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The Pros and Cons Of States Designing Health Care Exchanges

A map of which states have applied for grants to start an online health insurance marketplace called an exchange.
16, 2012

The Obama administration has extended the deadline for a key provision of the Affordable Care Act. The man credited with creating the blueprint for the new online health care exchanges says there are benefits and drawbacks to states designing their own exchanges.

Presidential Candidates Make Final Case In Columbus

President Obama hosts a 4 p.m. event at Nationwide Arena, while Mitt Romney has an evening rally at Port Columbus.
November 5, 2012

President Obama hosts an afternoon rally inside Nationwide Arena alongside musicians Jay-Z and Bruce Springsteen, while Mitt Romney has an evening rally at a business near Port Columbus.

Obama Coming To Central Ohio; Romney Hosting Rally In Cincinnati

President Obama and Mitt Romney will be back in Ohio on the Friday before the election trying to sway voters in the key battleground state.
October 31, 2012

President Barack Obama is resuming his storm-delayed chase to win Ohio with help from former President Bill Clinton, while Republicans are putting together a huge rally for Friday evening.

Poll: Obama Hanging Onto Five Point Lead In Ohio

The poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University gives the president a 50 percent to 45 percent lead over Republican Mitt Romney.
October 31, 2012

The latest independent poll in the presidential race in Ohio says President Obama continues to hold on to a five point lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

Ohio Communities Struggling To Pay For Campaign Rallies

It's been an expensive campaign season for the candidates and communities hosting rallies.
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

Rep. presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters at Worthington Industries north of Columbus.
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

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.
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

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

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.
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.

Political Ground Game Remains Strong In Ohio

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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.