Jim Jordan

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-4th District) speaks with media members Wednesday evening before the annual Richland County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner.

MANSFIELD -- Jim Jordan has spent his political career doing what he did as a high school and college wrestling champion -- attack.

"You don't win wrestling matches standing around. You gotta be on the offense. I learned that a long, long time ago and I try to have the same attitude in politics," the 58-year-old congressman said Wednesday evening before the annual Richland County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner.

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