Politics & Policy

Ohio Monday Morning Roundup

Gubernatorial Race

  • Angus-Reid Public Opinion puts out a poll showing Kasich a hair-raising 2 points ahead of Ted Strickland, just as I have a piece on the home page explaining why Kasich, formerly at commanding heights against the incumbent Governor, is now having trouble holding his own. At the same time, Kasich’s support grows with newspaper editorial boards, with Crain’s Cleveland Business siding with him. And Ted Strickland is campaigning with President Obama and Glee star Matthew Morrison. Because President Obama and a Hollywood actor are totally going to win over the average Ohio voter. Hey, don’t stop believing, Strickland.

Senatorial Race

House Races

  • The NRCC has released two new ads in Ohio, in OH-6 and OH-18. They are below:

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