Ohio’s economy suffered under Strickland

Cincinnati Enquirer | August 17, 2016

By: Micah Derry

Most of us in Ohio remember when the recession hit. Our economy suffered, businesses suffered, and we suffered. Then Ted Strickland stepped into the governor’s office – and the economic policies he brought with him just made things worse.

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Strickland Criticizes Unions’ Decision to Endorse Portman in Ohio

The Wall Street Journal | July 28, 2016

By: Sioban Hughes

PHILADELPHIA – Democrat Ted Strickland, the former Ohio governor who is challenging Republican Sen. Rob Portman, lashed out Thursday at the unions that are formally backing the sitting senator, saying that the endorsements were cooked up in order to win favor with a politician who could help their troubled pension plans.

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Three Labor Unions Abandon Ted Strickland

The Washington Free Beacon | July 27, 2016

By: Morgan Chalfant

Three major labor unions have decided against supporting Ted Strickland in his bid to unseat Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio), despite having previously endorsed the Democrat.

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Teamsters back Portman over Strickland in US Senate race

The News-Herald | July 26, 2016

By: Andrew Welsh-Huggins and Julie Carr Smyth, The Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Republican Rob Portman won the backing of the Teamsters labor union Monday over rival Ted Strickland in Ohio’s closely watched U.S. Senate race.

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Ted Strickland's attack ad against Rob Portman twists facts on trade law

PolitiFact | April 1, 2016

By: Nadia Pflaum

Ted Strickland goes back 11 years in an ad targeting incumbent Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, chastising his role as U.S. trade representative under President George W. Bush.

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PG Sittenfeld Earns Cleveland.com Senate Endorsement

The Cleveland Plain Dealer | February 29, 2016

We endorse Sittenfeld in Senate primary

Ohio Democrats should nominate PG Sittenfeld to challenge the re-election of Republican Sen. Rob Portman, because Ohio needs to debate its future, not rehash its past.

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Ex-Gov. Strickland's Despicable Gun Lie

The Cleveland Plain Dealer | January 15, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Former Gov. Ted Strickland wants to use the 20 children massacred at Sandy Hook Elementary School as a shield against his lifelong record of being a stooge for the gun lobby.

It's all so nauseating. And it's also part of an elaborate lie exposed Wednesday during a Statehouse news conference by Strickland's opponent in the March 15 Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate, Cincinnati City Councilman PG Sittenfeld.

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Ted Strickland's Ohio Woes

National Journal | January 13, 2016

As he ap­proaches nearly a full year of cam­paign­ing for Sen­ate in Ohio, Ted Strick­land’s polit­ic­al comeback bid isn’t the jug­ger­naut party lead­ers once hoped.

Des­pite a dec­ades-long ca­reer of win­ning tough races, the former gov­ernor and con­gress­man has fallen short of fun­drais­ing goals, drawn cri­ti­cism for a lack of vis­ib­il­ity, and failed to shut down a little-known primary op­pon­ent.

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Democrats Express Doubt in Ted Strickland

The Washington Free Beacon | January 11, 2016

Former Ohio Democratic leaders are expressing doubt in Ted Strickland’s candidacy for U.S. Senate as the former governor continues to refuse calls to debate his primary opponent.

Tracy Maxwell Heard, former Democratic leader in the Ohio House of Representatives, told a local Ohio outlet Sunday that she would back Cincinnati city councilman P.G. Sittenfeld, Strickland’s challenger, for the party’s nomination. She cited Strickland’s aversion to primary debates as reason he might not be a “lock” for the nomination despite having more name recognition throughout the state.

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Ted Strickland is Far Behind in the Fund-Raising Goals Advisers Proposed

The Cleveland Plain Dealer | July 9, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In late 2014, the man who is now Ted Strickland's deputy campaign manager laid out fundraising goals for Strickland's U.S. Senate race. By those yardsticks, Strickland, a former Ohio governor, is running woefully behind as he tries to win the 2016 election.

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