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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.
3:00PM
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.

Ed FitzGerald Calls For JobsOhio Transparency

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Ed FitzGerald calls for more transparency for JobsOhio.
4:45PM
September
9, 2013

Democrat Ed FitzGerald, who’s running for governor, unveiled a list of changes he’d like to see at JobsOhio if he were to take office. He says the private, non-profit job creation group should adopt these suggestions in order to be more transparent and efficient. The Cuyahoga County executive called for sunshine law requirements, public audits, [...]

Fitzgerald Calls For Ethics Review Of JobsOhio

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Dem. Ed Fitzgerald is pushing the Ohio Ethics Board to investigate JobsOhio for possible wrong-doing.
7:56AM
August
2, 2013

An investigative report showing two-thirds of the board members for JobsOhio close ties to companies receiving benefits from the job program is getting the attention of a key candidate for governor.

Cleveland Democrat Enters 2014 Ohio Governor Race

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Democratic government official in northeastern Ohio, Ed FitzGerald, announced Wednesday he will run for Governor on the Democratic ticket.
3:58PM
April 24, 2013

The top Democratic official in Cuyahoga County has officially entered the campaign to challenge Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) in next year’s election.

Kasich Gets Second-Straight Positive Approval Rating

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The poll from Quinnipiac Universeity says 52 percent of Ohio voters approve of Kasich’s job performance, compared to 34 percent disapproval.
7:57AM
April 18, 2013

A new independent poll says a majority of Ohio voters approve of Gov. John Kasich’s job performance. it also says Kasich holds a commanding lead over Democrats likely to challenge him in 2014.