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Marcy Kaptur

As Kasich takes stage, Democrats push back against claims

As Ohio Gov. John Kasich joined a crowd of fellow Republicans appearing in his home state at Thursday's first presidential debate, national and state Democrats criticized the record he touts of improving the state's economy, adding jobs and helping the less fortunate. Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz suggested at a news conference ahead of the Cleveland event that Kasich's ideas and those of the other nine GOP candidates are as interchangeable as Lego blocks. She predicted none would address climate change, living wages or raising taxes on the wealthy. "They all sing off the same song sheet," she said. "You could have any one...