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Ohio Democrat looking to oust vulnerable GOP campaign chair

Plunderbund | January 2, 2018

Rick Neal is running to unseat U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers in Ohio’s 15th Congressional district, a gerrymandered 12-county sprawl that connects affluent Columbus suburbs to conservative Clinton County in the west, reaches south to the Chillicothe line and extends southeast as far as Vinton and Athens County.

Top election forecaster moves GOP campaign head's seat towards Dems after Ala. upset

The Hill | January 2, 2018

Cook Political Report, a top election analysis group, has changed its rating for the Ohio seat held by the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), suggesting that the prospect of a Democratic win in the district is now more likely.

Meet Rick Neal, challenger to Rep. Steve Stivers

Columbus Monthly | October 23, 2017

In the wake of the 2016 election, Rick Neal became increasingly unhappy with his representation in Congress. It’s a common sentiment in this polarized political climate, but Neal’s reaction was less typical—he wants to join in.

Rick Neal talks with Colleen Marshall on The Spectrum

NBC Channel 4 - Columbus | August 29, 2017

Former international aid worker announces 2018 bid to unseat Stivers

Columbus Dispatch | August 15, 2017

Rick Neal, a former international aid worker, announced that he’s running to challenge Stivers next year. Neal, a Democrat, is making his first bid for elected office.

Rick Neal, humanitarian activist from Columbus, challenges Steve Stivers in a bid for U.S. Congress

Rick Neal | August 15, 2017

Rick Neal, a former international aid worker, is launching a campaign today for Congress in Ohio’s 15th District against incumbent Steve Stivers.