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0000017a-15d9-d736-a57f-17ff8eee0001John Kasich is Governor of Ohio. He declared his candidacy on July 21, 2015.Voters elected Kasich, a Republican, to the governor's office in 2010 and again in 2014. His political career also includes a stint in the Ohio state Senate and 18 years in Congress.In Washington, Kasich spent six years as chairman of the House Budget Committee, where he is credited with helping craft the 1997 balanced budget deal between President Bill Clinton and then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich.After leaving Congress in 2001, Kasich spent nearly a decade in the private sector, including working as a host on the Fox News Channel and at Lehman Brothers investment firm. As governor, Kasich has pursued some policies that set him apart within the Republican presidential field, including support for the Common Core State Standards and the authorization of expanded Medicaid through Obamacare.

Kasich, Frequent Visitor During '16 Primary, Returns to N.H. For Book Tour

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John Kasich signs his paperwork for the 2016 New Hampshire Primary

Ohio Governor and former presidential candidate John Kasich is back in New Hampshire. Kasich finished second in the New Hampshire Republican Presidential Primary in 2016.

Kasich will be at Saint Anselm College in Manchester talking about his new book Thursday morning.

“Two Paths: America Divided or United” hit shelves earlier this week. Kasich has also authored several other books including “Stand for Something” and “Every Other Monday.”

The last time Kasich was at the college was in 2015 to campaign at the state’s traditional “Politics and Eggs” event, when he was a candidate for the GOP presidential nomination. But Kasich has said he has no plans to run again in 2020.

Former presidential candidate Martin O’Malley was also in the state over the weekend trying to rally Democrats for 2018. And former Vice President Joe Biden is in Manchester this weekend.

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