Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
The debate goes on in Congress over the proposed $700,000,000,000 bailout, while the presidential candidates prepare for a high stakes debate on Friday. An Ohio University professor said this is an especially good week to monitor what she called the “framing” of candidates.
It appears increasingly likely that Republican nominee-in-waiting John McCain will introduce his vice-presidential pick tomorrow in Ohio.
Barack Obama, will embark on a bus tour of battleground states Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan later this week after Obamareceives the Democratic presidential nomination. John McCain returns to Ohio for a rally Friday.
The wife of Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama campaigned for him in Columbus Friday. In a speech to more than 300 on the Ohio State University campus, Michelle Obama portrayed her husband as a uniter with a world view.
The national political spotlight is expected to shine brightly on delegate-rich Ohio.
The political leanings of Michigan voters will be revealed later today as ballots are counted for the state’s Presidential primary. But, the Michigan vote may also present a preview of Ohio’s picks for the Presidency.
Pay attention, Ohioans you may still play a key role in deciding who the major parties nominate for President. That’s the advice from political scientist John Green of the University of Akron. For many months, it looked as if the Democrats and Republicans might be anointing their nominees before Ohio’s March 4th primary election. But Green says things have shifted.
Ohio State University political Scientist Paul Beck says primary election results in New Hampshire will keep some candidates in the race a little longer. But,its still uncertain whether Ohio primary voters will have much choice.
It’s the season of giving – to Presidential candidates. The woman and men running for President are raising hundreds of millions of dollars in campaign contributions. WOSU Commentator Michael Ivey suggests maybe some people being a little too generous.
Three years after the presidential election that put President Bush back into the White House for a second term, critics are continuing to claim the election was stolen.