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What Ohio Wants

Daniel Moulthrop | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
Daniel Moulthrop

I'm not sure what happens in other states, but here, it goes beyond radio and television. At a party last weekend, the tunes on Pandora were interspersed with messages about the importance of somebody's China policy.

The Republican War on Reality, Revisited

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

With growing horror, the right-wing is watching the detested president take what appears to be a solid lead in virtually all major polls (including those of FOX). Its increasingly agitated response to that development? Insist that the polls are hopelessly biased.

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Moves Frantically Catch Obama's Ohio Ground Game | Sam Stein | Posted 09.28.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In a nondescript office inside a nondescript row of buildings along an entirely nondescript street on the outskirts of town, Rick Da...

CAPTION CONTEST: Obama Looks Really, Really Excited

Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama campaigned in Ohio on Wednesday, and something must have really excited him following a speech at Kent State University: (Ph...

Wait A Second...

Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

UPDATE -- 5:10 p.m.: Donovan Slack, the Politico reporter who snapped the photo, got in touch with the Secret Service, which told him the subject w...

The Election: Agonizing Choices

Jack Rothman | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Jack Rothman

That said, this election is a different and frightening one that turns things upside down. I surely don't want to vote for the lesser of two evils. But I feel compelled to halt the greater of the two evils.

CAPTION CONTEST: Obama's Head Blocked By Teleprompter

Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama was in Ohio on Tuesday, where he was campaigning. Reuters photographer Kevin Lamarque snapped a unique photo of the president, ...

Obama Explains Spat Of Faintings At His Speeches

Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama cast his fainting spell again Wednesday, as an audience member collapsed while he was delivering a speech to a crowd gathered i...

CAPTION CONTEST: Obama's Finger Lickin' Good Fudge

Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama was campaigning in Ohio on Wednesday, and while there, he stopped by the Squirrel's Den fudge shop in Mansfield. There, he samp...

Obama Walks Into A Fudge Shop, His Arrival Predicted By Cashier

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

After speaking in Mansfield, Ohio, President Barack Obama walked into the Squirrel's Den, a local fudge shop, where he was greeted by a cashier who sa...

Obama: Romney's 'Asking You To Pay More So That People Like Him Can Get A Tax Cut'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama used a new report from the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center to hammer away at a consistent campaign theme: that Mitt Romney favors...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Jerry Springer Calls President Obama ‘Truly Exceptional' | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 07.17.2012 | Celebrity

Before taking the stage Monday at the Cincinnati Music Hall ballroom, President Barack Obama met with a group of supporters backstage, including talk ...

Mitt Romney Trails President Obama With Women Voters In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- To see the most important impact of the Democrats' attacks on Mitt Romney's career at Bain Capital, look no further than how the presump...

Akron Restaurant Owner Dies After Serving Breakfast To Obama

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A restaurant owner in Akron, Ohio who served breakfast to President Barack Obama on Friday morning died hours later of a heart attack, t...

Jon Ward

Obama And Romney Grasp For Voters Attention During Summer By Talking Vacations | Jon Ward | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

POLAND, Ohio -- The presidential campaign may be hitting high gear, but many Americans are still occupied with other things during the summertime. ...

Obama Challenged To Arm-Wrestling Match

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama's "Betting on America" bus tour brought him to a bar in Amhert, Ohio on Thursday evening, where he chatted and shook hands. Acc...

Obama: Turn Off Fox News

Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

President Obama jokingly told a customer at an Ohio bar to turn off the Fox News that was playing in the establishment on Thursday. Obama has been ...

Mitt Romney, John Boehner To Grab Burgers And Rally Together In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney will hold his first joint rally with House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Sunday, the Dayton Business Journal reported. ...

Obama, Romney Face Off In Key State

Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

By BEN FELLER AND STEVE PEOPLES, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Sharpening the choice for the nation, President Barack Obama and Republican pre...

Obama, Romney Remain Neck-And-Neck In Key State

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama and presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney are virtually tied in the key swing state of Ohio, according to a poll rel...

Sentiments From the Swing State: An Ohioan's Appeal for a Civil Election

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

Every year that incivility in politics increases and is showcased and exploited by political parties and the media, average, every day Americans become more "in your face."

Poll: Obama And Mitt Romney In Dead Heat In Florida And Ohio

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are virtually tied in two of the quintessential swing states, a new poll finds. Obama leads Romney by a relativ...

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign Ramps Up In Ohio As GOP Leaves | Sam Stein | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- President Barack Obama's re-election campaign is, at its heart, a numbers-driven operation. And among the many mathematically based ...

Obama Gets Boost In Battleground State From Failed GOP Effort

Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

By Jeff Mason COLUMBUS, Ohio--As Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum fight to win Ohio's presidential primary on Tuesday, Republican hopes of victory her...

Amanda Terkel

Defeated Governor Building Machine To Help Democrats Reclaim Ohio In 2012 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ted Strickland may have lost his campaign for reelection as Ohio governor, but he's not planning on disappearing from public life anytim...