Kasich Faltering in His Home State

Alarm bells are sounding for Ohio Governor John Kasich as an October Quinnipiac poll shows him falling to third place in the state that elected him governor: If Ohio’s Republican primary were held today, 23 percent of GOP voters would vote for real estate mogul Donald Trump, 18 percent for retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, according to polling results released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University. This is a major drop for Kasich, who as recently as August held a six point advantage over his nearest competitors for the nomination.  What’s still unclear is whether the new data undermines Kasich’s argument that he’s the