Facing GOP primary, Ohio's DeWine feels 'very, very good'
FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2020 file photo, Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine talks about data on Ohio's coronavirus cases during a news briefing in Columbus, Ohio. DeWine says he is accustomed to facing primary opponents and he feels "very, very good" about his chances of reelection next year despite a growing field of challengers. DeWine's remarks came Thursday, June 10, 2021, after former GOP U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci announced his gubernatorial candidacy. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins, File)
FILE - Rep. Jim Renacci, R-Ohio, gives an interview at the Church of the Nazarene Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Wadsworth, Ohio. The former four-term congressman plans to challenge Gov. Mike DeWine in next year's Republican primary. Renacci announced his bid for the GOP nomination Wednesday, June 9, 2021 on WTAM 1100 and on his website. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, file)