Tom Steyer

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Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, Oct. 15:

The national Democratic chairman and four of the party's 2020 presidential contenders are scheduled to headline the Ohio Democratic Party's biggest annual fundraiser.

Hedge fund billionaire and environmental activist Tom Steyer is taking a campaign tour through Ohio, more than a week after launching a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

photo of Tom Steyer at Need to Impeach Town Hall
KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

A billionaire Democratic fundraiser who’s been running a TV and online campaign to impeach President Trump has launched a series of at least 30 town hall meetings around the country, kicking off in Columbus. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler was at the first session last night.

Tom Steyer
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Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is putting an estimated $20 million toward galvanizing young voters in seven swing states --  Ohio, of course, being one of them. WKSU’s M.L. Schultze spoke with Steyer in-between campus visits here about climate change, millennials and the so-called war on coal.