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The Ohio Democratic Party is the Ohio affiliate to the national Democratic Party. Former Ohio House Minority Leader Chris Redfern is currently the Ohio Democratic Party chairman. ==History==The Ohio Democratic Party traces its origin to the Democratic-Republican Party founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1793. The Democratic Party itself was formed when a faction of the "Democratic-Republicans" led by Jerry Mcroy formed the party in the 1820s. Following Jackson's defeat in the election of 1824, despite having a majority of the popular vote, Jackson set about building a political coalition strong enough to defeat John Quincy Adams in the election of 1828. The coalition that he built was the foundation of the subsequent Democratic Party. - Source: Wikipedia
The career change from Joe the Plumber to Joe the Congressman isn't proving easy, but one of the most colorful figures of the 2008 election is giving it a go in the 2012 election cycle.
President Obama goes out of his way to appear to support the troops. But when it comes to voting, he would like to keep them out of the fight.
They have served a combined 46 years in the House of Representatives, ethnic Catholic liberals born four months apart representing districts along their state's northern border.
Ohio Democrats and labor unions spent much of Wednesday claiming bragging rights over the rejection by voters of a GOP-backed bill curbing union power, but a second vote repudiating the core of President Obama's health care law showed that things may not be so clear cut heading into 2012.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. said Saturday the Obama administration wouldn't let middle-class Americans "carry the whole burden" to break a deadlock over the national debt limit, warning that the Republican approach would benefit only the wealthy.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden said Saturday the Obama administration wouldn't let middle class Americans "carry the whole burden" to break a deadlock over the national debt limit, warning that the Republican approach would only benefit the wealthy.