Tuesday, May 22, 2012



The Federal Bureau of Investigation is involved in a probe of questionable campaign contributions to two Ohio officeholders, freshman U.S. Rep. James Renacci (reh-NAY'-see) and state treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel (man-DEHL').

Andrew Hayden, the FBI's supervisory resident agent in Canton, said Tuesday the bureau has questioned employees of Suarez Corporation Industries about combined donations to each campaign totaling $100,000.

Hayden said further details could not be released because the investigation is ongoing.....

What is it with Ohio Republicans and scandals????

••••••  Veterans & Military Families for Obama has a sign up page here.   The DaytonDailyNews has information about the Ohio group, headed by John Boccieri, a former member of Congress:

In an effort to connect with veterans and their families, President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign announced the launch of Ohio Veterans and Military Families for Obama on Monday.

Veterans and Military Families for Obama is made up of active military veterans including several in the Dayton area to represent their community to the campaign, recruit volunteers and put together phone banking sessions and canvasses.

The outreach campaign emphasizes the president’s record as commander in chief: boosting education opportunities for veterans, reducing Taliban forces and ending the war in Iraq....

President Obama needs your support. For further information, check out the Veterans for Obama Launch, on May 24, 2012, 7pm.