As Congress continues to debate Fast Track trade authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), members of Ohio's congressional delegation are stepping up and calling for trade policies that are open and transparent and protect things that Ohioans and Americans care about: democracy, jobs, the environment and the Internet. Show More Summary
On Monday's Appropriations hearing on the IRS scandal, OH Democrat Rep. Marcy Kaptur grilled Inspector General George about whether liberal groups were also singled out for special scrutiny. She inferred that, because a large numberShow More Summary
On Monday, Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) of the House Appropriations Subcommittee asked inspector general J. Russell George if he had found that conservative groups had been targeted. George said there were 79 groups put to the side because...Show More Summary
Marcy Kaptur (D-OH9) tweeted a joke from the White House Correspondents Dinner. But then she erased it 8 minutes later. What if more members of Congress could embrace the boldness of a funny tweet, without running away from it as if scared of their own shadow? We might see more real discussions among our elected officials as they work to solve our very real problems.
On Tuesday, Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Ohio) noted on the House floor that the GOP budget proposal includes cuts to Senior Farmers Markets Nutrition Coupons, which she argued would hurt the health of U.S. seniors. -kg
Speaking at an fundraiser for Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio, Joe the Plumber, running against Marcy Kaptur in Ohio’s 9th Congressional district, had this to say: “For years I’ve said, ‘Put a damn fence on that border going to Mexico and start shooting…’ that’s how I feel. Show More Summary
NASA’s Glenn Research Center is already losing a strong supporter in Congress with the departure of Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), who lost the Democratic primary for his redrawn district against another incumbent, Rep. Marcy Kaptur. Now it appears the center will lose another advocate: according to multiple reports, including the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Rep. Steven [...]
Representing Ohio in the 9th District is a name you might not know much about. You may never have even heard of Marcy Kaptur, primarily because of a lack of legislative leadership. How do you have a job for 30 years without your employers...Show More Summary
The Hill reports that Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio), who lost a primary race to Rep. Marcy Kaptur after redistricting combined their previously separate districts, has decided against running for a seat in Washington state (or anywhere else). Show More Summary
Come January, Rep. Dennis Kucinich’s career in Congress will end. Ever since losing a member-vs-member primary against Rep. Marcy Kaptur, the Ohio Democrat has been considering a bid in Washington state. Today, he announced that he would step down instead. Read full article >>
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Representative of Northern Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District, was the Sponsor and Principal Speaker for the naming ceremony
From the diaries. Not long ago, my opponent, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur used her Congressional website to take Republicans to task for not being “sensitive” about “the plight of unemployed returning veterans.” She was angry that theShow More Summary
Far-left Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), who lost a primary battle to fellow Democrat Marcy Kaptur on Tuesday night, might emerge on cable news once his term ends in January. Even though the Democrats will be heavily favored to retain the redistricted seat in November, several of the anchors at MSNBC seemed to particularly lament the [...]
Samuel Wurzelbacher, who has been milking his 15 minutes of “Joe the Plumber” fame for four years and counting, is running against Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur for a Congressional seat. Apparently a tender blossom despite his rugged, wipe-clean exterior, Wurzelbacher thinks it’s out of bounds to be asked about homophobic comments he made a few [...]
Mansfield Frazier and Larry Durstin on why the progressive firebrand was thumped by Rep. Marcy Kaptur.
Two-time former Democratic presidential candidate and eight-term congressman Dennis Kucinich lost the Ohio primary election to fellow Democratic Representative Marcy Kaptur. Read More
Samuel "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher narrowly wins the Republican nomination for Ohio?s ninth congressional district, and will face Rep. Marcy Kaptur in November.
Click here to view this media Well we can thank Republican redistricting in Ohio for forcing the voters there to choose between Marcy Kaptur and Dennis Kucinich. Kaptur won the Ohio Democratic primary for the newly drawn district and will now face off against, get this... Show More Summary
The Associated Press reports that Samuel Wurzelbacher (R), better known as "Joe the Plumber" from his role in the 2008 presidential campaign, won a narrow victory in his primary race and will now face off against Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D) in...Show More Summary
While the big story last night was the battle between Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, there was another surprising election, as Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich lost his primary battle against Rep. Marcy Kaptur. On MSNBC,...Show More Summary