The Obama campaign's state director for Ohio has stepped down as a Democratic Party county chair amid a probe of improper payments to a fundraiser, the Columbus Dispatch reports.
Obama state director Greg Schultz resigned as Franklin County chair
on Thursday. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted and the county board of
elections are investigating. From the Dispatch:
"Party officials said members of Obama’s campaign have pressured Schultz
to step down because they were concerned about his connection to
fundraiser Melissa Barnhart. (Continues)