As Ohio Republicans move closer to naming their candidate for attorney general, the name Stephanie McCloud seems to be floating to the top of a small pool of contenders.
McCloud, 37, was a senior deputy attorney general serving then-Attorney General Jim Petro, whose term ended at the beginning of 2007. McCloud is also known as the daughter of one of Ohio's most influential Christian conservative activists, Phil Burress.
She needs to stay on the ticket for Franklin County Treasurer. With a no-name candidate like this, the run for AG for the Republicans is only going to serve as a drain for valuable GOP resources.