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Elyria, Ohio Used As Backdrop Of Obama Town Hall Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Elyria, Ohio, a city with a population of 55,000 and just outside of Cleveland, was the scene of President Barack Obama's Town Hall address today abou...

Obama Ohio Poll: President's Numbers Rebound

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's numbers are back on the rise in Ohio after falling rapidly in recent months, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. In J...

Messages from the Obama Campaign Nerve Center

Hilary Lambert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hilary Lambert

"Ohio is the tip of the spear!" That's the kickoff phrase of the Obama campaign's Red, White and Blue Teams Volunteer packets, containing instructions for the hundreds of Obama campaign workers who are hunkering down across Ohio.

Inspiration Comes to Ohio

Hilary Lambert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hilary Lambert

This morning I saw Barack Obama speak on the steps of the Ohio statehouse. I finally understood something. I felt things I don't think I've ever felt.

On Election Eve, Flashing Billboard Irks Obama Supporters In Ohio

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

NILES, Ohio -- On Election Eve in Niles, a small town in the northeastern part of the state, a privately funded digital billboard was flashing "Say NO...

Obama Camp Knocks On Million Doors In Ohio Today

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama campaign knocked on a million doors in Ohio -- today. So his Ohio communications director, Isaac Baker, tells Victoria McGrane....

Ohio State U Obama Campaigners Won't Take No For an Answer

Hilary Lambert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hilary Lambert

The election countdown drumbeat was pounding well before 9 a.m. this past Wednesday at the Obama Campaign for Change office on North High Street in Co...

Oberlin Volunteer Canvasses Neighbor-to-Neighbor

Monica Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Monica Klein

The local middle school in Kathy Rednaur's old town used to call Child Abuse Services on her every few months. Eventually, she picked up and moved her...

Poll: Obama Up In Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With less than a week of campaigning left, Democrat Barack Obama is holding stable or growing leads over Republican John McCain in Nevada, North Carol...

Rachel Weiner

Joe The Plumber Tanks In Swing States | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Campaign aides to John McCain told the New York Times last week that "Joe the Plumber" would form the bedrock of their strategy for the rest of the ra...

Nico Pitney and Sam Stein

Obama Called "Traitor" Again At McCain Rally | Nico Pitney and Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain's rally on Friday once again inspired furious reactions from his supporters, with one woman screaming "traitor!" as McCain criticized Bara...

Registering Voters

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alison Teal

Voting is an affirmation of life. It is a way to have a voice in your country's leadership and, through that, your country's future.

Seth Colter Walls

Inside The Next Steps For Obama's Ohio Ground Game | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though a changed Ohio elections law allowed, for the first time ever this week, the opportunity for citizens to both register and vote in one fell swo...

Can Obama Win Ohio's White Working Class?

New Yorker | George Packer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Until the mid-seventies, the white working class--the heart of the New Deal coalition--voted largely Democratic. Since the Carter years, the percentag...

The Boss Belts It Out for Obama in Battleground Ohio

Hilary Lambert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Hilary Lambert

"I've spent most of my time measuring the distance between the American dream and the American reality," Springsteen said. "I believe that Senator Obama has taken the measure of that distance in his life and work. "

More Polls Show Obama Leading In Battleground States

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Barack Obama leads Republican presidential nominee John McCain in battleground states of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Minnesota, according to new p...

It's Already December Here: A Report From An Ohio Embed

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

How exactly would I introduce myself to that old guy, on oxygen, asleep in his chair on his front porch in the middle of the morning? "Hi, I'm Charlie Murray's grandson, and I'm supporting Barack Obama for president ... "

Hillary: Give Cash To Obama In "Pivotal State" Of Ohio

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary just held a private conference call with Ohio Governor Ted Strickland and dozens of donors to her campaign and to Ohio Dems, urging them to pl...

Sam Stein

Obama Camp: Better Chance At Florida Than Ohio | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, Barack Obama campaign manager David Plouffe sent a video to reporters laying out the political landscape with less than 50 days until the ...

Polls: McCain Leads In Colorado, Ties In Ohio

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

McCain's solid performance in these swing states underlines the fact that Obama has struggled to exploit the major swing toward the Democratic party in partisan Identification.

Rachel Weiner

Poll: Obama Holds Solid Lead In Ohio | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new Public Policy Polling survey shows Obama with a solid 48-40 lead in Ohio: Obama trails McCain 46-42 among white voters, but his 91-6 advantag...

The New-Latest Swing-State Polls: Ohio A Toss Up; Florida To Obama

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

In a demonstration of how close the race still is in Ohio, despite Obama's momentum, the latest poll has Obama trailing McCain within the margin of error. Another new poll from FL has Obama winning.

Polls Show Democrats Drawing Together Behind Obama

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

An eagerly anticipated set of swing-state polls suggest Obama's support is reaching toward the levels boasted by Clinton last month, signaling a unifying Democratic base.

Ohio's GOP Utterly Depressed Over McCain

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the architect of Ohio's ballot measure against gay marriage, Phil Burress helped draw thousands of conservative voters to the polls in 2004, most o...

Betting On Obama's New Map

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

Obama is strong in the Rockies and weak in the Appalachians. His map is tilted to the west. He may well win Col. and even Nev. in the general election but how does that balance against Ohio, Penn. Fl.?