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Rising stars: Here’s a small Monday practice for we loyal Ohio domestic junkies.
Who, in your mind, are a up-and-coming stars of Buckeye State politics? On a Friday book of “The Daily Rundown,” NBC and MSNBC researcher Chuck Todd charity his choices. On a Democratic side he picked State Rep. Kathleen Clyde of Kent and Cincinnati City Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld. On a Republican side he picked Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo and State Rep. Cliff Rosenbeger of Clarksville.
Rosenberger, of course, is a tip claimant to be a subsequent Ohio House speaker.
There’s a few manners to this list: It doesn’t embody anyone already in Congress or anyone now occupying or using for a statewide office. So while Secretary of State Jon Husted competence be a destiny claimant for governor, he’s not a form of man we’re looking for here. Nor is his re-election rival, State Sen. Nina Turner of Cleveland.
A few names I’d add: Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, a Democrat who’s closely aligned with a state party, and State Sen. Frank LaRose, a Republican from Copley Township who survived a primary plea final week and is famous for his pragmatism.
Share your suggestions in a comments section, and I’ll supplement a few some-more there, too.
You also can watch Todd’s shred below.
Biden on a rails: The backdrop for Vice President Joe Biden’s outing to Cleveland this week? A Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority fast station. Tom Feran of The Plain Dealer has more details on a designed revisit and infrastructure-related theme.
Santorum in Fairlawn: Rick Santorum, presumably mulling another run for boss in 2016, resolved a Ohio leg of his book debate Friday in Fairlawn. Mark Naymik of a Northeast Ohio Media Group was there and captures all of a domestic pageantry.
The Kasich watch: The initial installments of my John Kasich profile, patrician “John Kasich 5.0,” strike cleveland.com Monday morning. Consider this voluntary page your jumping-off indicate for a categorical thought of a array and as a accessible bookmark as new tools are added.
Besides a prologue, we’re charity Part we today: Kasich’s McKees Rocks story.
On Saturday, Kasich common a spotlight with former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour during a Ohio Republican Party’s annual fundraising cooking in Columbus.
Barbour tells Darrel Rowland of a Columbus Dispatch that he is concerned about income that regressive groups are spending to conflict Republicans.
The word of a night, writes Jim Provance of a Toledo Blade, was jobs.
The Fitz watch: Democratic hopeful for administrator Ed FitzGerald, a Cuyahoga County executive, is about to start introducing process proposals. On Friday, he sent some signals about what he’s meditative with courtesy to education, as Jackie Borchardt of a Northeast Ohio Media Group explains. The assembly was friendly: a Ohio Education Association.
FitzGerald, in an “energized performance,” talked about how he wants a duration on Kasich’s third-grade reading guarantee, records Joe Vardon of a Dispatch.