No Ohio rematch in 2014
January 8th, 2013
11:54 AM ET
2 years ago

No Ohio rematch in 2014

(CNN) – Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland made it official Tuesday morning: He's not going to make a bid next year to try and reclaim his old job.

"I am announcing my decision not to seek election as Governor of Ohio in 2014. In many ways, this has been a very difficult decision," said Strickland in a statement.
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Filed under: 2014 • Ohio • Ted Strickland
Ohio's economy a major factor in the presidential race
October 7th, 2012
12:38 PM ET
2 years ago

Ohio's economy a major factor in the presidential race

(CNN) – Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat, argued Sunday the swing state's relatively low unemployment rate is a result of President Barack Obama's economic policies rather than the work of current Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican.

"Ohio is coming back, and we're grateful for that. But the president deserves, in my judgment, the lion's share of the credit," Strickland said on CNN's "State of the Union."
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Filed under: 2012 • Ohio • Ted Strickland • TV-State of the Union
May 6th, 2012
11:35 AM ET
2 years ago

Strickland, Davis weigh in on crucial battleground states

(CNN) - With Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama focusing on Ohio and Virginia in recent days, two former leaders from those battleground states added their input Sunday on who will carry the states this fall.

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat, said the outcome will be close in November. But he argued that in the end, the president will take the Buckeye State.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Ohio • President Obama • Ted Strickland • Tom Davis • TV-State of the Union • Virginia
Strickland: Democrats should paint Romney as 'elitist' in Ohio
March 5th, 2012
09:34 AM ET
2 years ago

Strickland: Democrats should paint Romney as 'elitist' in Ohio

Columbus, Ohio (CNN) - Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a co-chairman of President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, called Mitt Romney an "elitist" in an interview with CNN and previewed the Democrats' populist plan of attack against him in Ohio this fall if he becomes the Republican nominee.

"I think he is an elitist, and I think he is out of touch," Strickland said in a phone interview. "If I were the president, I would talk about the Cayman Islands, I would talk about Swiss bank accounts. What could persuade a man running for president to have Swiss bank account?
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Ohio • Ted Strickland
Democratic leaders join protests in two states
Protesters gather at Wisconsin's state capitol.
February 19th, 2011
06:26 PM ET
3 years ago

Democratic leaders join protests in two states

(CNN) -Protests in two states have brought familiar Democratic faces back into the fold this week.

Former Gov. Ted Strickland called on Democratic supporters Saturday to join protests at the Ohio statehouse, one day after former Sen. Russ Feingold joined protesters at the Wisconsin capitol in Madison.

What both states have in common are defiant responses to legislative measures that would limit collective bargaining rights for state workers.
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Filed under: Ohio • Russ Feingold • Ted Strickland • Wisconsin
Well-known governors prepare to leave office
January 1st, 2011
04:03 AM ET
4 years ago

Well-known governors prepare to leave office

Washington (CNN) - Beginning Saturday and continuing over the next few weeks, some of the nation's most prominent governors will be leaving office as a new crop of state chief executives are sworn in.

Among the more well-known governors who will be leaving office: - Republicans Arnold Schwarzenegger of California, Charlie Crist of
Florida, Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota and Mark Sanford of South Carolina - Democrats Bill Richardson of New Mexico, David Paterson of New York, Ed Rendell of Pennsylvania, Ted Strickland of Ohio and Jennifer Granholm of Michigan.

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November 3rd, 2010
01:50 AM ET
November 3rd, 2010
12:24 AM ET
4 years ago

In Ohio: CNN projects Republican Gov. win

(CNN) - Republican candidate John Kasich has defeated Democratic incumbent Gov. Ted Strickland in Ohio's gubernatorial race, CNN projects. Projections are based on CNN analysis of exit poll data.


Filed under: John Kasich • Ohio • Ted Strickland • The Latest Calls
November 1st, 2010
12:19 PM ET
4 years ago

Poll: Strickland continues push, now deadlocked with Kasich

(CNN) - Democratic Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland has moved to within one point of his Republican challenger, John Kasich, according to a new poll released the day before polling stations open in the critical battleground state.

Kasich leads Strickland 47 to 46 percent, with six percent of likely voters still undecided, according to the Quinnipiac University survey [pdf]. Five percent of voters say they have already chosen one of the candidates but could change their mind.

In the same poll, Kasich led Strickland by six points just one week ago and 10 points two weeks ago.
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Filed under: 2010 • John Kasich • Ohio • Ted Strickland
October 30th, 2010
04:15 PM ET
4 years ago

Clinton takes credit for inducing labor

(CNN) - Former President Bill Clinton often causes a stir when he stumps on the campaign trail, but at a rally for Ohio Democrats Gov. Ted Strickland and Rep. John Boccieri, it was Boccieri who initiated the commotion when he rushed offstage to be with his pregnant wife, Stacey.

Clinton was in the middle of his speech at a rally in Canton, Ohio on Saturday when he paused as Strickland tapped his elbow and told him Boccieri's wife was in labor.
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Filed under: 2010 • Bill Clinton • John Boccieri • Ohio • Ted Strickland
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