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Republican from Ohio

Tom Niehaus is a state senator from Ohio's 14th Senate District. In January of 2011, his Republican colleagues unanimously elected him to serve as the president of the Ohio Senate for the 129th General Assembly.

Recent statements involving Tom Niehaus

"Unlike the gridlock in Washington, more than 80 percent of the bills we passed during this General Assembly had bipartisan support."

"Unfortunately we have documented instances where people defecated in the (Statehouse) building."

Recent stories featuring Tom Niehaus

Claim of foul deeds false, but a favorite from 2011:

Demonstrations outside the Ohio Statehouse provided lasting images from the debate over Senate Bill 5, a proposal to restrict collective bargaining rights for organized labor.

But did they do the particularly foul act that Senate President Tom Niehaus cited?

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