John Kasich's file


Republican from Ohio

John Kasich is the governor of Ohio. A Republican and a former congressman, he defeated Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland in 2010 and was reelected in 2014. He is running for president in 2016.

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So you want to move to Canada, eh?

If ___________ becomes president, I’m moving to ___________! The refrain comes up every four years, no matter who’s running.

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Carly Fiorina & John Kasich to headline CA GOP convention

PolitiFact California will be fact-checking claims made by presidential candidates Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich at the California Republican Party Convention this week. Follow us @CAPolitiFact for live tweets from the event. 

Donald Trump brings troublesome relationship with the truth to California

As California's June 7th primary election draws near, PolitiFact California is highlighting how presidential candidates fare with the truth on PolitiFact's Truth-O-Meter. We will also be fact-checking the statements they make while in the Golden State. 

In Context: Scott Walker, Aaron Rodgers and Brett Favre

Fleshing out comments made by the Republican governor, which drew criticism from Democrats, in which he compared political attacks on himself to someone attacking the two Green Bay Packers quarterbacks.

A Look At Ted Cruz’ Record With The Truth As He Visits California

As presidential candidates arrive in the state, PolitiFact California is highlighting their records with the truth. We will also be fact-checking the statements they make while on California soil.