The most conservative members of Ohio's House delegation for 2006 were Jean Schmidt of Miami Township, who ranked 33rd, former Rep. Mike Oxley of Findlay, who was 73rd, and House Minority Leader John Boehner of West Chester, who ranked 85th. Navarre's Ralph Regula was listed as the 159th most conservative member of Congress. The magazine listed GOP Rep. Steve LaTourette of Concord Township among the House of Representatives' "centrists," with a ranking of 208th among conservatives and 221st among liberals.Now, can we please avoid another divisive primary based on the idea that she’s not conservative enough? She is officially the most conservative Representative Ohio Republicans have.
Other surprises revealed by the Plain Dealer: Dennis Kucinich is not the most liberal Democrat seeking the White House. That distinction belongs to Barak Obama. But Kucinich’s supporter (that is not a typo) shouldn’t fret: At least he's still the most embarassing candidate in the race.