Local opponents picket outside Republican's downtown Toledo office.
Takes out petitions at Lucas County Board of Elections.
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Brown has $3.2 million raised, Mandel $1.7 million.
More than twice what he had at this point in his 2012 re-election race
Ohio’s U.S. senators have staked out opposite positions on President Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. In statements issued Tuesday evening, Sen. Sherrod Brown, a Democrat, said he would vote no on Judge
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DeWine, Taylor also have more than $1 million raised.
Both have campaign war chests of about $2.5 million ahead of contest.
Democrats boycott hearing to prevent committee from having quorum.