WOSU News Archives For: February 27, 2008

Senator Barack Obama urges voters to cast primary ballots early

The crowd outside of St. John Arena waiting for the rally for Presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama.
12:00AM
February 27, 2008

Thousands of people, bundled in scarves, long overcoats and hats, braved single digit wind chills Wednesday morning, some for an hour, to hear Senator Barack Obama speak at Ohio State. Only the nose bleed section of Saint John Arena had vacant seats.

Obama Speaks at Ohio State

12:00AM
February
27, 2008

Democratic presidential candidates Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are back on the Ohio campaign trail today. Obama is speaking to a rally this hour on Ohio State’s campus. New York Senator Hillary Clinton is taking her campaign to Appalachian Ohio today. She has scheduled appearances today in Zanesville and Saint Clairsville. Candidate spouses, Bill Clinton and Michelle Obama will make campaign stops in Ohio during the next three days.

Democrats Tackle Tax Returns and NAFTA in Last Debate

12:00AM
February
27, 2008

Issues facing Ohio were some of the main topics in last night’s Democratic Presidential debate in Cleveland. In the final head-to-head match-up before next week’s Ohio primary, Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama found some common ground on how to help the state’s economy.

One Group of Older Voters Sees No Clear Winner in Clinton-Obama Ohio Debate

12:00AM
February
27, 2008

About two dozen people watched the Ohio Democratic debate at an AARP-sponsored event in Columbus.

Ohio Church Leaders Suppport Restrictive Payday Loan Legislation

12:00AM
February
27, 2008

Church leaders in Ohio have joined the list of people trying to help pass a bill that would more closely regulate payday lending. House bill 333 would cap loans at 36 percent – down from the current annual percentage rate of 391 percent.