Reactions to the May 6 primary from Ohio Republican Party (ORP) officials make it clear that ORP is proud to have won contested races by lying about its candidates being champions of limited government, and will employ the same strategy in the future.
“So-called ‘Right To Work’ is a dangerous attack on working and middle-class families,” leftist think tank Policy Matters Ohio warned in a recent invitation to a propaganda event organized by union front We Are Ohio.
Tom Brinkman has defeated incumbent Peter Stautberg in the Republican primary for the 27th Ohio House District despite being smeared as an ally of Democrats by the Ohio Republican Party.
I discussed Ohio’s primary election and Governor John Kasich’s latest Common Core spin with Brian Thomas on the 55KRC morning show today.
Ohio Governor John Kasich wildly mischaracterized Common Core as “written by local school districts” and lied about how his Obamacare Medicaid expansion will be paid for during a May 5 appearance on The Mike Trivisonno Show on WTAM 1100 in Cleveland.
Ohio Republican Party (ORP) mailers sent this month painted Republican primary candidate Caleb Davenport, who is challenging Sen. Frank LaRose in the 27th Ohio Senate District, as an opponent of tax cuts and pro-life policies.
Maurice Thompson, director of the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law, warned in a May 1 release that passage of Ohio Issue 1 would increase the state’s debt load in a way that would imbalance the state budget and almost certainly lead to future tax hikes.
Republican Governor John Kasich appeared in a Defending Main Street mailer this week attacking Ohio Rep. Matt Lynch (R-Bainbridge Twp.) for his opposition to Kasich’s big-government agenda.
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, who was paid $543,150 last year, defended her compensation by claiming her pay is $360,000 and other reported expenses simply prove the union’s “transparency.”
Ohio Republican Party leadership spent tens of thousands of dollars on in-kind support for incumbent senators and representatives facing primary challenges from the right, based on campaign finance records from the most recent reporting period.