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David Skolnick

Ryan’s fundraising stunningly bad

Embarrassing low, poor and anemic are just a few words to describe U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s presidential campaign fundraising total for the third quarter. I thought it was going to be difficult for Ryan, D-Howland, to do worse than he did during the second quarter when he raised $889,398.86. It ...

Election important, not exciting

There’s not a great sense of excitement about this general election. Odd-year elections are often that way. There’s no election for president, state officials, Congress, the state Legislature or even countywide seats. There’s not even a statewide issue on the ballot this year. And ...

Long-shot Ryan plays long game

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan has a plan for his presidential bid, but does his long-shot campaign have momentum to last? As long as Ryan’s campaign stays lean and he doesn’t burn through his limited funds, he can remain in the race. But surviving is not an effective way to run for president of ...

O’Rourke listens in Lordstown then goes after Trump

Beto O’Rourke came to Lordstown to listen. It wasn’t a typical campaign stop for a presidential candidate, particularly one who is lagging in the polls and needs the attention. But the former Texas congressman scored a few points — though he’s likely to be out of the campaign by the ...