Redux: My letter to ODP Chair Redfern, that people said wouldn’t matter

I feel, as an Ohioan who is a female and who supports the Democratic Party with words, deeds and money, that you must make a public statement that explicitly denounces work environments and behavior that impede, demean or otherwise disrespect women, especially women who work on behalf of the Democratic Party’s values and previously supported…

Ohio Democratic Party to sever ties w/AG Marc Dann, metamorphs into Independent

Wow.  Well, I must say, my off the record sentiments and exhortations definitely support these moves, but when you read them, well, they are harsh.  But necessary. From the Columbus Dispatch: The Ohio Democratic Party, which strongly backed Dann’s come-from-behind campaign in 2006, is preparing to sever its ties with Dann. Chairman Chris Redfern said…

Text of Ohio AG Marc Dann’s e-mailed response saying that he will not resign

Thank you to a reader in the comments; see original at Vindy.com: Below is the text of an e-mail sent today by Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann to all associates of his office. Last night, I received a call from Governor Strickland advising me that he and the other statewide Democratic office holders along with…

Text of letter to Marc Dann from Ohio Democrats: Resign now (by 1pm)

Many thanks to Ohio bloggers for assistance in providing this information. Governor, Statewide Democrats Call on Attorney General Dann to Resign Columbus, Ohio – Governor Ted Strickland, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, Lt. Governor Lee Fisher, Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, Treasurer Richard Cordray, House Minority Leader Joyce Beatty, Senate Minority Leader Ray Miller and Ohio…

BREAKING: Strickland, Redfern, Brunner, Cordray, other Dems to Ohio AG Marc Dann: Resign

From the Columbus Dispatch: All statewide Democratic elected officials and legislative leaders today are asking embattled Attorney General Marc Dann to resign from office, The Dispatch has learned. Dann will be sent a strongly worded letter that should reach him no later than 11:30 a.m. that he must, in the best interest of his office…

Yo, ORP Deputy Chair, Kevin DeWine: Rein in those deadly sins, would ya?

No – not Marc Dann’s. Yours. Ohio Republican Party Deputy Chairman and State Representative Kevin DeWine, appeared on the Ohio News Network’s show, Capitol Square, yesterday. The Youngstown Vindicator quotes him as having said the following, in relation to the scandal in the Ohio Attorney General’s office of Marc Dann: “We’ll be linking this corrupt…

Rumor control: Chancellor Fingerhut will NOT be running for AG

In this post, I remarked on the Akron Beacon Journal’s mention of Ohio’s Chancellor of Higher Education Eric Fingerhut. Not 12 hours before I’d read that ABJ piece, my SO and I had both, at almost the same moment, thought about how only someone like Fingerhut could pull out a hands-down undebatable win in a…