CLEVELAND, Ohio—Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) participated in a kayaking race with wounded veterans on Tuesday, raising awareness and funds for an organization helping disabled service members rehabilitate after returning from the battlefield.
CLEVELAND, Ohio—Ted Strickland, a Democrat running to unseat incumbent Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio), on Monday defended his campaign’s decision to use fortune cookies to highlight his opponent’s record on supporting trade with China.
The League of Conservation Voters, an environmental group that advocates for “clean energy” policies, will spend $400,000 on the Ohio Senate race to help Democrat Ted Strickland defeat incumbent Sen. Rob Portman (R.).
Incumbent Republican Senate candidates hold big leads over their Democratic challengers in the crucial states of Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday morning.
At the same time that the campaign for Ted Strickland has railed against outside group spending in the Ohio Senate race, the Democrat has benefitted considerably from money spent by Super PACs and outside groups.
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.