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The Two Most Brilliant Women I Know (In Politics)

There aren’t enough women in politics. On the front lines as candidates, and especially behind the scenes. The polls you all read, for example, are created largely by men who have held their reigns of power tightly for decades.  The polls from Cook and Sabato use...

To every Asian American in Ohio

My opponent is fueling hatred and peddling division during a time when we all need to be on the same team. This time against Asian-Americans.  I am often shocked by Congressman Balderson’s votes. Truly. They absolutely shock me.  Especially those that...

They just crossed the line.

I don’t know what it’s like to actually march into a battle. Although my ancestors most definitely did. They lived in Philly and Maryland during the American Revolution. And my great-grandfather fought in WWI and my grandfather in WWII. And so when studying history in...

The Children are Watching

Autumn is here. The sunflowers are in full bloom, leaves are beginning to fall and we can feel a chill at night here in Ohio. Typically in the Fall I, like most moms, are scrambling to do the kid’s back to school shopping so we can gratefully usher them off into a new...

There is no bottom is there, Troy?

This week, Ohio’s House Speaker Larry Householder was arrested by FBI agents after an investigation revealed Householder and others in the State House had participated in a $60 million dollar dark money scheme to get them elected. The entire atrocity was...

A letter to my neighbors

To every one of us in Ohio’s 12th District today who are facing eviction, the cessation of unemployment checks, the threat of your electricity being turned off, losing your health insurance, hunger or pain: My heart is with you. And I can't begin to imagine your pain...


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