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Kasich Tells CMC GOP Needs To Broaden Its Base

Ohio Public Radio

In what was billed as his last public appearance as governor, John Kasich said Wednesday there's a reason Ohio Republicans won the state's top offices and many legislative seats in the midterms when their colleagues elsewhere did not. 

Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.  

Kasich says this November’s election was good for Republicans because Ohioans don’t want change.

“Why change? Things are pretty good. I’ve got a job, my wages are going up, I’ve got health care.”


Kasich says Republicans still have problems because they don’t have enough women, young people, college educated supporters and minorities. He says Republicans need to start speaking to issues that matter to those groups. He made his comments at the Columbus Metropolitan Club.

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