Presidential Campaign

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Gov. John Kasich was among 10 Republican presidential candidates on the debate stage Wednesday night.


This was Kasich’s chance to get more attention. He’s still struggling to gain traction is early voting states like New Hampshire and Iowa.


During his opening statement, the governor echoed his pre-debate rally comments telling voters he’s tired of the “nonsense” he’s heard from the other candidates.


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Gov. John Kasich delivered his first major policy speech since the launch of his campaign for the Republican nomination for president.


Kasich told supporters in New Hampshire Thursday that he’ll balance the federal budget within eight years in a plan that includes tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy.


Mandel Continues To Support Senator Marco Rubio's Presidential Bid

Aug 6, 2015
Ohio Treasurer of State Website

Leading up to the Republican presidential debate, Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel sponsored a rally Wednesday in Cleveland for candidate U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida. Mandel’s support for the son of Cuban immigrants has sparked some controversy.

Mandel angered fellow Ohio Republicans last May when he endorsed Rubio as Gov. John Kasich was weighing his presidential bid. During the packed rally at the Town Hall bar in Cleveland, Mandel said Rubio first impressed him during a speech last year an Ohio hotel.

President Barack Obama’s Heartland Bus Tour rolled through Springfield on Thursday as his re-election campaign stopped outside Springfield’s Obama for America office before heading to Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa.

Several local VIP's spoke at the event, including Clark County Sheriff Gene Kelly and Greg Schultz, OFA-Ohio state director, targeted the state’s auto workers and farmers.