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US Rep. Tubbs Jones of Ohio passes away

 The Hegemo

  The Associated Press wrote US Rep. Tubbs Jones of Ohio in critical condition  By M.R. KROPKO Democratic U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones, the first black woman to represent Ohio in Congress, had a brain hemorrhage and was in critical condition with limited brain function, a doctor said Wednesday. Tubbs Jones, 58, suffered the hemorrhage […]


Strickland approvals at 60%, new poll says

Walker Evans Walker Evans

politickeroh.com wrote Strickland approvals at 60%, new poll says By Editor Gov. Ted Strickland has a 60%-25% approval rating among Ohio voters, up from 55%-23% on June 4, according to a new poll released today by Quinnipiac University. Republicans give the Democratic Governor a 47%-35% job approval, while he’s at 57%-27% among independents. “With a […]


David Robinson releases new campaign video


I’m sure some of you read our (FM Studios) casting call for a commercial we were shooting for David Robinson. David is running against the Republican giant Pat Tiberi in OH’s 12th Congressional District. Anyway, this is the finished product from that shoot. We are very proud of this and hope that you like it […]


Older Suburbs Show Signs Of Voter Changes

Walker Evans Walker Evans

WOSU wrote Older Columbus Suburbs Show Signs Of Voter Changes. Associated Press (2008-08-11) In recent years, the political swing state of Ohio has seen some older suburbs become swing communities themselves. They have supported a more even mix of voters as Democrats move in and some Republican voters settle in new suburbs even farther from […]


McCain having lunch at Schmidts today


talkingpointsmemo.com wrote McCain To Be In German Restaurant While Obama Gives Berlin Speech By Greg Sargent – July 24, 2008 Not sure what to make of this. While Obama gives his historic speech in Berlin today, John McCain will be lunching in a German restaurant in Ohio. Farah Hice, a hostess at Schmidt’s Restaurant and […]


Strickland to hire GOP incumbents


The Columbus Dispatch wrote Gov. Ted Strickland might have found a new formula for helping his fellow Democrats capture control of the Ohio House this year: If you can’t beat ’em, hire ’em. Strickland already has been plenty helpful to House Democrats, particularly in their fundraising efforts. Now, in a move that has angered Republicans, […]


OH-12’s Robinson in Spotlight at ActBlue.com


For anyone paying attention to the race in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District, you probably know that Pat Tiberi (R) is getting $100,000s in support from PACs and special interests for his campaign, as he always has. However, his challenger, David Robinson (D), is raising money the same way as Presidential contender Barack Obama: through small […]


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