Ohio Democrats are struggling to diffuse the fallout from a 2014 lieutenant governor candidate's hundreds of thousands of dollars in personal and business liens without alienating key groups.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A recent poll finds Gov. John Kasich's job approval has hit its highest rating since he took office in 2011.
The poll released Tuesday by Quinnipiac University in Connecticut shows 54 percent of Ohioans favor the Republican governor's actions while 32 percent disapprove of his performance.
The poll taken over last weekend also finds that 49 percent of Ohioans say Kasich deserves to be re-elected.
The poll says Kasich currently leads Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fitzgerald, a leading Democratic opponent in the 2014 gubernatorial race, by a 47-33 margin.
The survey of 941 Ohio voters has a margin of error of 3.2 percentage points.
Kasich's approval rating a year ago was under 40 percent.
Gov. John Kasich defended his decision to turn to a legislative board to push through an expansion of Medicaid as the Ohio Supreme Court agreed Thursday to speed up its consideration of a lawsuit over the move.
Kasich is looking to get coverage for 275,000 more Ohioans, including 26,000 veterans.
The director of Ohio's Department of Job and Family Services has resigned from his cabinet position in Gov. John Kasich's administration.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich will donate to charity more than $22,000 he received in campaign contributions from a businessman being accused of allegedly skirting campaign finance laws.
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More than 50 activists and environment groups are urging the governor to answer questions about radioactive drilling wastes from Ohio and out of state.
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