COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIH'-nich) is making a post-election pitch for cash to cover expenses from his failed bid for Ohio governor.
The Cleveland Democrat told supporters in an email Thursday that he's in "urgent need" of $38,000 to cover last-minute expenses including printing and postage.
Former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray defeated Kucinich in Ohio's May 8 Democratic gubernatorial primary.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former consumer watchdog under President Barack Obama pushed into the final days of an unexpectedly close Democratic gubernatorial primary in Ohio against an ex-congressman with a catchy populist slogan.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An advocacy group for legalized marijuana in Ohio has endorsed Democrat Bill O'Neill for governor.
The Ohio Cannabis Institute says it will promote the former Ohio Supreme Court justice among its significant following of registered voters before Tuesday's primaries.
A spokesman for Sir Alan Mooney, the institute's co-founder, said O'Neill is "the only one with a sound plan."
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, a Democratic candidate for Ohio governor, said he plans to return a $20,000 speaking fee he received last year from a group sympathetic to Syrian President Bashar Assad.
The former congressman announced his decision in a letter sent Thursday to The Plain Dealer of Cleveland, which was placed in a tough spot by the payment after having endorsed Kucinich for governor.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Accusations escalated Wednesday in Ohio's Democratic primary for governor over former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich's work with an organization sympathetic to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Kucinich lashed out against former Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland for participating in "unfounded and inflammatory" attacks that "grossly misportrayed" his work in the Middle East and with two Lebanese Christian campaign donors who he said now fear for their safety.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on former U.S. Rep. and governor candidate Dennis Kucinich's work with an organization sympathetic to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad (all times local):
The treasurer of an organization that paid former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIH'-nich) for a speech on Syria that's become an issue in Ohio's gubernatorial race says his own efforts toward Mideast peace have included meetings with terrorists.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Dennis Kucinich's financial disclosure reporting (all times local):
Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIH'-nich) has reported 2017 speaking income from a group with sympathies toward the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich cited his tough stance on gun control to appeal to young voters, while former federal consumer protection chief Richard Cordray said he had taken on powerful financial institutions, as Democratic hopefuls in the race for governor emphasized their differences Tuesday night ahead of the May 8 primary.
The four leading Democratic candidates squared off at Miami University's Middletown regional campus in their last scheduled debate.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is ready to hit the campaign trail with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray.
Warren will encourage early voting for Cordray at stops in Cincinnati and Columbus on Friday, his campaign told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A disqualified candidate for Ohio governor lost his court case Thursday seeking to get back on the ballot.
In a 6-0 ruling, the Ohio Supreme Court said Democrat Jon Heavey failed to prove enough of his signatures had been improperly thrown out.
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Four Democratic candidates for Ohio governor will participate in their last debate of the primary campaign season next month as early voting gets underway for the May election.
State Sen. Joe Schiavoni (shuh-VOHN'-ee), former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray, former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIH'-nich) and former Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O'Neill will face off on April 10, the first day of early voting.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four Democratic candidates for Ohio governor used a debate in Toledo to differentiate themselves and question their opponents on hot-button topics including gun regulations and marijuana legalization.
The debate Wednesday was the Ohio Democratic Party's fourth, but it featured only one returning candidate: state Sen. Joe Schiavoni (shuh-VOHN'-ee), of Boardman.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three of four faces will be new as Democrats continue their series of debates in the Ohio governor's primary race.
Former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray, former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIH'-nich) and former Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O'Neill will debate for the first time March 7 in Toledo. State Sen. Joe Schiavoni (shuh-VOHN'-ee), of Boardman, is the only returning candidate.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Want a governor who's all-in on gun rights? How about one who's fighting for a complete statewide ban on assault-type weapons?
In politically diverse Ohio, voters have their pick of those positions — and just about everything in between — from a crowded field of contenders trying to succeed term-limited Republican Gov. John Kasich.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former infantry field surgeon-turned-venture capitalist who has made an 11th-hour entry into Ohio's crowded governor's race said Thursday his first foray into politics is a reaction to Republican President Donald Trump.
Jon Heavey, 42, of suburban Cleveland, was among the 2018 candidates who filed petitions by Wednesday's deadline.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A political action committee dedicated to electing Democratic women on Tuesday endorsed Connie Pillich, the lone female remaining in the Democratic May primary for governor.
Backing from EMILY's List could help boost Pillich, a former Air Force captain and ex-state lawmaker, in a five-way primary that includes former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray and former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The outcome of Ohio's historic five-way Democratic primary for governor is anyone's guess.
The strongest positioned contenders — former federal consumer watchdog Richard Cordray and former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich — look at voters' many choices and take nothing for granted.
Longer-shot candidates, like state Sen. Joe Schiavoni and former state lawmaker Connie Pillich, find hope in the math and geography of a crowded field.
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