Betsy Rader In The News

Op-Ed: I was born in poverty in Appalachia. ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ doesn’t speak for me. | September 1, 2017

J.D. Vance’s book “Hillbilly Elegy,” published last year, has been assigned to students and book clubs across the country. Pundits continue to cite it as though the author speaks for all of us who grew up in poverty. But Vance doesn’t speak for me, nor do I believe that he speaks for the vast majority of the working poor. Read more.

Ohio Politics Roundup | July 27, 2017

EMILY’s List targets Chabot, Joyce: The powerful political action committee, which helps elect Democratic women who support abortion rights, is training its sights on unseating Ohio GOP Congressmen Dave Joyce and Steve Chabot. […] In the 14th congressional district, McDowell said EMILY’s List is “very excited” about Democratic candidate Betsy Rader and is working to help her defeat Joyce. Read more

Ohio congressional incumbents swamping rivals in money race

The Columbus Dispatch | July 17, 2017

WASHINGTON — Ohio’s congressional delegation has nearly $18 million in the bank more than a year out from the 2018 congressional mid-terms — nearly 50 times the amount that challengers have raised during that period. […] Democrat Betsy Rader of Russell Township has raised $132,166 in her bid to unseat Rep. David Joyce. Read more

Willoughby ArtsFest showcases creativity, culture

The News-Herald | July 15, 2017

The 2017 Willoughby ArtsFestwas called a success. The streets of downtown Willoughby were filled with thousands of guests on July 15. Read more

Op-Ed: The Fine Line Between The Health-Insured – And The Uninsured In America: Betsy Rader (Opinion) 

Cleveland Plain Dealer | June 30, 2017 

RUSSELL TOWNSHIP, Ohio — In the reckless rush to repeal the Affordable Care Act, leaving 22 million more Americans uninsured, Washington must remember that we are all just one bad boss or health crisis away from needing help to obtain health insurance. Read more

Press Release: Betsy Rader Denounces Congress For Sabotaging Health Care In Ohio

Betsy Rader For Congress | June 09, 2017 

RUSSELL TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Betsy Rader, candidate in Ohio’s 14th Congressional District, issued the following statement on Anthem pulling out of the exchange in parts of Ohio. Rader is challenging Rep. David Joyce, who was first elected in 2012. Read more

Betsy Rader, Wife of Veteran Promo Rep Dave Watson, To Run For Congress In Ohio 
All Access Music Group | May 18, 2017

BETSY RADER, married to longtime CLEVELAND-based radio promotion rep DAVE WATSON, has announced her candidacy for U.S. CONGRESS in OHIO DISTRICT 14.  She is running on a platform for WASHINGTON to “put people first and to give ordinary people a voice in government.” Read more

Rader to run for Ohio’s 14th seat
Stow Sentry | April 29, 2017
Driven to affect change in Washington, D.C. on behalf of “ordinary folks,” employment attorney Betsy Rader (D) has announced her bid for Congress for Ohio’s 14th District, currently held by incumbent Rep. David Joyce (R, Ohio-14). Read more

Russell: Betsy Rader to run for Congress

Chagrin Valley Today | April 24, 2017

Russell resident Betsy Rader announced this week she will run for the seat in Ohio’s 14th Congressional District. The election is in November of 2018. Read more

Democrat Betsy Rader will seek to challenge US Rep. Dave Joyce | April 19, 2017
Geauga County employment attorney Betsy Rader announced Wednesday that she’s running to try to unseat Republican Rep. David Joyce in Ohio’s 14th congressional district. Read more

Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 4/19

Daily Kos | April 19, 2017

OH-14: Three-term Rep. David Joyce doesn’t typically appear on lists of the most vulnerable Republican incumbents in 2018 after he won by 63-37 in 2016, but Democratic attorney Betsy Rader announced on Wednesday that she would oppose him. Read more

Press Release: Betsy Rader Announces Bid For Congress In Ohio’s 14th District
Betsy Rader For Congress | April 19, 2017
Today, local employment attorney and mother of three, Betsy Rader, announces her bid for Congress in Ohio’s 14th District. Rader brings 30 years of legal experience to the table, including advocacy for workers’ and children’s rights. Read more