LaTourettes Launch New Front in GOP War With Conservatives
Ohio Rep. Matt Lynch (R) is challenging incumbent Congressman Dave Joyce (R-OH 14) for the seat formerly held by Joyce’s friend Steve LaTourette, a lobbyist working to purge conservatives from the Republican Party.
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If Mitt Romney is the nominee and loses Ohio, here’s who to blame
Photo courtesy Cleveland Plain Dealer A month ago on BigGovernment.com and Third Base Politics, we told you about how Mitt Romney’s campaign has been relying on Ohio Republican Party Chairman Kevin DeWine and a scandal-plagued political consultant named Brett Buerck to advise him on his Ohio campaign. Brett Buerck, widely known among Ohio political activists for his scandal plagued career, is now back as one | Read More »
This is Kevin DeWine’s kind of Republican. Kick both of them out of the Ohio Republican Party.
How would you describe someone who chose to stand with Ted Strickland over Ken Blackwell in 2006, and proudly displayed Strickland bumper stickers and signs on their vehicles and property? Would you call them a Republican? Hardly, right? Well, guess what? Such a person sits on the Ohio Republican Party State Committee. The person in question is Nancy Suhadolnik, wife of Gary Suhadolnik. Not only | Read More »
Ohio GOP Chairman DeWine’s media advisor helped kill Ohio public union reform
Meet Mark Weaver. Weaver is an Ohio political consultant who has been around the state for a long time, and had a pretty great track record before 2011. He was the campaign media consultant to Rob Portman’s successful Senate campaign in 2010, and even was an adviser to Ronald Reagan. Last year, however, during Ohio’s fight to reform public employee union laws, he sold out | Read More »
Mitt Romney’s Ohio Problem
We’ve all heard the axiom, “as goes Ohio, so goes the nation”. In fact, no Republican has ever won the Presidency without winning Ohio. And for this year’s GOP presidential primary, Ohio is the top prize in what is turning out to be a critical Super Tuesday on March 6th. In fact, just yesterday analyst Sean Trende of Real Clear Politics identified Ohio as the | Read More »
Kevin DeWine and his Ohio Republican Party cowards hide behind secret ballot
Kevin DeWine is going to go down in history as the most corrupt chairman of the Ohio Republican Party ever. And he doesn’t seem to care. The more people that turn against him and call for him to resign, the more desperate and brazen he seems to become. As a brief recap, remember that just a couple of weeks ago, in an attempt to save | Read More »
ORP Chair DeWine and Rep. Tiberi on Kasich-Taylor
I was at the press conference today where Ohio gubernatorial candidate John Kasich announced his choice of State Auditor Mary Taylor for Lieutenant Governor. I have a longer video and post coming but wanted to post this quick take from two people I spoke with today: Ohio Republican Party Chairman Kevin DeWine and Congressman Pat Tiberi. Perhaps not surprisingly, they both think it means good | Read More »