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Oh Primary 2012

GOP Congresswoman Goes Down

AP | By DAN SEWELL | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

CINCINNATI -- An Iraq war veteran and former contender for Cincinnati mayor has defeated U.S. Rep. Jean Schmidt in Ohio's Republican primary. Schmidt...

Mitt Romney Wins Ohio Primary

Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney was projected the winner of the 2012 Ohio primary on Super Tuesday by the AP. This is a developing story... More information to come......

Amanda Terkel

Goodbye, Dennis Kucinich

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday night, progressives confronted the unimaginable: Congress without Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio). The eight-term congressman l...

Ohio Primary Results 2012: Live Updates

Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

The Ohio primary results have all eyes on the Buckeye State on Super Tuesday. According to the latest polls, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum went int...

Joy Resmovits

Education Absent From The Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.06.2012 | Education

It's Super Tuesday, and Ohio kindergarten teacher Nicole Kessler is frustrated. Budget cuts turned her life upside down this year: To save money on bu...

SUPER TUESDAY: Rick Santorum Is The Craziest, 'Kind Of Scares Me,' Ohio Students Say (VIDEO)

Posted 03.06.2012 | College

In honor of Super Tuesday, The Huffington Post teamed up with mtvU in an effort to take the political pulse of college campuses. We asked reporter ...

Joe The Plumber Likely To Win Republican Nomination In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

Joe the Plumber is back, possibly as a congressman. America's most famous (former) plumber, whose real name is Joe Wurzelbacher, is running on Tues...

Amanda Terkel

Dennis Kucinich's Political Career In Jeopardy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two veteran, progressive Democratic lawmakers from Ohio are battling each other to stay in Congress in a race that has been largely over...

Will OSU Students Get Psyched To Vote?

The Huffington Post | Andrew Jenks | Posted 03.06.2012 | College

COLUMBUS -- With less than 8 hours to go before voters in 10 states hit the polls, as of late Monday night there was not that much Super in Super Tues...

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...

Campaign Hiccup Could Pose Problems For Santorum In Critical Primary

Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

The 2012 Ohio primary is perhaps the most critical contest taking place on Super Tuesday. Going into the contest, the race for the Republican pres...

Santorum Faces Pivotal Test In Battleground State

Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

By STEVE PEOPLES, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Rick Santorum is facing a crucial test in Ohio, where he's drawing upon his working...

Super Tuesday Marks The Start Of Key Primaries

AP | By ANDREW MIGA | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Veteran Democratic Reps. Dennis Kucinich and Marcy Kaptur have been friends for years, but their bruising Ohio primary fight has been an...

Jon Ward

Rick Santorum Tells Voters To Ask Of Candidates: 'Where's Their Soul?'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

MIAMISBURG, Ohio -- Rick Santorum sought Monday to stem the bleeding here in the Buckeye State, hoping to hang on to a lead over Mitt Romney that has ...

Super Tuesday Looms As Biggest Day In GOP Fight

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — On the eve of their Super Tuesday showdown, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum strained for an edge in Ohio on Monday and braced for the...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PAC Boosts Romney On Super Tuesday

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Coming off a string of wins in Michigan, Washington and Wyoming, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney hopes to solidify his status as t...

'I'm Not Impressed With Any Of Them'

Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

By DAN SEWELL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WEST CHESTER, Ohio -- Here, in a region rich with Republicans, GOP voters seem split between two camps. There a...

Ohio Polls Show Photo Finish

The Huffington Post | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

Three new polls released on Sunday point to a photo finish between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum in Ohio's closely watched Republican presidential pri...

Santorum Stokes GOP Fear

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

LIMA, Ohio — Rick Santorum sees an America in need of more than economic recovery, warning Saturday that the nation's inattention to conservativ...

GOP Hopefuls Shift Focus, Ignore Washington On Primary Day

Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics

By KASIE HUNT, ASSOCIATED PRESS WILMINGTON, Ohio -- Republican voters in Washington state are set to choose a presidential favorite as the GOP hope...

Ohio Emerging As Key Battle Of Super Tuesday

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio — This state's Super Tuesday primary is proving to be the perfect microcosm of the nation's unruly race for the Republican pres...

Santorum Hopes For Gingrich Help

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Short on money and staff, Rick Santorum needs help to remain a viable threat to front-runner Mitt Romney in the race for the ...

Santorum Knows What He Has To Do

AP | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Rick Santorum says he's counting on Washington state, Ohio, Oklahoma and Tennessee to prove he can win across the country and b...

Conventional Wisdom May Not Hold True For Romney

RealClearPolitics | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

Some strange conventional wisdom has been floating around in recent days: If Mitt Romney were to win Michigan's primary, he'd almost naturally do the ...

Santorum Looks To Must-Win State

Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

By Sam Youngman After missing a golden opportunity to dethrone the front-runner, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has begun to r...