Ohio governor, lieutenant gov back Romney
April 19th, 2012
01:39 PM ET
3 years ago

Ohio governor, lieutenant gov back Romney

(CNN) – Mitt Romney on Thursday announced the endorsement of Ohio governor John Kasich and the state's lieutenant governor, Mary Taylor.

The top two Republicans in the swing state cited the former Massachusetts governor and likely GOP nominee's and business credentials.
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Filed under: 2012 • John Kasich • Mitt Romney • Ohio
Kasich 'pleased' by auto recovery, but won't take sides in bailout dispute
December 1st, 2011
08:09 AM ET
3 years ago

Kasich 'pleased' by auto recovery, but won't take sides in bailout dispute

Orlando (CNN) - Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Wednesday he is grateful for the recovery of the American automobile industry, a cornerstone of Ohio's manufacturing sector for decades.

But in an interview with CNN, the Republican refused to wade into an ongoing dispute between Democrats and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney over the federal bailout of the auto industry.
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Filed under: Economy • John Kasich • Ohio • Republican Governors Association
Cain: I'm against 'collective hijacking'
November 15th, 2011
02:28 PM ET
3 years ago

Cain: I'm against 'collective hijacking'

Dubuque, Iowa (CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain on Tuesday reiterated comments made a day earlier that he supports collective bargaining rights for public employees, which could put him at odds with some of his rivals and hurt him among some conservatives.

During an editorial board meeting Monday with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in Wisconsin, Cain said that he supported workers' right for collective bargaining. One day later following a campaign event in Dubuque, Iowa, he declared, "Let's clarify what I said. I am against collective hijacking."
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Filed under: 2012 • Herman Cain • John Kasich • Ohio • Wisconsin
Perry takes sides in Ohio union fight after Romney dodges issue
October 25th, 2011
04:41 PM ET
3 years ago

Perry takes sides in Ohio union fight after Romney dodges issue

Cincinnati, Ohio (CNN) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry took sides Tuesday in the ongoing battle over organized labor in Ohio, coming down forcefully on the side of Republicans who want to drastically limit the collective bargaining ability of public sector unions.

The Republican presidential contender made a point of weighing in on the issue after his rival, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, visited Ohio and left questions about his position on an upcoming ballot measure that would overturn the anti-union legislation.
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Filed under: 2012 • John Kasich • Mitt Romney • Ohio • Rick Perry
Romney avoids weighing in on Ohio union fight
October 25th, 2011
12:57 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney avoids weighing in on Ohio union fight

Terrace Park, Ohio (CNN) -Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney stepped into the middle of the charged battle over organized labor in Ohio on Tuesday, but he avoided weighing in on the contentious legislation that would dramatically limit the collective bargaining rights of public sector unions.

The former Massachusetts governor visited an Ohio Republican Party phone bank in the suburbs of Cincinnati, where GOP volunteers were contacting voters about two hot-button measures that will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.
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Filed under: 2012 • John Kasich • Mitt Romney • Ohio
Obama and Kasich: Lessons from the heartland
August 20th, 2011
11:51 AM ET
3 years ago

Obama and Kasich: Lessons from the heartland

(CNN) - President Barack Obama and Ohio Gov. John Kasich passed along what they saw as lessons from the Midwest Saturday during their weekly addresses.

The president taped his weekly address from Alpha, Illinois-a town he visited during a three-day bus tour through the region used to engage small town citizens in dialogue about jobs and the economy.
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Filed under: Economy • GOP weekly address • John Kasich • President Obama
Obama readies for 'Golf Summit'
June 17th, 2011
01:02 PM ET
4 years ago

Obama readies for 'Golf Summit'

Washington (CNN) - President Obama has played more than 60 rounds of golf during the first half of his term, but the match he’s set to play Saturday just might carry the highest stakes.

Listen: How a game of golf can help two sides together:

That’s when the president will tee up with House Speaker John Boehner, another avid golfer, amidst what appears to be a stalemate between the White House and Republicans on the Hill over the issue of raising the debt ceiling. Vice President Joe Biden and Ohio Gov. John Kasich will round out the foursome.

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Filed under: Joe Biden • John Boehner • John Kasich • President Obama
Kasich unloads on LeBron, declares Mavericks 'honorary Ohioans'
June 13th, 2011
03:05 PM ET
4 years ago

Kasich unloads on LeBron, declares Mavericks 'honorary Ohioans'

(CNN) – In a declaration laden with veiled jabs at NBA all star LeBron James, Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Monday declared the Dallas Mavericks honorary Ohioans.

The move came less than 24 hours after the Mavericks defeated James and the Miami Heat in game six of the NBA Finals to win their first ever NBA championship.
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Ohio governor joins Obama-Boehner ‘golf summit’
June 11th, 2011
12:56 PM ET
4 years ago

Ohio governor joins Obama-Boehner ‘golf summit’

Washington (CNN) -– The highly anticipated ‘golf summit’ between political rivals has found its fourth player: Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich will join President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, and Vice President Joe Biden on the links June 18.

Boehner tweeted Friday, “Joining POTUS and VPOTUS for golf on June 18; the 4th will be Gov. @JohnKasich. #nomulligans”
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Ohio collective-bargaining battle gets personal
Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
March 30th, 2011
10:57 AM ET
4 years ago

Ohio collective-bargaining battle gets personal

Columbus, Ohio (CNN) - In their bruising fight over collective-bargaining rights with Ohio's governor, police and firefighter unions have put their battle cry on a bumper sticker, "Help the Middle Class, Ticket Kasich."

The one-liner is a reference to a 3-year-old routine traffic stop that Gov. John Kasich would rather forget.

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Filed under: John Kasich • Ohio
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