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Gov. John Kasich has set the dates for the special primary and election to find Congressman John Boehner’s replacement.

 

According to a news release, Secretary of State Jon Husted directed boards of elections for the counties in the 8th Congressional District to begin preparing.

 

The special primary for the seat will be held March 15 of the next year. It’ll be held in conjunction with the 2016 Presidential Primary Election. The special general election will be June 7.

 

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WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — A state lawmaker has joined the growing field for the U.S. House seat being vacated by Speaker John Boehner.

 

Fourth-term state Rep. Tim Derickson of Hanover Township says he'll bring "common-sense policies based on conservative principles" to Congress.

 

Other Republicans in the race so far include Butler County Auditor Roger Reynolds, state Sen. Bill Beagle of Tipp City, and Troy teacher J.D. Winteregg. No Democrats have joined the race yet.

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State Sen. Bill Beagle says he’s interested in taking over John Boehner’s congressional seat when the Speaker of the House steps down next month.

 

Beagle represents Ohio’s 5th senate district and though no dates for a special primary election have been announced, he says he will enter the race to represent Boehner’s 8th congressional district. Those two districts have some overlap.

 

Sen. Beagle says he has the economic track record to help get the job done.

 

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House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican representing the Springfield area and areas west of Dayton, will resign his position at the end of October.

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House Speaker John Boehner will have two guests from Springfield in the House gallery Tuesday night for President Obama's State of the Union address.

Clark State President Dr. Jo Alice Blondin will be one of Boehner's guests. She expects the president to address the critical role a community college plays in today's higher education landscape.

Public documents obtained by Ohio voter advocates show a key representative of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner was central in drawing the state's disputed congressional map.

Records released today by the Ohio Campaign for Accountable Redistricting show Tom Whatman, executive director of Team Boehner, participated in the process with legislative leaders, mapmaking consultants and the National Republican Congressional Committee. The correspondence includes a pledge by GOP Senate President Tom Niehaus  to deliver "a map that Speaker Boehner fully supports."

WASHINGTON, DC - Tea partiers rallying in Washington say House Speaker John Boehner should stay in his job - for now. Gathered across the street from the Capitol on Wednesday, members of the populist movement said they want the Ohio Rep. to rebuff any deals that don't include steep spending cuts, even if the August 2nd deadline passes and the U.S. begins a first-ever default.

Tea party activists in House Speaker John Boehner's district are offering him encouragement in the debt crisis negotiations.

They say they want to show support for Boehner's tough position in the showdown in Washington.

A couple hundred supporters, rallied Monday afternoon in West Chester Township. Boehner and other congressional leaders are working to find agreement on a deficit reduction plan with a stated Aug. 2 deadline

Cincinnati tea party leader Mike Wilson says he and others want Boehner to make sure there are significant federal spending cuts.

Boehner Well Positioned For November

Sep 24, 2010

In today's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks to Martin Gottlieb. He's on the editorial staff at the "Dayton Daily News" and is a columnists who covers local politics. This week, John Boehner unveiled the Republican "Pledge to America"; their governing agenda should they win the house in November. McCord first asks Gottleib about Boehner's ambitions for becoming Speaker of the House.