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Topic - John Kasich
Gov. John Kasich wants Ohioans to avoid using the dreaded letter "M" on Saturday when No. 3 Ohio State faces archrival Michigan.
In the absence of a clear agenda from a Congress widely labeled as dysfunctional, Republican governors used their annual meeting to identify broad policies they believe the nation needs to embrace, ranging from education, public employee-pension and tax reform to regulatory relief, transportation and energy infrastructure.
Ohio's governor delayed the execution of a condemned child killer to consider the inmate's unprecedented organ donation request, acknowledging that it's "uncharted territory" but expressing hope that the man might help save a life before losing his own.
Ohio's governor has delayed a condemned child killer's execution to study the feasibility of allowing the man to donate his organs to ailing relatives.
Ohio's governor has refused to spare the condemned killer of a 3-year-old girl ahead of a scheduled execution under the state's untried lethal injection system.
India's handling of intellectual property rights and patents has raised the ire of lawmakers on Capitol Hill, governors from across the nation, business leaders and pharmaceutical giants — and if that path continues, analysts say, the economic relationship between the two nations may come to a grinding halt.
Hardly a week goes by that we don't read about the Republican Party's "political problems" in the news media, which insist the GOP has become widely unpopular with voters.
While much of the national abortion debate has focused on late-term abortions, pro-life forces are scoring major victories with new laws and regulations that in effect would force many — if not all — abortion clinics in a state to shut down.
Rex Elsass, chief executive of the largest Republican campaign advertising firm in the country, might have answered "yes" if he had been on the "Should we shoot all the consultants now?" panel at this year's Conservative Political Action Conference.
Most major churches in my home state of Ohio have decided that Medicaid expansion is good public policy. In recent weeks, churches have come out in support of Gov. John Kasich’s plan to expand Medicaid coverage to 275,000 low-income, uninsured Ohioans. Pastors argue that taking care of our own people is appropriate for a Christian nation – apparently removing their own congregations from the equation.
Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, returned Friday to the political stage for the first time since his disappointing loss in the November election, urging conservatives to learn from the mistakes that he made on the campaign trail to take back the White House and Senate — and put conservative principles in place.
It is pretty clear that if the GOP wants to win another national election, it will have to broaden its appeal. To do that, it should look to its governors, because politics at the state level tends to be more pragmatic than ideological.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, one of many Republicans to rail against Obamacare, may now join his fellow GOP governors for a different cause: accepting the federal government's terms and jumping aboard the Medicaid money train.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday became the latest Republican to green-light the expansion of Medicaid under President Obama’s health care law, a move that follows in the footsteps of other state leaders who opposed the president’s reforms and then accepted federal dollars to insure more low-income residents.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday became the latest Republican to green-light the expansion of Medicaid under the President Obama's health-care law, a move that follows in the footsteps of other state leaders who opposed the president's reforms and then accepted federal dollars to insure more low-income residents.
Kasich declared the game day as "Scarlet Letter Saturday" in honor of Ohio State's rivalry game with the Wolverines.
Kasich said Phillips' crime was heinous but his willingness to donate organs and tissue could save another life and the state should try to accommodate that.