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ANDY CHOW / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Opponents are reacting to the announcement that two political heavyweights joining forces with Mike DeWine and Jon Husted running as a gubernatorial ticket. Republican candidate Mary Taylor might be picking a running mate soon.

Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor is not dissuaded by DeWine and Husted teaming up. Instead she says she sees it as the GOP field narrowing and, as she puts it, “Jon Husted just dropped out of the governor’s race."

Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

Two of the four Republicans running in the party’s gubernatorial primary next spring have teamed up. Attorney General Mike DeWine will run for governor with Secretary of State Jon Husted as his running mate. 

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ANDY CHOW / OHIO PUBLIC RADIO

  One of the four GOP candidates for governor believes momentum is swinging his direction after gaining more support from local leaders. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, the county-level endorsements have proven to be helpful in recent big elections.

Secretary of State Jon Husted says his list of supporters for governor now includes a third of Ohio’s 88 Republican county chairs.

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ANDY CHOW / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

A day after Ohio’s attorney general sued five drug makers for their role in the state’s opioid crisis, Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor is opening up about her own family’s struggles with addition.

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STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Ohio’s lieutenant governor is stepping down from her job as the director of the state Department of Insurance.

Taylor has been the head of the Department of Insurance since Kasich took office in 2011. But Taylor is leaving that position effective immediately, and her deputy director, Jillian Froment, will take over.

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