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John Kasich, governor of Ohio, center, announces his state's choice for presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 28, 2012.

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John Kasich, governor of Ohio, center, announces his state's choice for presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on Aug. 28, 2012.

Kasich Hopes to Rejoin ‘Old Dudes’ on TV

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has his sights set on returning to the media when his gig in politics is over. Kasich, a former congressman and Republican presidential candidate in 2000, hosted “Heartland with John Kasich” on Fox News from 2001...

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Tom Daschle, senior policy advisor at DLA Piper and former U.S. Senator from South Dakota, in Washington, D.C., in this March 20, 2012 file photo.

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Tom Daschle, senior policy advisor at DLA Piper and former U.S. Senator from South Dakota, in Washington, D.C., in this March 20, 2012 file photo.

Obama Must Overcome ‘Lethargy’ in State of the Union: Daschle

Written with Michael Bender President Barack Obama must demonstrate passion that’s been lacking when he gives the annual State of the Union speech to Congress Tuesday night, former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle says. Obama’s remarks should reflect the “universal recognition” that income inequality...

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Shoppers stop to watch a video screen displayed outside of a Victoria's Secret in Columbus, Ohio.

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Shoppers stop to watch a video screen displayed outside of a Victoria's Secret in Columbus, Ohio.

Victoria’s Secret: Ohio is Appealing

The founder of a company known for push-up brassieres is ready to give Ohio’s image a lift. Les Wexner, founder of Columbus-based L Brands — owners of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works — has signed on for some...

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Texas Governor Rick Perry during a press conference on the sidelines of the Republicans' State Party Convention in Anaheim, California, on Oct. 4, 2013.

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Texas Governor Rick Perry during a press conference on the sidelines of the Republicans' State Party Convention in Anaheim, California, on Oct. 4, 2013.

Perry on Presidential Debate Overhaul: `Hell, Yeah”

John Kasich, governor of Ohio, had a thought today about the way his party conducts presidential debates. The Republicans should “end the stupid way we conduct presidential debates,” he said at the Republican Governors Association meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. “Hell,...

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A Ken Cuccinelli supporter in Richmond, Virginia, on November 5, 2013.

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A Ken Cuccinelli supporter in Richmond, Virginia, on November 5, 2013.

‘Tea-Party’ Class of Governors Eyed: Democrats See 2014 Openings

Democratic candidates seeking to pick off Republican governors in 2014 need look no further than Governor-elect Terry McAuliffe’s playbook in Virginia for a template for victory, according to the head of the party’s gubernatorial campaign arm. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin,...

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John Kasich, governor of Ohio, center, announces his state's choice for presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention.

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John Kasich, governor of Ohio, center, announces his state's choice for presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention.

Ohio’s Kasich Accepting Medicaid Expansion Under ‘Obama-care’

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, an opponent of President Barack Obama’s federal health care program, has joined Republican governors in states including Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico in saying he supports the state accepting the Medicaid expansion under the law. Kasich...

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Theodore "Ted" Strickland, former governor of Ohio, speaks at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Theodore "Ted" Strickland, former governor of Ohio, speaks at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Strickland Passes on Kasich Rematch

Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has decided not to seek a rematch against Republican Gov. John Kasich in 2014. Strickland, who lost a bid for re-election to Kasich by 77,127 votes out of 3.9 million cast in 2010, had been...

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John Kasich, governor of Ohio, center, announces his state's choice for presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, Aug. 28, 2012.

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John Kasich, governor of Ohio, center, announces his state's choice for presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Tampa, Florida, Aug. 28, 2012.

Kasich: Romney `Touched People’

The first presidential debate has “breathed new life and energy into the Republican Party,” Ohio Governor John Kasich, a former congressman and Republican presidential candidate in 2000, said during a conference call with reporters today. “For the life of me,...

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