Saturday, December 22, 2012
Open Secrets published a list of recipients of National Rifle Association campaign contributions that also includes Steven LaTourette, John Boehner.
Ohio Republicans Josh Mandel and Jim Renacci accepted thousands in 2012 campaign contributions from the National Rifle Association, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The NRA doled out more than $750,000 in campaign contributions in 2012, according to the Center, a research organization that tracks money in politics and how it affects elections and policies and shares the information on OpenSecrets.org. The center got its data from the Federal Election Commission. In the top five for 2012 were Ohio Treasurer Mandel, who accepted $9,450, and U.S. Rep. Renacci, who accepted $9,900, according to the report. Mandel made an unsuccessfu bid to challenge incumbent Sherrod Brown for U.S. Senate this year. Fifteen Ohio lawmakers …
Friday, October 26, 2012
'The Beachcomber' took a look back at Mandel's beginnings in this week's issue.
Friday, August 31, 2012
About 200 attendees filled the Brecksville Community Center Thursday night.
Finances and the economy were on everyone’s mind Thursday night at the Cuyahoga Valley Republicans convention watch party at the Brecksville Community Center. The event ended before Presidential nominee Mitt Romney took the stage at the 2012 National Republican Convention, but the speakers at Thursday’s event had plenty to say about the election. Check out the video above for more.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel and U.S. Congressional candidate David Joyce are expected to attend.
Beachwood native Josh Mandel is expected to attend the Cuyahoga Valley Republicans' convention watch party Thursday night at the Brecksville Community Center. This event is one of nine convention watch parties listed on Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign website, and the only one in the Cleveland area. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook The Cuyahoga Valley Republicans, a grassroots conservative organization based in Brecksville, voted to endorse Romney in February. The group has played integral roles in previous elections, said President Dom Sciria. “We’re flattered and honored that they called on us,” Sciria said. Thursday is the last night of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa. Attendees at …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Republican voters at a rally in Solon say GOP U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel is the polar opposite of his opponent, Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and President Barack Obama.
Joy and Lowell Wolfe say they didn't become politically active until Barack Obama was elected to the White House. Since then, the couple from Geauga County has volunteered for Republican causes, including working to repeal the new health care law. They want to kick Obama out of office, and send Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown packing too. They see Brown as walking in lock-step with the president. "When people of Ohio had differences with the president, Sherrod Brown cast his vote with the president," said Lowell Wolfe. Enter Josh Mandel. Mandel is challenging Brown for his Senate seat. Currently Ohio's treasurer, Mandel has energized voters like the Wolfes who make up the Republican base. The Wolfes and roughly 200 other votes came to the …
Monday, July 16, 2012
U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel to attend a rally Tuesday in Solon hosted by the Southeast Republican Club.
Ohio Treasuer and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel is to appear at a rally Tuesday in Solon. The rally, hosted by the Southeast Republican Club, is to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Solon Community Center. Mandel, a Republican, is running against incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown. The race is already one of the most contentious of the election season. The rally is open to the public. See the attached PDF for more information. Patch will be there with coverage of the event.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
U.S. Senate candidate appears in padded bra, spandex shorts in 1996 yearbook
It looks like Josh Mandel is a pretty funny guy - or, at least he was as a student at Beachwood High School. The Huffington Post published a photo today from the 1996 yearbook. The photo depicts local alum and state treasurer Josh Mandel, dressed in a padded bra and spandex shorts, spotting another boy in drag in the weight lifting room. Click here to see the full article. His campaign spokesperson responded to the Post that Mandel knows humor is an important part of keeping up morale, adding, "He also thinks it's important to have a spotter when you're doing lat pull downs." We are working to get the story behind the photo! Did you know Mandel in high school? Who's the guy Mandel is spotting? Email me at Nikki.Ferrell@Patch.com, or tell …
Monday, April 16, 2012
Mandel was the guest speaker at a Tea Party rally on Sunday.
Ohio Treasurer and state Senate candidate Josh Mandel was the guest speaker at a Tea Party rally in Cuyahoga Falls Sunday afternoon. Watch the video above to hear what he had to say about Wall Street, Sherrod Brown and making it to Washington. Were you at the Tea Party? Share your thoughts on the event in the comments.