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Ohio Communities Struggling To Pay For Campaign Rallies

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It's been an expensive campaign season for the candidates and communities hosting rallies.
8:03AM
October
29, 2012

Ohio has seen what seems like a never-ending stream of campaign visits. Just last week, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were together in Dayton, Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan rallied in North Canton, and all four candidates stumped separately throughout the state. Communities say the costs of protecting those candidates are adding up.

Romney Touts Jobs And Tax Plans In Worthington

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Rep. presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters at Worthington Industries north of Columbus.
8:31AM
October
26, 2012

Mitt Romney continued to focus on the economy during a Thursday afternoon rally at Worthington Industries.

Candidates And Supporters Make Final Push For Women Voters

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Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor (yellow shirt) and former Ohio Attorney General Betty Montgomery (plaid skirt) have been trying to get Ohio women to support MItt Romney. On the right, former Ohio First Lady Frances Strickland talks to a group of young women outside the Franklin County early voting center.
8:01AM
October
26, 2012

Supporters of both President Obama and Mitt Romney are doing their best to sway Ohio women in this key battleground state.

Obama, Biden Rally Supporters In Dayton

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President Obama and Vice President Biden hosted a rare joint rally Tuesday in Dayton.
8:59AM
October 23, 2012

President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden hosted a rare joint-rally Tuesday in Dayton.

Latest Independent Poll: Obama’s Ohio Lead Is Shrinking

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The independent poll from Quinnipiac University says President Obama's lead has tightened to five percent. The previous Quinnipiac poll gave Mr. Obama a ten-point lead last month.
9:08AM
October 22, 2012

The Quinnipiac University poll released Monday gives President Obama a five-point lead in Ohio. That’s down from ten points a month ago.

GOP’s Ryan Visits Ohio; First Lady Also In State

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GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will campaign today in Cincinnati. First Lady Michelle Obama has scheduled events in Cleveland and Delaware.
7:25AM
October 15, 2012

Republican GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan and First Lady Michelle Obama will be reaching out to voters in campaign appearances in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Delaware.

Political Ground Game Remains Strong In Ohio

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7:52AM
October
12, 2012

With less than four weeks until the election, both presidential campaigns say they’re sprinting to the finish with door-knocking, phone calls, and other “get out the vote” efforts.

President Pushes Back Columbus Visit

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President Obama will campaign in Columbus next Tuesday, Oct. 9.
9:00AM
October 1, 2012

President Obama had planned to host a rally in Columbus the evening of October 4. His campaign now says he’ll visit Wisconsin and Virginia before coming to Columbus on October 9.

Obama, Romney Stump Around Ohio

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Mitt Romney rallied support at Westerville South High School. President Obama visited the college campuses of Kent State University and Bowling Green State University.
7:31AM
September 27, 2012

The candidates made several appearances around Ohio on the same day a new independent poll gave the President a ten-point lead in the key battleground state.

New Poll: Obama Opens Double-Digit Lead In Ohio

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Both candidates have rallies in Ohio on Wednesday. Mitt Romney is campaigning in Westerville, while President Obama will be in the college towns of Bowling Green and Kent.
8:01AM
September
26, 2012

The latest independent poll from Quinnipiac University gives President Obama increasing leads in the key swing states of Ohio, Florida, and Pennsylvania.