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Ohio Governor Raises $1.5M More Toward Fall Race

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Republican incumbent governor John Kasich out-fundraised his Democratic opponent Ed Fitzgerald again in October.
5:56PM
October 3, 2014

Political donors poured another $1.5 million into Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s re-election campaign in September, as the term-limited Republican continued to amass a massive war chest against a struggling Democratic opponent.

Poll: Kasich’s Lead Grows To 22 Points

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The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University shows the Republican Kasich ahead of FitzGerald 57 percent to 35 percent.
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October 1, 2014

Governor John Kasich’s lead over his Democratic challenger has surpassed 20 points in the latest independent poll.

Governor Kasich’s Fundraising Dwarfs Rival’s

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Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich raised more money in August than his Democratic challenger, Ed FitzGerald
8:56AM
September 5, 2014

During a blistering month of political blows and campaign departures, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald has reported raising only about $111,000 in August. Incumbent John Kasich reports raising ten times that much.

Kasich Campaign May Be Looking Past November

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7:53AM
August 21, 2014

When John Kasich met with supporters in Beavercreek earlier this week, he didn’t mention his opponent in November.

Two Top Aides Leave Fitzgerald Campaign, More Changes Possible

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A Fitzgerald campaign spokeswoman confirms that campaign manager Nick Buis and communications director Daniel McElhatton have left their day-to-day roles with the campaign, but will assist as consultants on an as needed basis.
8:29AM
August 19, 2014

After weeks of bad headlines, low poll numbers and disappointing fundraising, there’s a major shakeup rattling the campaign of the Democratic candidate for governor.

Irish Visitors: Situation An ‘Innocuous Incident’

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Democratic candidate for governor, Ed FitzGerald calls incident with woman "innocuous".
4:01PM
August 1, 2014

The Democratic candidate for Ohio governor has released a statement from members of an Irish delegation calling a situation with a female delegate and the candidate an ‘innocuous incident.’ The statement from the campaign of Ed FitzGerald says FitzGerald was driving delegate Joanne Grehan back to her hotel in 2012 at the delegation’s request when [...]

Kasich Maintains Double-Digit Lead Over FitzGerald

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A new poll shows that Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald has gained little ground against Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
9:08AM
July 30, 2014

The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University shows Republican Kasich ahead of FitzGerald 48 percent to 36 percent. The same poll in May had Kasich leading by a 50-to-35 percent margin.

The Economic Impact Of Lebron

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The city of Cleveland was celebrating last week as Lebron James announced he was returning to Cleveland after four years with the Miami Heat.
8:55AM
July
17, 2014

Lebron James’ return to Cleveland is great news for basketball fans there. It’s also good news for their local economy.

Ohio Governor’s Race Ads Pitched At Working Class

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Ohio Governor John Kasich and challenger Ed Fitzgerald appeal to working Ohioans in their early TV campaign ads
1:15PM
July 16, 2014

Working-class Ohioans: The candidates for Ohio governor want you.

Ohio Candidate Sees Economic Plus In James’ Return

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Democratic candidate for governor, Ed FitzGerald welcomes LeBron James' decision to return to Cleveland.
2:38PM
July 11, 2014

Ohio’s Democratic candidate for governor says LeBron James’ return to Cleveland boosts more than the Cavaliers’ title chances.