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Year In Review: Presidential Race Spotlights Ohio’s Diverse Electorate

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Throughout 2012, Ohio was the focus of presidential candidates as they sought to win the White House.
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December 28, 2012

For the fourth installment of our look back at state government in 2012, Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen takes a look at how presidential candidates criss-crossed the state in search of votes.

Electoral College Gathers To Finalize Election

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Canton mayor William Healy and southwest Ohio elector Cathina Hourani signed certificates of their votes for president and vice president in a ceremony Monday.
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December
18, 2012

Ohio’s 18 electors gathered at the Statehouse Monday to cast their official votes for president and vice president.

VP Candidates Stump “Enemy Territory” In Ohio

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Rep. Wisconsin Congressman and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan rallied supporters in Cleveland Wednesday, while Vice President Joe Biden spoke at Harding High School in Marion.
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October
25, 2012

Republican Paul Ryan campaigned Wednesday in the Democratic stronghold of Cleveland, while Democrat Joe Biden rallied supporters in the reliably-Republican Marion County.

Obama, Biden Rally Supporters In Dayton

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

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

Biden, Ryan Canvas Ohio Ahead Of President Obama

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Biden and Ryan, pictured here campaigning in Ohio earlier this summer, were both back in Ohio on Wednesday for rallies.
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September 13, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden rallied Democrats in Dayton on Wednesday, while Wisconsin Congressman and GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan stumped in Clermont County.

Romney To Campaign In Mansfield, Biden Rallies Dems In Athens

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Joe Biden made three weekend stops in southeast Ohio. Mitt Romney plans to speak to factory workers in Mansfield today.
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September 10, 2012

Mitt Romney’s Monday rally in Mansfield comes two days after Joe Biden used a southeast Ohio event to attack the fiscal policies of the former Massachusetts governor.

Biden Uses Columbus Audience To Praise Auto Bailout

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7:58AM
July
20, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden told supporters at a Columbus union office that Ohio is in better shape because of decisions President Obama made in his first term in office.

Biden Returns To Columbus, Romney Stumps In Northern Ohio

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Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to make two campaign stops in Columbus on Thursday, a day after GOP candidate Mitt Rommeny campaigned in Toledo, Bowling Green, and Canton.
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July 19, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden will appear at a Columbus union hall Thursday after a morning visit to a Columbus factory. His stops come a day after GOP candidate Mitt Romney used northern Ohio rallies to criticize the President’s record on job creation.

Vice President Joe Biden Returns To Central Ohio

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Vice President Joe Biden.
7:29AM
February 9, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden is making a second visit to Ohio in less than a month. The Democrat is scheduled to speak Thursday at the Ohio Newspaper Association’s convention in Columbus.

What Can Be Done To Make College More Affordable?

Posted: January 13, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden and Education Secretary Arne Duncan visited Gahanna yesterday to talk about the rising cost of college. What can be done to make college more affordable?