Ohio Gov. John Kasich defines conservatism as balancing budgets and cutting taxes, but also as reaching out to "people who live in the shadows." Kasich joins CNBC's John Harwood for a meal at the Columbus, Ohio, Monte Carlo Italian Kitchen, where Kasich participates in a weekly Bible study.» Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio— Ohio governor and Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich has publicly reported that he and his family are worth between $9 million and $22 million. The 63- year-old Kasich entered the race July 21 to become the 16th major GOP candidate this cycle. Before he was elected Ohio governor in 2010, Kasich spent 10 years at the now-defunct Wall...
Even before Donald Trump descended into the GOP race, the reputation of the businessperson-cum-politician was up for debate.
WASHINGTON, June 10- Various Republican governors with an eye on the White House can point to tax cuts and other business-friendly policies they spearheaded as they enter the crowded 2016 presidential contest. Among the handful of governors and former governors competing for the Republican presidential nomination, only one- former Texas Governor Rick...
Texas is forgoing about $100 billion in federal funds by not expanding a major health program for the poor.
The GOP has a target-rich environment to go after Hillary Clinton. But will that keep her from the White House? Politico's Ben White takes a look.
WASHINGTON, May 15- When Republican Stefanie Linares ran for office in the deeply Democratic city of Chicago last year, she knew that her hard work wasn't likely to end in victory. The 31- year-old Hispanic lawyer lost her bid for the Illinois state Senate by a whopping margin. The Republican party fielded eight state legislature candidates in Chicago last year,...
While manufacturing alone no longer dominates the state's economy, its fortunes still rise and fall with the health of the state's industries.
As Republicans draw up plans to use the troubled health care law against Democrats in elections next year, Obamacare is dividing Republican governors. The NYT reports.
Twenty-two U.S. governors make over $140,500 a year, and they've been investing in some impressive digs. Click ahead to take a peek at the homes of some top-paid governors.
John Kasich warned Wednesday of an economic slowdown happening in the swing state ahead the presidential election, even as Huntington bank announced it is bringing 250 jobs to Ohio.
Scott Walker spent months and millions of dollars on ads in the divisive recall election telling Wisconsin voters that the state is on the economic upswing _ a strong dose of good news that even Mitt Romney backers acknowledge helps the incumbent, President Barack Obama.
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio's state watchdog hasn't yet released an investigative report on the investment scandal that engulfed Ohio in 2005 _ and critics want to know why.
AKRON, Ohio-- Republican Mitt Romney is making a fresh bid for Ohio voters, trying to use post-debate momentum to make up ground in a state that has been a mainstay of GOP presidential candidates and could help President Barack Obama hold onto the White House. We're going to do it here in Ohio. "
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio-- Josh Mandel, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, declines to take a stand on the 2009 bailout of the auto industry and reserves judgment on vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's plans for Medicare.
John Kasich for a dollar to help jump-start Ohio's job-creation efforts is leaving his state management job and returning to the private sector. Mark Kvamme will resign as president and interim chief investment officer of JobsOhio effective Nov. 1, board Chairman Jim Boland announced Tuesday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio-- For decades, one tiny county in the rolling hills of Ohio's rural reaches was a depressed farm community saddled with double-digit unemployment. Now, Carroll County boasts more active oil and gas wells than any other in the state, and the tax dollars are flowing right along with the crude and natural gas.
"I didn’t cause the economic and financial problems caused by Wall Street, but now public employees like me have to suffer the consequences," one labor leader says. The New York Times reports.