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Strickland Rallies Delegates At Democratic Convention

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Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland speaks at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday evening.
7:25AM
September
5, 2012

The former Ohio Governor received stirring applause for his praise of President Obama and his continued criticism of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

Ohio Polls Give Obama Edge

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President Barack Obama maintains lead over GOP challenger Mitt Romney in 2 new Ohio polls.
10:30AM
August
23, 2012

Two new independent polls, just released today indicate President Barack Obama remains ahead of his Republican challenger Mitt Romney here in the key swing state of Ohio.

Students Voice Frustration With Both Parties

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President Obama easily won the younger demographic in 2008, but some left-leaning students say he hasn't done enough to secure their vote in 2012.
9:02AM
August
14, 2012

Many left-leaning students in Columbus for a national conference say President Obama hasn’t done enough to secure their vote in the fall election.

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.

Obama Campaign Sues Ohio Over Early Voting Limits

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The Obama campaign is trying to restore early voting the weekend before election day.
4:52PM
July
17, 2012

President Obama’s campaign is suing Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted to try to re-instate the three days of early, in person voting before Election day in November.

President Returns To Ohio

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President Obama campaigned in Cincinnati in September, 2011.
6:23AM
July
16, 2012

President Obama will campaign in southwest Ohio on Monday. He’s expected to use the event to tout jobs saved by the U.S. auto bailout.

Obama Touts Economic Record, Criticizes Romney Policies

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WOSU file photo.
7:54AM
July
6, 2012

Speaking to audiences in northern Ohio, President Obama touted his record on jobs and the economy while criticizing policies he said Mitt Romney would implement if elected to the White House.

President Swings Through Ohio To Tout Auto Bailout

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WOSU file photo.
8:52AM
July
5, 2012

President Obama will be in Northeast Ohio today to start a two-day bus tour through Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Former SB5 Activists Trying To Push Obama To Second Term

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Thousands of public workers turned out last year to protest Senate Bill 5, including police officers, teachers and fire fighters.
7:58AM
June
28, 2012

It’s been a year since opponents of a collective bargaining law paraded in downtown Columbus to hand over petitions that would put the issue on the statewide ballot, where it was repealed. Now, some of the backers of that effort are using it to convince Ohioans to re-elect President Obama.

Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act

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Ohio has some 1.5 million uninsured people, or about 14 percent of the population.
7:22AM
June 28, 2012

The Supreme Court has upheld the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul — ruling in favor of the requirement that most Americans can be required to have health insurance, or else pay a penalty.