Ted Strickland, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio, has steadfastly refused to debate his opponent for the Democratic nomination despite that backers, including the current chair of the state party, once criticized an official for refusing debates ahead of an election.
Ted Strickland missed nearly 40 percent of votes in Congress as a Democratic representative for Ohio when running for the office of governor in 2006.
Strickland, now a candidate for the U.S. Senate in Ohio, represented the 6th district from 1993 to 1994 and 1997 to 2006, during which time he missed 364 roll-call votes, or over 5 percent of the total votes held throughout his career, according to GovTrack. The median percentage of roll-call votes missed by representatives serving in 2006 was 2.9 percent.
Authorities in central Ohio are investigating Halloween candy that may have been laced with marijuana.
P.G. Sittenfeld, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in Ohio, encouraged freshmen at Princeton University to celebrate being called a “tool” when he was a student there.
A 90-year-old man scared off a burglar trying to break into his home with a single shot from his .357 Magnum revolver on Wednesday.
Officials at a zoo in Columbus, Ohio, are bringing charges against a man who hopped a fence in order to pet a pair of cougars, the Associated Press reports.
Residents of 12 states–Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin–will have a happier 2015 thanks to lower tax bills, the Washington Times reported Monday.