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Run for Governor, Risk a Pay Cut

Joe Hallett, senior editor at The Columbus Dispatch, writes an intriguing column about the factors running through the mind of Democratic Cuyahoga County executive Ed FitzGerald, as he contemplates challenging Republican Ohio governor John Kasich in 2014 — weighing family and the burdens of campaigning vs. what he could do in the job.

Perhaps the most intriguing wrinkle is that the Cuyahoga County executive makes $31,000 a year more than the governor of Ohio does.

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