Josh Mandel http://wvxu.org en Pillich versus Mandel could be a classic http://wvxu.org/post/pillich-versus-mandel-could-be-classic <p>The 2014 slate of Democratic candidates for Ohio’s statewide offices is not exactly set in stone, but it is getting pretty close.</p><p><br>Why so early, you ask?</p><p><br>Well, when you have been beaten like a rented mule in the 2010 statewide elections, as the Ohio Democratic Party was, there is no such thing as being too early out of the gate.</p> Sun, 26 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 12984 at http://wvxu.org Pillich versus Mandel could be a classic Pillich to take on Mandel for Ohio treasurer http://wvxu.org/post/pillich-take-mandel-ohio-treasurer <p>State Rep. Connie Pillich, a Democrat from Montgomery, announced this morning she will take on Republican incumbent Josh Mandel for the Ohio treasurer's office in 2014.</p><p>Pillich, who represents the 28th Ohio House District in northern Hamilton County, won re-election last year after Republicans in the Ohio General Assembly had re-drawn her district to make it considerably more Republican.</p><p>She is a third term state representative, a retired captain in the U.S. Air Force, and a lawyer.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 12:08:01 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 12777 at http://wvxu.org Pillich to take on Mandel for Ohio treasurer Brown, Mandel slug it out in final debate http://wvxu.org/post/brown-mandel-slug-it-out-final-debate <p>One thing was clear after 60 minutes of the U.S. Senate debate between Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown and Republican challenger Josh Mandel that was broadcast live on NBC affiliates across the state Thursday night.</p><p>And that one thing is that Ohio voters couldn’t have a choice where the differences between the two candidates are pronounced and more profound. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 00:22:20 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 5422 at http://wvxu.org Brown, Mandel slug it out in final debate Ayotte, Mandel and Greek cuisine on tap for local GOP http://wvxu.org/post/ayotte-mandel-and-greek-cuisine-tap-local-gop <p>Hamilton County Republicans have a raft of get-out-the-vote events scheduled over the next week, involving everything from visits from high-profile GOP senators to a night of Greek cuisine at a Republican volunteer call center.<br>&nbsp;</p><p>On Saturday, Sen. Kelly Ayotte – who was considered a contender for the GOP vice presidential nomination this year – will headline a “Republicans Top to Bottom” rally at the Sharonville Convention Center.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 18:16:05 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 5170 at http://wvxu.org Ayotte, Mandel and Greek cuisine on tap for local GOP Brown touts auto industry bailout at Middletown rally http://wvxu.org/post/brown-touts-auto-industry-bailout-middletown-rally <P>U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, locked in a tough race for re-election, will rally with union workers and Democratic supporters Wednesday afternoon to draw attention to his role in the 2009 auto industry bailout, which he says saved 850,00 Ohio jobs.</P> <P>The rally is at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union hall at 1100 Crawford St. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 12:13:43 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 4397 at http://wvxu.org