Nathan Estruth Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor Runs from Gov. Kasich Even as She Tries to Succeed Him in the Office By Karen Kasler • Mar 22, 2018 KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU For years, it seemed Mary Taylor and her boss John Kasich were a tight team. But in the last few months, as Taylor has been running an increasingly aggressive campaign to succeed Kasich as governor, she seems to be pushing away from him. Morning Headlines: FirstEnergy Solutions Gets Downgraded; Former Akron Police Chief to Plead Guilty By Amanda Rabinowitz & Philip de Oliveira • Jan 24, 2018 TIM RUDELL / WKSU Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, Jan. 24: Mary Taylor Picks "Political Outsider" Nathan Estruth As Running Mate By Howard Wilkinson • Jan 10, 2018 Listen Listening... / Republican gubernatorial candidate Mary Taylor has reached beyond the stable of professional politicians to choose Nathan Estruth, a Cincinnati-area businessman and social activist as her running mate.