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Tiny Bubbles (Of Ideological Insulation) Make Bill Johnson Happy, Make Him Feel Fine
In a dazzling confirmation of his utter lack of political courage and unwillingness to engage in policy discussion outside his comfort zone, U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, of Ohio's 6th Congressional District is ducking all debates this cycle. Johnson, who surfed into Congress in 2010 on the Tea Party wave like Johnny Utah, represents the district that stretches along Ohio's eastern border, and is facing a challenge from former state representative, Democrat Jennifer Garrison.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Sacrifice of veterans recognized as The Moving Wall ends visit
They were husbands, fathers, sons and daughters. They came from tiny villages and the nation's largest cities.
Tributes paid at the Moving Wall
Soldiers meticulously fold an American flag near the Moving Wall during a service of recognition. U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, was keynote speaker Sunday during a service of recognition at the Moving Wall display in Lisbon.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Congressman asked to help
Everyone has a story to tell, and this week, Congressman Bill Johnson had the opportunity to listen to some and tell his own as the parents and caregivers for clients of the EDI-South workshop asked for his help in keeping the facility open. EDI-South is one of three such facilities operated by the county Board of Developmental Disabilities , and in June, it was learned that Superintendent William Devon is proposing to close the Calcutta facility in a cost-cutting move.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Garrison misleads voters with her version of facts
Jennifer Garrison's recent attacks on Bill Johnson are as disappointing as they are deceiving. She knows that Johnson has returned $200,000 of his office budget to the taxpayers.
Planned Parenthood hits airwaves - Sullivan runs domestic-violence...
"Exclusive: Planned Parenthood fires back with $900K ad buy in Colorado, North Carolina," by Campaign Pro's James Hohmann: "Planned Parenthood Votes will launch its first TV ads of the year today, a nearly million-dollar buy aimed at countering Republican Senate candidates who recently embraced making oral contraception available over the counter and boosting Democratic incumbents Kay Hagan and Mark Udall. The group casts this proposal, newly popular with some GOP candidates, as more expensive for women with a $500,000 buy in the Raleigh, North Carolina, market and a $400,000 buy in the Denver market.
2010 GOP House rebels go soft in 2014
With the climax of the 2014 midterm season at hand, some Republicans who rode the conservative wave to power are waging campaigns that are barely recognizable from the ones they ran four years ago. In 2010, they were fire-breathing tea partiers who promised to storm the gates of Washington.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Garrison understands working people
To me it seems fair that when the federal government has a construction project that they should hire local workers. But Representative Bill Johnson disagrees with me.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
JVS students honored for aviation app
WTOV9.com JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio -- A group of local students received some well-deserved recognition by state leaders Tuesday for their work on an app that will help teach high school students how to fly.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
November election races set
There were no last minute surprises locally as the deadline wound down Monday to submit write-in candidates for the November ballot.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
U.S. House incumbents rolling in cash
Ohio's 16 incumbent U.S. House members have raised a combined $32 million for their re-election bids - 15 times what their upstart challengers have this election season.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Congressmen make energy tour stop in Scio facility
WTOV9.com HARRISON COUNTY, Ohio - Eighteen months ago, what is now a massive production facility on the edge of Scio was nothing but corn fields.