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Blackwell Ends Senate Speculation

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J. Kenneth Blackwell -- the former GOP treasurer, secretary of state and 2006 gubernatorial candidates -- just announced on Twitter he won't run for the seat now held by Democrat Sherrod Brown.
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June
24, 2011

J. Kenneth Blackwell — the former GOP treasurer, secretary of state and 2006 gubernatorial candidates — just announced on Twitter he won’t run for the seat now held by Democrat Sherrod Brown.

Blackwell Still Unsure About U.S. Senate Run

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Former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell says he's still deciding whether to run for Sherrod Brown's seat in the U.S. Senate.
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June
9, 2011

Former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell says he’s still deciding whether to run for Sherrod Brown’s seat in the U.S. Senate.

US House Committee votes for Blackwell Subpoena

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February 26, 2008

A US House subcommittee Tuesday voted to issue a subpoena for former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell. To prepare for this November’s general elections the subcommittee on Civil Rights is investigating.

Candidates Exchange Sharp Words In Final Debate.

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October 16, 2006

Sharp words in Ohio’s fourth and final debate between the candidates running for governor. Republican Ken Blackwell, behind in polls and fundraising, tried to link Democrat Ted Strickland to the outrage generated by the Mark Foley scandal. Blackwell accused Strickland of being soft on child abusers. Strickland said Blackwell should be ashamed of himself.

Ohio Governor Candidates Outline Economic Plans

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October 5, 2006

Republican Ken Blackwell and Democrat Ted Strickland wrangled over the economy in the third debate in the governor’s race. They argued last night over whether deep tax cuts would boost the state’s economy or help the wealthy.

Debate #2- Governor candidates split on schools

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September 20, 2006

In their second debate, Ohio’s candidates for governor clashed over how much to support alternative types of schooling over traditional public schools.

Ohio Candidates Debate Plans For Schools

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September 20, 2006

Hours before the second in a series of gubernatorial debates, major party candidates focused on education. The Republican candidate for governor has unveiled his education reform platform. His opponent says he’d give it a failing grade. The Republican nominee for governor says Ohio’s education system should be revamped so money follows children to the schools they choose.

Blackwell Strickland plans for BWC

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September
14, 2006

Major party candidates for Ohio Governor agree that the Bureau of Workers Comp has problems, but they disagree on solutions.

Blackwell, Strickland trade barbs over taxes, scandal

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September 5, 2006

At their first debate Tuesday, Republican Ken Blackwell tried repeatedly to paint his opponent in the governor’s race as a tax-raising liberal. Just as often, Democrat Ted Strickland worked to link Blackwell to a state government scandal.

Lawsuit Targets Blackwell as Elections Chief

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September 1, 2006

Ohio activists say they don’t want Secretary of State Ken Blackwell overseeing November’s general election.