Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

John Kasich's file

Kasich

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 considered a likely presidential candidate in 2016.

Kasich's statements by ruling

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  • Mostly True13 (%)(13)
  • Half True9 (%)(9)
  • Mostly False7 (%)(7)
  • False6 (%)(6)
  • Pants on Fire3 (%)(3)

John Kasich's website

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Fact-checking John Kasich

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is the latest Republican to throw his hat into the ring for the 2016 presidential race. Here, we take a look at some of the claims by Kasich that we've checked over the years.

Home and away: An accounting of Scott Walker's travels

Gov. Scott Walker’s travels as a 2016 contender for the White House raise a legitimate question: How much time is he in Wisconsin?

Plus: Ron Johnson vs. Russ Feingold, The Rematch

A roundup of ratings on eve of National Governors Association meeting

Chief executives of the states will discuss a variety of issues at the National Governors Association convention, which is set for Aug. 2 to 4, 2013, in Milwaukee.

We welcome them to Wisconsin with a roundup of recent gubernatorial Truth-O-Meter items produced by PolitiFact Wisconsin, as well as by our PolitiFact siblings in nine other states and at PolitiFact National.

Was Ohio runner up in the Sears derby?

Ohio and several other states all were in the bidding to try to coax Sears to move its headquarters.

But when PolitiFact Ohio tried to nail down a claim that the Buckeye State was runner up to Illinois, we found the answers elusive.

Location, location, location a favorite for 2011

Location is commonly cited as the most important consideration in buying real estate, and geographic location was the reason that Cleveland once was tagged as being -- or occupying -- "the best location in the nation."

Gov. John Kasich put  a new spin on that pitch to help sell Ohio. His claim became one of our favorites of 2011.