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Senate candidate and former Ohio Gov. Strickland to speak locally

Ted Strickland, the former Ohio governor now seeking the Democratic nomination to run against U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, will speak pm Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Miami County Democratic Party's Fall Dinner.

The dinner will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m.  at Cooper's Farm, 3155 SR48, Ludlow Falls. Remarks begin at 7 p.m.

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a 2016 candidate for the U.S. Senate, speaks at the Butler County Democratic Party's annual spring dinner on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at the Oscar Event Center in Fairfield, Ohio. (MICHAEL D. PITMAN/STAFF)

Strickland faces Cincinnati Councilman P.G. Sittenfeld in the May Democratic primary.

Strickland will discuss the "middle-class squeeze," according to a campaign news release.

"The U.S. Senate shouldn't be a place where millionaires go to look after the interests of billionaires," Strickland said in the news release. "I'm running because I believe anyone who works hard ought to be able to live in a comfortable home, send their kids to college and save for retirement."

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