Debt More Powerful Than Votes
Former Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Eric Kearney, left, pictured here at a Dayton campaign stop last month. Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, at right, selected Kearney as his running mate for the 2014 statewide race. PHOTO: CHRIS STEWART / DAYTON DAILY NEWS

From the Dayton Daily News: stories about the more than $800,000 in tax liens against Kearney, his wife, and their publishing businesses dominated the political news.