Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
At the moment, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland is popular among democrats and republicans alike. That has fueled speculation that whoever becomes the Democratic nominee for President might pick Strickland as a running mate to try to ensure that the Buckeye State would vote Democratic. But a new public opinion poll shows that might not be a sure-fire strategy.