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Something to watch for today: “Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan hasn’t motionless either he will
challenge Nancy Pelosi as House Democrats’ leader, though he pronounced in an talk Wednesday night that
if someone were to make such a move, it would have to come in a subsequent 24 hours,”

RealClearPolitics’ James Arkin writes.

“That would meant he’d have to make a preference to take on a powerful, longtime personality by
Thursday.”

“Somebody’s got to make a decision, we would think, in a subsequent 24 hours or so if they wish to
have a picturesque shot during winning,” Ryan told RealClearPolitics.


He told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Wednesday that Democrats “have to squeeze that
idea of creation things in America again.”

“No one wants to hear about pursuit retraining,” he said. “They wish jobs.”

And from progressing this week: “Congressman Ryan has never had a aspiration to run
for Leader, though after final week’s choosing formula and a conversations he has had with his
colleagues, he is open to a idea,”
said Michael Zetts, a Ryan spokesman.

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Stealing a election? In a fundraising appeal, GOP Chairman Matt Borges accused
the Democrats of perplexing to take one of a Ohio Supreme Court races,
Dispatch contributor Randy Ludlow write.

“Ohio’s Democrats have had terrible possibilities for years now though they’ll review to anything
to try to take a competition from us. They’re unfortunate though they’re also well-funded,” Borges
wrote.

Republican Pat Fischer has a 24,276-vote or 0.6 percent lead over Democrat John P. O’Donnell
but about 261,000 provisional ballots and late-arriving absentee ballots still need to counted
beginning Friday.

A word from a Democrats: Ohio Democratic Party orator Kirstin Alvanitakis countered:
“Once again Ohio Republicans are throwing around insane and ungrounded allegations about
election firmness in Ohio. Ohio Democrats are committed to ensuring that any authorised voter is
able to expel a list and that any rightly expel list is counted. Ohio Republicans usually care
about lifting income from their special seductiveness lobbyist friends, and they’ll contend whatever they
think will move in some-more contributions.

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Sherrod Brown tries to find common belligerent with Trump: Sen. Sherrod Brown urged
President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday to live adult to his debate promises to dramatically
revise a two-decades aged free-trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, and a due trade deal
with 11 other Pacific-rim countries,”
Dispatch contributor Jana Heigl writes.

“In a minute to Trump, Brown, D-Ohio, done transparent he and a president-elect trust a 1993
North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico has broken thousands of manufacturing
jobs, while a due Trans Pacific Partnership — famous as a TPP — will cost American jobs
in a destiny if it is ever authorized by Congress.”


What Brown said: “U.S. companies have relocated to Mexico and taken the
livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of American workers with them. NAFTA contingency be renegotiated to
stop these pursuit losses, and we ask we to make a renegotiation an evident priority once in
office.”

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Another demeanour during Ohio:
Huffington Post’s Dave Jamieson visited southeast Ohio’s Nelsonville to see
why a city that overwhelmingly voted for President Barack Obama 4 years ago voted for Trump
this year.

What happened in a place like Nelsonville final week might have repelled a lot of operatives,
journalists and pollsters, though it didn’t warn locals who knocked on doors forward of the
election. That includes Lori Crook, who volunteered for Clinton. She grew adult in a area, spent 20
years in New York City, afterwards returned in 2010 and now lives in a tiny bungalow not distant from the
town square. Six days after a election, her front porch was piled high with sad-looking
Clinton-Kaine signs.

“In a nutshell, her debate here was saying, ‘You like Obama and his ideas. Then we can have
more of a same,’” Crook said. “But that sole her short, and it wasn’t enough. … They were here
to strech a bottom and get out a vote. But there was no genuine try to have a dialogue.”

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David Pepper has thoughts on a new DNC chair: “The Democratic National Committee
should delayed down a hunt for a new leader, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper said
Wednesday,” 
cleveland.com contributor Henry J. Gomez reports.

“Pepper,
one of some-more than 200 cabinet members who have a opinion in a matter
, voiced regard that pivotal Washington players already are rallying around one of their
own.”


What he said: “What we don’t like is everybody in D.C. coronating someone before the
rest of us have a possibility to import in,” Pepper told cleveland.com. “I only consider that couldn’t be
more off from what a rest of us want. we consider anointing someone from Washington is not what
anyone wants.”

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Avoiding personal opinions: “Cleveland State University has reminded expertise and
staff they can't use university resources to demonstrate domestic opinions after an instructor told
students their category would be a impetus opposite Donald Trump,”

cleveland.com’s Karen Farkas writes.


From a note: “I am essay to remind everybody that since a University is an
instrumentality of a state of Ohio, a use of university resources (e.g., email, letterhead,
computers, websites, logos, etc.) to demonstrate personal opinions is not permissible,” CSU general
counsel Sonali Wilson pronounced in an email sent Tuesday. “In gripping with a tax-free standing as a
public educational institution, and in correspondence with germane law, University expertise and staff
should not demonstrate narrow-minded positions in an central ability regulating university resources or in any
way to advise or give a coming that a University is sponsoring or ancillary such
positions.”

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Protest during a Statehouse: You might have seen a critique during a Statehouse
Wednesday night on your approach home. Abortion-rights advocates lined a sidewalks around the
Statehouse chanting “No access, no peace.” The critique was orderly by NARAL Ohio, Planned
Parenthood Advocates of Ohio among others in expectation of a sore steep session.

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Another kind of opposition: “A legislative bid to use skill taxation breaks to
launch some-more mercantile growth opposite a state is confronting a call of critique from local
officials who are on a belligerent perplexing to make growth happen,”
Dispatch contributor Jim Siegel writes.

“Union County officials, a Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission and Worthington leaders
are among those job for legislators to make poignant changes to Senate Bill 235, or throw it
altogether.”

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Troopers come home: “Thirty-seven Ohio state troopers have returned home after
assisting North Dakota officials in doing a tube critique nearby an Native American
reservation,”
Ludlow writes.

“The dispatching of a troopers to a critique nearby a Standing Rock Sioux Reservation on
Oct. 29

prompted catastrophic requests
to Gov. John Kasich to remember a troopers.”

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