Strickland Campaign Releases New Web Video Highlighting Appalachia Tour: “Where Ted Came From”

COLUMBUS, OH -- Today the Ted Strickland for Senate Campaign is releasing a new web video featuring some of the highlights from Ted’s just completed two-day, 7 county “Working Families First” Tour through Appalachia: “Where Ted Came From.”


During the Tour the Strickland campaign also launched a new Appalachian website,, which will serve as a digital hub for Ohioans to learn about the difference between Ted and Portman on issues that matter to Appalachian residents; released a new Appalachian focused digital ad “Lived It” contrasting Ted and Portman’s biographies; and began running targeted Appalachian Facebook ads.  

Here’s some of the press coverage:

Cincinnati Enquirer: Strickland campaign zeroes in on Appalachia.

Youngstown Vindicator: Strickland criticizes Portman’s record on Appalachia issues.

Youngstown Vindicator: Ted Strickland lashes out at U.S. Sen. Rob Portman about Appalachia issues.

Lisbon Morning Journal: Strickland stops in Lisbon seeking votes — and a piece of Governor’s Pie.

Associated Press: US Senate hopeful Ted Strickland visits eastern Ohio home base.

Marietta Times: Ted Strickland touts his southern Ohio roots.

Martins Ferry Times Leader: Strickland campaigns in Martins Ferry.

RealClearPolitics: Strickland's New Ad Spotlights His Appalachian Ties.

Columbus Dispatch: Strickland aims to compare his background to Portman's.

Toledo Blade: Strickland Website Attacks Portman

Morning Consult: Ohio Democrats Attack Portman’s Coal-Leasing Vote.

WTAP: Ted Strickland stops in Marietta as part of two day tour.

WKBN: Strickland: “Rob Portman doesn’t know a damn thing about Appalachian coal communities.”

WKBN: Strickland blasts Portman for supporting terrible trade deals.

Chilicothe Gazette: Drug concerns focus of Strickland visit.

Athens Messenger:Strickland meets with area labor, civic leaders; loss of local revenue discussed.”  


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