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Remembering Bob Shamansky, the last Democrat to win Ohio’s 12th District

Bob Shamansky brought his Jewish sensibility to Congress. (Illustration by Charles Dunst/JTA; photo: Wikimedia Commons)

WASHINGTON (JTA) — There’s a nail-biter in Ohio’s 12th District, if you haven’t noticed. Danny O’Connor, a Democrat, has refused to concede to Republican Troy Balderson following Tuesday’s hair’s-breadth special election for the seat encompassing Columbus and its environs. The winner will succeed longtime Republican incumbent Pat Tiberi, who… Read more »