Latest Ken Blackwell Stories

2010-01-12 16:52:00

"The Irrelevant Constitution: How the Obama-Reid-Pelosi Health Care Bill Violates America's Charter Text." WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday at 11 a.m. ET, Family Research Council will host a lecture featuring Family Research Council Senior Fellow Ken Blackwell and George Mason Law Professor Nelson Lund to discuss how both House and Senate health care bills violate America's guiding document. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO)...

2008-10-06 09:00:30

Filmmaker and citizen journalist John Wellington Ennis' Shoot First Inc. (www.shootfirstinc.com) presents the political documentary "FREE FOR ALL!," which is being released on DVD Tuesday, October 7, 2008. Famed film critic Roger Ebert just awarded the film three stars (out of four) in a Chicago Sun-Times review (http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081002/ REVIEWS/810049997/1023), calling the film "engrossing, even enraging." The review highlights former Ohio Secretary...

2006-08-17 13:36:55

By Andrea Hopkins CINCINNATI (Reuters) - Most politicians would be happy with a 20-point lead in an opinion poll, but the Democratic candidate for Ohio governor just worries. Ted Strickland is fighting what he says is the most important election in the United States -- for control of Ohio. It's the mother of all swing states, known for making or breaking presidents in elections going back decades. In the last one, in 2004, Ohio was the state that assured Republican President George...

2006-08-01 12:10:44

By Andrea Hopkins COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - U.S. Rep. Deborah Pryce hasn't had a tough campaign in years. The highest-ranking Republican woman in the House of Representatives, Pryce won 62 percent of the vote in 2004 in a district that hasn't elected a Democrat since 1964. But voters in Ohio's largest city also gave even support to President George W. Bush and Democrat John Kerry in 2004, suggesting they were not as Republican as might be assumed. The result put Pryce's seat in the...

2006-05-02 23:18:54

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - Ohio Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell, a key figure in the state's decisive 2004 presidential election, won his bid on Tuesday to run for governor on the Republican ticket in November. With about two-thirds of the vote counted, Blackwell held a 13 percentage point lead over fellow Republican Jim Petro, the Ohio attorney general, who conceded. In November Blackwell will face Democratic U.S. Rep. Ted Strickland, who easily won his party's nomination. If...

2005-09-07 14:24:06

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - An appeals court in the key electoral battleground of Ohio will hear on Thursday a challenge to ballot measures that would allow voters to strip the state's elected officials of control over electoral redistricting and how elections are run. Republican-led opponents of four proposed constitutional amendments say they should not be on Ohio's ballot on November 8 on grounds that many people who collected the 330,000 voter signatures on petitions in support of...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.