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There are 15 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Jun 30, 2011, titled The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

Kevin Coughlin, above, says he's "earned a private paycheck" while state Treasurer Josh Mandel, below, who served two tours in Iraq, hasn't. Blood was drawn yesterday in the Ohio GOP race for the U.S. Senate, 11 months before the two remaining candidates will face off in the May primary election.

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Petersburg, VA

#1 Jun 30, 2011
I am voting for Coughlin. Mandel is not qualified and if he is the candidate, he will lose big to Brown. I am ashamed that the Republican Party of Ohio could not find another person.

Chillicothe, OH

#2 Jun 30, 2011
Mandel is a JOKE. All he wants is to bounce from one office to the next and not finish any term. The knucklehead envisions himself as PRESIDENT. Ever meet anyone you wish you could buy for what they are worth and sell them for what they THINK they are worth ... Here his is folks Josh Mandel ... Bought for 2 cents and sold for a Billion $$$$$
Ohio Voter

Hayesville, OH

#3 Jun 30, 2011
Not to mention Mandel looks like he's 10 or 12 years old!
Go Figure

Lancaster, OH

#4 Jun 30, 2011
Mandel ran for thee office he is in on the promise he would actually do the job. Seems now he is off and running for the next job he wants and expects us to give him our approval. It would be nice if he could show us he can do a statewide job before he wants to go to the Senate. Josh seems to want to commit political suicide.

Grove City, OH

#5 Jun 30, 2011
Is Coughlin claiming that he was too busy working for himself in looking to better his own private financial self intresst while Mandel was serving our country sticking his own neck on the line to defend our freedom and protect us from terrorists? If so then Coughlin had better make sure his feet are planted firmly on the ground the next time he opens his mouth.

Portsmouth, OH

#6 Jun 30, 2011
Let's get behind any candidate to get Brown (BHO, Pelosi, Reid Puppet) out of office.
Anyone But Brown

Wooster, OH

#7 Jun 30, 2011
I don't care who gets the GOP nomination, they will get my vote. Sherrod the Brownshirt must go!
The Democrat

Columbus, OH

#8 Jun 30, 2011
The Republican Party presents the Cutthroat vs. the Pretty Boy. How pathetic, yet how appropriate.

“aggrivated editor”

Since: Apr 11


#9 Jun 30, 2011
mandel is a political hack.

only an idiot would vote for him, those that did for the elected office he's so quickly willing to leave, learn from ur mistake.

Columbus, OH

#10 Jun 30, 2011
US Senate??? I thought Boy Wonder would be running for Governor by now.
Flush Brown

New York, NY

#11 Jun 30, 2011
In 2012, If it's BROWN, flush it down!
flushing sound

Mount Hope, OH

#12 Jun 30, 2011
Any clown but Brown.

Columbus, OH

#13 Jun 30, 2011
"I cough on the idea of Kevin as a US senator"

"Josh isn't man enough to represent Ohio in the US Senate"

Who wants to play?

Columbus, OH

#14 Jun 30, 2011
Flush Brown wrote:
In 2012, If it's BROWN, flush it down!
If it's Mandel, it's SCANDAL!!!

Columbus, OH

#15 Jun 30, 2011
flushing sound wrote:
Any clown but Brown.
Any handle, but NOT Mandel!

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