“Betty Sutton for Congress Door Knock” May 20

Come Join Us for the First Wayne County “Betty Sutton for Congress Door Knock”

When: Sunday, May 20
Time: 1pm – 4pm
Where: Christmas Run Park, Wooster, Ohio

Come join us to learn more about Congresswoman Betty Sutton and her campaign. This will be a great opportunity to ask questions and learn how to get involved. After discussing the campaign we will launch into a door knock to start spreading the word about the Congresswoman.

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National Republican Congressional Committee Caught With Their “Pants on Fire”

From PolitiFact’s Truth-O-Meter:

Republicans moved quickly to politicize what federal agents have described as a failed bomb plot cooked up by anarchists connected to the Occupy Cleveland organization.

The group, an offshoot of last fall’s anti-Wall Street demonstrations in New York, is not under investigation, officials stressed May 1, 2012,  when announcing the arrests of five suspects.

But that did little to stop the GOP from buzzing about the movement’s support among Democrats.

The most direct attack came May 2, 2012, from the National Republican Congressional Committee. The group …

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Sutton Beats Renacci in 1st Quarter Fundraising

This is good news, considering how much outside money Jim Renacci will receive to help his campaign, along with his vast personal wealth:

U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton, D-Copley Township, raised more in campaign contributions than U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth, between Feb. 16 and March 31.

But she remains several hundred thousand dollars behind him in cash on hand in the 16th District congressional race, according to her latest campaign finance filing on Sunday (April 15) with the Federal Election Commission. (Source)

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Betty Sutton wants to ‘raise the profile’ of OARDC

WOOSTER — “This is an amazing place,” said U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton, a Copley Township Democrat, during her tour of the OARDC campus on Thursday morning.

“It’s the potential that makes me excited,” Sutton told Steve Slack, the director of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.

Even in the tornado-ravaged panorama of Secrest Arboretum, where some of the trees “taken out … were over 100 years old,” Slack said, new horizons exist.

“There is always an opportunity when something happens,” Slack said, telling Sutton “societal needs … …

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Renacci Caught Hobnobbing with Lobbyists

This isn’t really news, especially for Republicans, but anyone who bought Jim Renacci’s line, or any of the Teabagger Republicans that were voted into office in 2010, about them a different type of politician should be feeling some serious buyer’s remorse right now:

In 2010, many freshmen Republicans were swept into Congress on the promise of doing things differently.

But fast-forward to 2012, and the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla. — an exclusive seaside resort and home to 54 holes of championship golf and a …

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The Gerrymandered 16th District

Are you like just about everyone else and wonder exactly what parts of Ohio are now covered by the 16th Congressional District? Refer to this map on Betty Sutton’s to see what gerrymandering in action looks like.


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Afternoon Reception with Congresswoman Betty Sutton Feb. 12

On Sunday, February 12th Susan and I are pleased, and honored, to host an afternoon fundraiser for Congresswoman Betty Sutton. We invite all Wayne County Democrats to come to our home to meet and provide support for Ms. Sutton. She is a talented and thoughtful supporter of all levels of the middle class in Ohio and in America. She is an advocate for women’s rights, fair wages, solid education and economic policies that will lift our state and America toward better times. Please join us …

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Renacci announces his January mobile offices

The Northern Wayne edition of THE POST for January 21, 2012 contains the following on Page 22:

Mon., Jan. 23 – Wayne County Public Library/Main Branch, Conference Room East, noon to 2 p.m. 220 W. Liberty St., Wooster;

Wed. Jan 25, Medina County District Library, Community Room B, noon to 2 p.m., 210 S. Broadway St., Medina

“My goal is to ensure my office’s services are of the highest quality and are as convenient as possible for the people we serve.”  p. 22 The POST for Northern Wayne, …

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Rep. Betty Sutton to challenge Rep. Jim Renacci for Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Copley Township Democratic Rep. Betty Sutton said this morning that she plans to seek election to a newly reconfigured congressional seat drawn to favor freshman Republican Rep. Jim Renacci of Wadsworth.

Read more from Cleveland Plain Dealer

Rep. Sutton’s Facebook Page

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Jim Renacci Town Hall – September 28, 2011

We have full video of Representative Jim Renacci’s (R) Town Hall Meeting at The College of Wooster on September 28, 2011.

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