Ohio Democrats working to tie GOP candidates to unpopular abortion stances after Issue 1 rout
The results for Issue 1 remain unofficial, but Ohio Democrats are already working to pin that drubbing on 2024’s GOP candidates. In the U.S. Senate primary, all three Republicans loudly opposed the reproductive rights amendment; Republican candidates for Congress in hotly contested races did the same. Given Ohio’s recent electoral track record, Issue 1’s results […]
Congressional challengers already gearing up for 2024
There’s an election right around the corner, with big questions about abortion and marijuana for Ohioans to consider. But many politicians are already looking ahead to 2024’s congressional races. A handful of familiar faces are back as candidates for Congress, and several local officials are looking for a promotion. Democratic U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur has […]
Last minute donations: Who gave to Ohio’s federal candidates in the final weeks of the election?
Donors spent a lot of money in Ohio during this year’s election. Campaign advertising tracker AdImpact estimated $344 million went into ads on TV, online or over the radio. OpenSecrets, which tracks federal campaigns, showed candidates raising about $100 million — and that didn’t take into account the final week of fundraising. During the final […]
Ohio military veterans condemn J.R. Majewski’s alleged misrepresentation of military experience
The following article was originally published on News5Cleveland.com and is published in the Ohio Capital Journal under a content-sharing agreement. Unlike other OCJ articles, it is not available for free republication by other news outlets as it is owned by WEWS in Cleveland. Military veterans in Ohio are reacting with disappointment and anger following congressional […]
GOP mum, Majewski irate after AP story questions his characterization of military record
Republicans are holding their tongues after the Associated Press published a story indicating GOP congressional nominee J.R. Majewski exaggerated his service record. Majewski himself is lashing out at the AP, threatening to sue and insinuating they worked with his opponent U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-OH. On the campaign trail Majewski has presented himself as combat […]
Trump rallies for slate of Ohio GOP candidates in Youngstown
Former President Donald Trump walked onto the stage in Youngstown to “I’m Proud to be an American.” During the last half of the song he simply stood there, squinting into the spotlights, closed smile plastered on his face, basking in the crowd’s applause. The back quarter of the 7,000-seat Covelli Centre was less than half […]
Trump betrayed America and the Constitution. He shouldn’t be welcomed to Ohio as some kind of hero
An ex-president, who should be wearing an orange jumpsuit to match his spray-painted visage, will do Ohio the dishonor of swooping into our great state Saturday. In a bygone era of normal, the twice-impeached disaster, under multiple criminal investigations, who tried to topple his own government — and pilfered highly classified documents at grave risk […]
Where are the financial disclosures?
Update 8/9/2022: since publishing, J.R. Majewski has filed his disclosures for 2021 and 2022. None of the other candidates referenced in this story have done so yet. A raft of candidates running for Ohio congressional seats this year have so far failed to file financial disclosures with the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives. […]