Reduce their losses: The National Republican Congressional Committee canceled $960,000 in television ad time it had reserved in Ohio’s 9th congressional district during the final weeks of the election between Toledo Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur and Port Clinton Republican JR Majewski, Politico reports. Their action comes the day after the Associated Press reported that Majewski had misrepresented his military service. Majewski posted a tearful Facebook video that doubled down on claims he had served in Afghanistan, tore up Kaptur, vowed to keep fighting and complained, “In America today, it’s is a crime to love one’s country. It is a crime to support President Trump. Editor Kyle Kondik, originally from Ohio, tweeted on Thursday that Sabato’s crystal ball changed the rating of the seat of a “Democrat-leaning” tossup.
Abortion limits: Nan Whaley, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, is trying to make abortion the main issue in her race against Republican Gov. Mike DeWine. But while Whaley favors a constitutional amendment enshrining abortion rights previously guaranteed by Roe v. Wade of the United States Supreme Court in 1973, she told Jeremy Pelzer that she did not favor removing all limits on abortion in Ohio. “I support Roe’s codification,” Whaley said. “And Roe has limits.”
Ad Monitoring: The Congressional Leadership Fund, a GOP group aligned with Republican House Leader Kevin McCarthy, has begun running an ad that attacks Democratic candidate for the 13th congressional district, Emilia Sykes, as a catalyst for domestic violence. A CLF spokeswoman said the ad was airing digitally and on both broadcast and cable television as part of a $2.2 million ad booking in the Cleveland market announced by the group. in April. Sykes’ camp says the announcement misrepresents bail reform legislation she championed while serving in the Ohio House of Representatives, and that Sykes passed bipartisan legislation in 2017 that modernized bail reform legislation. state domestic violence laws.
Duck and Blanket: Two of the three Republicans seeking re-election to the Ohio Supreme Court “dodged” questions about whether the 2020 election was fraudulent, reports Laura Bischoff of Gannett Ohio. Justices Sharon Kennedy, who is running for Chief Justice, and Patrick Fischer, who is running for re-election to his seat, cited “pending cases” in their responses. Judge Pat DeWine said he had no reason to doubt the election results.
Collect: The Ohio Lottery is considering a rule change that would allow sports bettors to cash in winning tickets at any retailer where you can place a bet, not just the one where it was made, when sports gambling becomes legal in the state on January 1. The change is on the table because restaurants, bars and other small businesses that will host sports betting kiosks have raised concerns about keeping large sums of cash to pay out winning bets, Gannett’s Titus Wu reports. Ohio.
Autonomous vehicles: U.S. Representative Bob Latta, a Republican from Bowling Green, joined Michigan Democrat Debbie Dingell on Wednesday to host an inaugural event for the congressional autonomous vehicle (AV) caucus. Latta said members of Congress and broadcast stakeholders discussed the need for a federal framework for broadcast legislation while ensuring high safety standards. “I’ve said this many times, but we can ensure safety first, safety last, and safety always while working to keep the United States a leader in automotive innovation,” Latta said.
Auto showroom : Gov. Mike DeWine, Kaptur, Sen. Sherrod Brown and other politicians are scheduled to visit the General Motors transmission plant in Toledo on Friday for an economic development announcement involving General Motors. According to the Detroit Free Press, the company is expected to announce an investment in the plant to support electric vehicle propulsion, the first such project for the company.
Back to the ballot: Eric Ungaro, a township administrator for Mahoning County, is back on the ballot as an independent for Ohio’s 59th District following a ruling by the Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday. According to David Skolnick of the Youngstown Vindicator, a narrow 4-3 majority, Republican Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor joining the court’s three Democrats, found the Mahoning County Board of Elections failed to take charge. to prove that Ungaro had disaffiliated from the Democratic Party. . Ungaro will face Youngstown Councilwoman Lauren McNally, a Democrat, in what projects as a Democratic-leaning district while Republicans failed to field a candidate in the race.
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Question: These three counties in Ohio were named for the American militiamen who captured the British spy who helped recruit Benedict Arnold to side with the British during the Revolutionary War.
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When these two Ohioans ran (unsuccessfully), it was the only time in history that the presidential and vice presidential candidate on the ticket graduated from the same university. What are their names? (Bonus: Where are they listed?)
Answer: President Benjamin Harrison chose Whitelaw Reid as his running mate on the Republican ticket for the 1892 presidential ticket. Both graduated from the University of Miami – Harrison in 1852 and Reid in 1856. They ended up losing the election to the Democrats Grover Cleveland and Adlai Stevenson.
Adam J. Headlee, director of state government affairs at Clean Fuels Ohio was the winner.
Nick Castlee is leaving as a political and government reporter for Ideastream Public Media to become a government reporter for Signal Cleveland.
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“Crisis after crisis, scandal after scandal, the biggest banks on Wall Street have lost the trust of the American people. And as super regional banks get bigger and more complex, they start to look more and more like Wall Street.
U.S. Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Chairman Sherrod Brown, a Democrat from Ohio, addresses bank CEOs during an oversight hearing on the nation’s largest banks.
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