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Miners Lost Day’s Pay For Romney Rally

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GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets a voter.
August 29, 2012

Some workers at a mine in Bealesville say they lost pay when the mine shut down for a day, and felt they would be fired if they skipped a Mitt Romney rally earlier this month.

Commentary: Romney Could Learn From Ohio’s Millionnaire Pols

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GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets a voter.
August 28, 2012

This week’s Republican Convention is Mitt Romney’s best chance to re-introduce himself to American voters. WOSU Commentator Bill Hershey says Romney should look to some Ohio pols for tips on how to do it.

In Bexley Stop, Obama Touts College Affordability

President Obama focused on college affordability during a stop at Capital University in Bexley.
21, 2012

President Barack Obama focused on higher education accessibility and affordability in this latest trip to Central Ohio. It was the president’s latest attempt to separate himself from Republican Mitt Romney.

The War On Coal In Ohio

15, 2012

Backers of both President Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney have been running Ohio ads attacking the other candidate’s position on coal.

GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Campaigns In Zanesville

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From left: Ohio Governor John Kasich, U.S. Senator Rob Portman, (R-OH); GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney
15, 2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made three Ohio campaign stops Tuesday. In a mid-afternoon address in Zanesville, the presumptive GOP nominee fired up a friendly crowd in a speech that lasted just 13 minutes.

Chillicothe Awaits Romney Visit

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Chillicothe awaits another visit from a presidential candidate this week when Republican Mitt Romney brings his campaign to southern Ohio.
13, 2012

Republican Mitt Romney campaigns in Chillicothe Tuesday evening. The city on the edge of Appalachia is a popular campaign stop for presidential candidates. Romney will arrive in a city with a strong political legacy and an engaged electorate.

Ohio’s Senator Portman Praises Ryan Choice

Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan at the 2011 CPAC conference.
11, 2012

Ohio Sen. Rob Portman calls Rep. Paul Ryan “a great choice” for the Republican running mate spot Portman was believed to be a top contender for.

New Poll Gives President Leads In Three Key Swing States

The latest survey from Quinnipiac University gives President Obama a six-point lead over presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
August 1, 2012

The independent poll from Quinnipiac University gives President Obama at least 50 percent support in Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania.

President Uses Mansfield Backdrop To Criticize Romney Tax Plan

President Obama addresses supporters in Mansfield Wednesday
1, 2012

President Barack Obama spent Wednesday campaigning in Ohio. In the morning he was in Mansfield, once a Republican stronghold.

Campaign For Ohio Draws President To Mansfield, Akron

President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney are competing aggressively for Ohio votes.
31, 2012

Wednesday marks the President’s sixth visit to Ohio in less than two months. But a political scientist says it’s a little surprising that he’s visiting an area that voted solidly republican four years ago.