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Portman Bows Out of 2016 Race For President

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Portman is perhaps best known outside Washington for having reversed his position on same-sex marriage after learning his son is gay.
8:18AM
December 2, 2014

U.S. Senator Rob Portman says he will not run for president in 2016, choosing instead to seek a second term in the Senate.

Drake Aims To Meet Budget Challenges As New Ohio State President

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New Ohio State University President Michael Drake arrives at campus on his first day on the job.
1:18PM
June
30, 2014

Ohio State’s new president Michael Drake started his job Monday. Drake becomes the 15th president of the university. He first met with faculty and staff.

Higher Ed Agency Approves WVU’s Selection Of Gee

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The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission today officially named Gordon Gee President of West Virginia University.
3:17PM
March
10, 2014

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission has approved Gordon Gee’s appointment as West Virginia University’s permanent president.

Ohio State Completes Presidential Job Description

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The presidential profile created by a university search committee says understanding of an academic medical center and top NCAA athletic programs is desirable in the next University president.
3:26PM
October 2, 2013

The newly released job description for the next leader of Ohio State University says candidates should have a record of significant fundraising.

Ohio State Presidential Search Panel To Begin Work

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A committee made up of Ohio State University trustees, faculty members and students will begin its search this week for a replacement for Gordon Gee. Gee resigned as president of the university July 1st.
2:54PM
July
16, 2013

The search for Ohio State University’s next president will formally begin Friday with the first meeting of a search committee that includes trustees, faculty and students.

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.
7:51AM
December
18, 2012

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

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.

Progressive Group Files Complaint Over Romney Coal Mine Ads

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Mitt Romney hosted the rally at a Beallsville, Ohio coal mine owned by Murray Energy
8:01AM
September 25, 2012

Progress Ohio has filed a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission. It claims the owner of an eastern Ohio mine required workers to attend a Romney rally, which the complaint says amounts to a campaign donation.

Obama, Rubio Stump In Columbus, Offer Differing Views Of Economy

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President Obama was rallying supporters at Schiller Park around the same time U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida was campaigning for Mitt Romney outside the Ohio Statehouse.
7:37AM
September 18, 2012

President Obama and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio were rallying Columbus supporters around the same time Monday.

Volunteers For Obama And Romney Blanket Ohio To Win

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5:26AM
September 18, 2012

This year’s presidential campaign once again could hinge on what happens in Ohio. That’s why organizers for both Democrats and Republicans are spending a lot of time and money in the Buckeye state.