John Richard Kasich was born May 13th, 1952 in Pennsylvania, USA. He is a Republican politician currently serving as the Governor of Ohio. Before entering into politics, Kasich worked for Fox News hosting his own show from 2001-2007. Kasich also spent time working as an investment banker; he became the managing director of the Lehman Brothers’ Ohio offices. Staunchly Republican, Kasich is against abortion, in-favor of for-profit prisons, against the legalization of marijuana, and against same-sex marriage.