Republican politician who became the 69th Governor of Ohio in 2011. He previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives, and he has worked as a commentator on Fox News.
He earned his bachelor's degree from Ohio State University in political science.
His 1998 book Courage is Contagious made the New York Times bestseller list.
He has twin daughters with his second wife Karen Waldbillig.
He helped President Bill Clinton pass the Federal Assault Weapons Ban in 1994.