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Fitzgerald Focuses On Kasich, Not Long-Shot Primary Opponent

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Larry Ealy is widely expected to lose big in Tuesday's race to be the Democratic candidate for governor.
8:57AM
May
5, 2014

There is a primary on Tuesday’s statewide Democratic primary ballot. But it’s not expected to be much of a contest.

Kasich Rolls Out First TV Ad In Campaign For Governor

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The ad debuted Tuesday morning and is expected to run on local television stations for one week.
10:01AM
April 15, 2014

The incumbent Republican governor on Tuesday released a television ad titled “Deliver” that focuses on his humble western Pennsylvania roots, entering Ohio politics, and starting a family.

Kasich Heads To Medina For State Of The State Speech

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Kasich took his second State of the State on the road to Steubenville in 2012. He gave the 2013 address in Lima.
8:01AM
February
24, 2014

The Ohio media descends on the northeast Ohio city of Medina tonight as Governor John Kasich gives his fourth State of the State address.

Kasich’s Lead Tightening

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FitzGerald, the Cuyahoga county executive, delivers his State of the County address at noon Wednesday. It comes as the new Quinnipiac University poll shows Kasich leading FitzGerald 43 percent to 38 percent.
7:53AM
February 19, 2014

The latest independent poll in the race for governor shows John Kasich’s lead over Democratic challenger Ed Fitzgerald is shrinking.

Ohio Gov Holds Almost $8 Million In Campaign Cash

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Governor Kasich has nearly $8 million at the beginning of this election year. His opponent, Democrat Ed FitzGerald has yet to releases his finances.
12:43PM
January 31, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has close to $8 million in campaign cash on hand at the start of the election year.

Party Chairs Assess Ohio Gov Candidate Weaknesses

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Chairmen of the Ohio Democratic and Republican parties are quick to point out the weaknesses of the opposing candidates at the AP's Legislative Forum.
3:38PM
January 30, 2014

Ohio’s political party chairmen have jumped at the chance to highlight vulnerabilities of the gubernatorial contender running on the opposite ticket.

Hamilton County Commissioner May Challenge FitzGerald

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Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune says he may challenge Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald.
2:46PM
December 17, 2013

The unofficial Democratic candidate for governor Ed FitzGerald may face a primary challenge.

Democrat Reassures Backers In Race For OH Governor

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Despite a setback this week, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald wants to reassure supporters his campaign is on track to take on Governor Kasich next year.
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December 11, 2013

Ohio Democrats’ presumptive 2014 gubernatorial nominee, Ed FitzGerald, is seeking to reassure supporters that his campaign is focused and moving forward after his running mate left the race in a flap over unpaid tax debts.

Kasich Continues Lead In Latest Poll

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9:02AM
November 26, 2013

A new independent poll says Governor John Kasich continues to hold a lead over Democratic challenger Ed Fitzgerald in next year’s election.

FitzGerald Picks SW Ohio Senator As Running Mate

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Senate Minority Leader Eric Kearney is Ed FitzGerald's pick to be his running mate.
12:56PM
November 20, 2013

Democratic gubernatorial contender Ed FitzGerald has picked a Cincinnati lawyer and state senator well known to President Barack Obama as his running mate as he seeks to unseat Republican Gov. John Kasich in 2014.