Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Dem FitzGerald Readies 2014 Run For Ohio Governor
A top Democratic government official in northeastern Ohio said he’s forming an exploratory committee to consider a bid for governor in 2014.
In a video posted to YouTube, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald said Monday that he’s concerned about the direction the state is headed under Republican Gov. John Kasich.
Kasich ousted former Gov. Ted Strickland in 2010 in one of Ohio’s most expensive governor’s races. The first-term governor said he plans to run again. He’s raised more than $2.7 million over the past two years and has $2.1 million on hand.
FitzGerald, a former FBI agent and Lakewood mayor, was elected in 2010 to lead a new county executive-council government in Ohio’s most populous county to replace a scandal-plagued commissioner form.
Monday’s move allows FitzGerald to raise money without formally declaring his candidacy.