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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.

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.

Supporters, Candidates Roll Out New Ads In Ohio

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The two candidates for President are spending records amounts on ads in Ohio, and spending that money earlier than ever.
7:27AM
June
21, 2012

The re-election campaign for President Obama and supporters of GOP challenger Mitt Romney have unveiled new ads that continue the same criticism of the other candidate.

Romney Follows Pres. To NE Ohio, Criticizes “Failed Vision”

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Mitt Romney told people in the abandoned factory they should "open their eyes" if they want to see how the President's economic vision has worked out.
8:29AM
April 20, 2012

The former Massachusetts governor campaigned at the same shuttered drywall factory used by the President during his 2008 campaign.

Latest Poll Gives President Leads In Ohio, Florida And Penn.

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The latest survey from Quinnipiac University gives the President leads of at least six percent over Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney.
10:31AM
March 28, 2012

The survey by Ohio voters gives the President a lead of 47 to 41 percent over Mitt Romney and a 47 to 40 percent lead over Rick Santorum.

U.S. Senator Rob Portman Helps Open Mitt Romney’s OH Campaign HQ

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GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney greets a voter.
2:33PM
February 24, 2012

U.S. Senator Rob Portman today opened the Columbus campaign headquarters for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. WOSU spoke with the senator about some of the top issues on the presidential campaign trail.

Can Herman Cain Win The GOP Nomination?

Posted: October 14, 2011

The frontrunner (at least in one poll) in the race for the GOP presidential nomination was in Central Ohio last night. Herman Cain spoke in Circleville. Despite his surge, his campaign is still seen as a long-shot. Do you think Herman Cain can win the Republican nomination?

Senator Brown Vows To Change Huge Tax Cuts

12:00AM
December
8, 2010

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown says the tax cut deal the President struck with Republicans does not have his vote, at least not the way it stands today. Brown is concerned about the effects huge tax breaks could have on Social Security and Medicare.

President Obama To Visit Clintonville Area

12:00AM
August
17, 2010

President Obama will sit down with a Columbus family Tuesday. WOSU went to Clintonville to speak with residents about Obama’s visit to their neighborhood and his performance as president.

Rep. Kilroy Hosts Small Business Roundtable

12:00AM
January
28, 2010

15th District Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy Thursday talked job creation with a group of small business leaders at the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. Kilroy, a Democrat, says she wants to ensure that small businesses have the tools they need to be successful. But a spokesman for the Republican Party is skeptical.