WOSU News Archives For: September 29, 2008

GOP White House hopefuls visit Columbus; Crowd goes wild in support

John McCain speaks at the gymnasium on the Capital University campus in Bexley. He is flanked by Gov. Sarah Palin and his wife, Cindy.
12:00AM
September 29, 2008

GOP presidential candidate John McCain and vice presidential running mate Governor Sarah Palin visited Columbus for a rally at Capital University in Bexley. This was Palin’s first time she has stopped in Columbus. The campaign says 9,000 people attended.

U.S. House Rejects Bailout Bill

12:00AM
September
29, 2008

On a vote of 207 to 226, the U-S House Monday rejected the $700 billion dollar bailout package

Teens work as poll workers in presidential election

Voting machine trainer Addison Clark explains closing down the machine to Jaquale Mullens (at left) and Kelsey Dragani.
12:00AM
September 29, 2008

In a little more than a month thousands of people in Franklin County will head to the polls to cast their ballot in what’s considered one of the most historical elections in American history. And, like always, poll workers will be there to answer questions and help with any problems with the electronic ballots. But this presidential election year is a little different, some of those poll workers are too young to even vote.