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Ted Strickland
68th Governor of Ohio
In office
January 8, 2007 â€“ January 10, 2011
Lieutenant Lee Fisher
Preceded by Bob Taft
Succeeded by John Kasich
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio’s 6th district
In office
January 3, 1997 â€“ January 3, 2007
Preceded by Frank Cremeans
Succeeded by Charlie Wilson
In office
January 3, 1993 â€“ January 3, 1995
Preceded by Bob McEwen
Succeeded by Frank Cremeans
Personal details
Born Theodore Strickland
(1941-08-04) August 4, 1941 (age 75)
Lucasville, Ohio, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Frances
Alma mater Asbury University (BA)
University of Kentucky (MA, PhD)
Asbury Theological Seminary (MDiv)
Website Campaign website

I want to talk about jobs and health care and pension security and what we're going to do to stop the brain drain in Ohio and make it possible for our young people to stay here and build a life in Ohio rather than in Pennsylvania or West Virginia or God knows where.
Ted Strickland
Quite frankly, Barack Obama knows what it's like to pay a mortgage and student loans. He knows what it's like to watch a beloved family member in a medical crisis and worry that treatment is out of reach. Barack Obama knows our struggles. And, my friends, he shares our values.
Ted Strickland
The connection between education and a healthy economy is critical.
The auto industry is standing today. The middle class is standing today. Ohio is standing today. America is standing strong today.
Ted Strickland
But all over Ohio – all over America – men and women are going back to work with the pride of building something stamped 'Made in America.'
Ted Strickland
Before Barack Obama took office, it looked like that pride could have vanished forever, but today, from the staggering depths of the Great Recession, the nation has had 29 straight months of job growth. Workers across my state and across the country are getting back the dignity of a good job and a good salary.
Ted Strickland
Barack Obama is an economic patriot.
It's been a long slog back, and we've still got a long way to go.
Our nation was built by pioneers – pioneers who accepted untold risks in pursuit of freedom, not by pioneers seeking offshore profits at the expense of American workers here at home.
Ted Strickland
Barack Obama is betting on the American worker.