Ohio Gov. John Kasich heads to early primary state of South Carolina

Ohio Governor John Kasich speaks in Columbus, Ohio in this Nov. 2014 file photo.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a long-talked about potential Republican presidential contender, will travel to South Carolina next week to promote his hawkish brand of fiscal politics in one of the GOP primary’s early voting states, according to a story on The Washington Post’s website.

Kasich’s trip -- his first to a primary battleground this year -- comes as former Florida governor Jeb Bush, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and other possible rivals for the 2016 GOP nomination are moving quickly to hire staff and raise money for their all-but-certain bids.

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