcher Will Be Featured Speaker COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party will hold its first-ever summit to boost minority vendor contracts with Democratic candidates and campaigns on Saturday, May 7, in Columbus with featured speaker Cornell Belcher, the president of brilliant corners, a polling firm that worked for the Democratic National Committee

Rob Portman’s Brutal Weekend

COLUMBUS — It was a brutal weekend for ultimate Washington insider Sen. Rob Portman. Portman was blasted by two op-eds from leading community members in the Youngstown Vindicator and Cleveland.com for his refusal to do his job and uphold his constitutional duty by considering Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. And on WKYC’s “Between The Lines,”

Portman’s Two Big Problems At His Hearing In Cleveland

Columbus Dispatch: “…Sen. Rob Portman has missed 72 percent of his Homeland Security Committee hearings during his first five years in the Senate.” Cleveland.com: “Sen. Rob Portman touts anti-heroin measures, even though he voted against their funding“ COLUMBUS — Sen. Rob Portman will attend a field hearing of the Homeland Security Committee today in Cleveland

Ohio Democratic Party Announces Final List of District-Level Delegates for Democratic National Convention

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party today announced the final list of pledged district-level delegates who will attend the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this summer. “We’re proud that our delegation will represent the energy, enthusiasm and diversity of Ohio Democrats,” said Chairman David Pepper. “We had more than 500 Ohioans run for district-level delegate,

Ohioans Protest Portman’s Unconstitutional Supreme Court Obstruction at Akron Press Club

Portman Greeted by Protester Dressed as the “Ninth Supreme Court Justice” COLUMBUS — Concerned Ohioans protested Sen. Rob Portman outside of his speech today to the Akron Press Club, highlighting Portman’s failure to do his job and uphold his constitutional duties by refusing to consider the new Supreme Court nominee. Among the protesters, one dressed

Ohio Democratic Party Statement On Today’s Supreme Court Arguments In United States v. Texas

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper on today’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on United States v. Texas, a lawsuit joined by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine that challenges President Barack Obama’s 2014 executive actions on immigration. “Attorney General Mike DeWine has once again dragged

D.C. Double-Talk At The Akron Press Club: Portman Brags About Drug Abuse Bill He Voted Against Funding

Cleveland.com: “Sen. Rob Portman touts anti-heroin measures, even though he voted against their funding“ COLUMBUS — Today at the Akron Press Club, Sen. Rob Portman is engaging in the kind of D.C. double-talk that Ohioans can’t stand about Washington: bragging about drug abuse prevention legislation that he voted against funding. “Just like the ultimate, opportunistic