CLEVELAND - Bob Gibbs is the incumbent Congressman running for re-election to Congess. Gibbs, who is a Republican, was first elected to Congress in November 2010. He is currently serving his first term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Gibbs is seeking his re-election in the newly re-drawn District 7. This new district is located in the north-central portion of the Ohio, and includes the counties of Knox, Coshocton, Tuscarawas, Holmes, Richland, Ashland, Huron, Medina, Lorain and Cuyahoga.
We asked Congressman Gibbs why he's seeking re-election, what makes him the better choice over his opponent, how he's prepared himself to potentially represent a new constituency of 75 percent new voters and how he would work with other members of Congress to create jobs, as well as increase the declining tax revenues in Ohio and the country.
To hear Congressman Gibbs's answers, click on the video.
NewsChannel5 is profiling candidates, giving each 5 minutes of free air time.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Ohioans would only be required to display one license plate on their vehicles instead of two if a bill proposed by two state legislators is approved.
Ohio Republicans want to force universities to offer in-state tuition to out-of-state students who request documents from the schools in order to register to vote in Ohio.
Spotlights bore down on massive piles of shredded cinder block, insulation and metal as crews worked through the night early Tuesday lifting bricks and parts of collapsed walls where a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs.