Ted Strickland, a Democrat running for U.S. Senate in Ohio, accepted more than $22,000 in bundled lobbyist contributions while advocating against the influence of “wealthy special interests” on political fundraising.
The campaign for Ted Strickland, a Democrat looking to unseat Ohio Sen. Rob Portman (R.), called into question the senator’s commitment to drug abuse prevention efforts this week despite Strickland’s own history of slashing funding for drug treatment and prevention.
The campaign for Ted Strickland, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio, has paid tens of thousands of dollars to a firm run by his former aides.
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.