Republican from Ohio
John Kasich is the governor of Ohio. A former congressman, he defeated Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland in the general election Nov. 2, 2010. He was sworn into office Jan. 11, 2011.
Recent statements involving John Kasich
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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 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.
No issue dominated Ohio headlines in 2011 more than the efforts to rein in collective bargaining rights for public employees.
A claim by Gov. John Kasich put focus on a key point in the debate. We picked it as one of our favorites of the year.
The Kasich-O-Meter tracks Gov. John Kasich's performance toward fulfilling pledges he made on the campaign trail.
We identified 21 specific promises he repeated several times, most of which deal with taxes, the state budget and education.
Here's some recent updates.
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.
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