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"Unlike the gridlock in Washington, more than 80 percent of the bills we passed during this General Assembly had bipartisan support."
Seven of America’s 10 wealthiest counties are in the Washington, D.C., area.
"Individuals with mental illnesses die an average of 25 years earlier than those without a mental illness."
"Fourteen million Americans' mortgages are greater than the value of their homes."
Agriculture "is the strongest industry in Ohio."
"A man using bath salts reported that raccoons had set fire inside his home and stolen his cell phone."
Says food stamp growth, while high, lagged the rise in unemployment.
"Our race was the closest U.S. Senate race in Ohio in 36 years -- when Howard Metzenbaum defeated Robert Taft in 1976."
"In the past year alone, Ohio businesses have created more jobs than almost every other state in the country."
Says Fran DeWine’s made-from-scratch dinner rolls are a delicious favorite in a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.
"Mitt Romney received exactly zero votes in at least 12 Cuyahoga County precincts."
Barack Obama is "only the second Democrat in the last 75 years to win Ohio twice with more than 50 percent of the vote."
Budget analysts say the looming tax hikes and spending cuts would "take us into a recession and kill jobs."
Says a poll shows that "without a name attached, Democrats are just one point behind" Gov. John Kasich.
"There is no war on coal. Period. There are more coal jobs and more coal produced in Ohio than there were five years ago, in spite of the talking points and the yard signs."
"Jim Renacci tried to avoid paying taxes on nearly $14 million that he made."
Sherrod Brown "failed to pay his own taxes three separate times."
"In Cuyahoga County ... 56 percent of weekend voters in 2008 were African American while adult African Americans comprise 28 percent of the county population."
"$16 trillion (the national debt) in $1 bills would cover the entire state of Ohio nearly 1.5 times."
Claims Ohio Gov. John Kasich says climate change is a problem.
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