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Fitz-O-Meter to track county executive's pledges

Ed FitzGerald rode into office on a white horse of reform, promising a "new era in county government." Cuyahoga County's first executive made plenty of other promises, too. But can he possibly keep them all?

By Laura Johnston :: Published on Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.

A new meter to track a new governor's promises

New Ohio Gov. John Kasich wasn't shy about setting the bar high for himself during the campaign. In a webcast he hosted he made it clear that success requires results. "Let’s think of the campaign as one part of a movement. If you win the campaign and you fail to carry out what you want to do, you failed." PolitiFact Ohio decided to take him at his word, and introduces the Kasich-O-Meter to track his performance.

By Reginald Fields :: Published on Sunday, January 9th, 2011 at 6:00 a.m.

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