Republicans have wasted no time in launching a counterattack against former Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland, who announced this week he is challenging Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman next year.
Ohio's former governor has been named head of the advocacy arm of a progressive think tank in Washington. Democrat Ted Strickland says he'll become president of the Center for American Progress Action Fund next month.
Ever since he was defeated in his re-election bid 2 years ago, Former Governor Ted Strickland has been mentioned as a possible candidate for governor in 2014. But now, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports Strickland has taken his hat out of the ring.