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True The Vote Barred From Some Ohio Polling Stations

Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

The right-wing group True The Vote has been prohibited from monitoring elections in voting stations around Columbus, Ohio, and may soon find itself u...

Elise Foley

Romney, Ryan Stoke Ohio Volunteers

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate Paul Ryan delivered remarks on Friday at something of a mini-Republican...

Female Lutheran Pastor Mounts Uphill Bid For Ohio Congressional Seat

Religion News Service | David Yonke | Posted 11.01.2012 | Religion

TOLEDO, Ohio (RNS) While the presidential candidates have been discussing values and downplaying their personal religious beliefs, faith is front and ...

Romney Caught Trying to Swiftboat Obama on the Auto Rescue

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Jared Bernstein

What's particularly ridiculous about Romney's swiftboating is that he is criticizing Chrysler's global expansion. Since when do conservatives object to that? Is there anyone who believes for a nanosecond that expansion abroad by U.S. multinational's would be viewed critically by a Romney administration?

Ohio Absentee Ballot Requests May Have Been Rejected Due To Glitch

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A number of Ohio voters who asked for absentee ballots may have had their requests incorrectly rejected because of a glitch in Ohio's vo...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney Cancels Campaign Events, Campaigns Anyway

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's unseemly to campaign in the midst of an unfolding natural disaster, but the Romney-Ryan camp was ready this week with a solution: D...

Jon Ward

Obama, Romney Campaigns Take Different Approaches To Door-Knocking In Ohio

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

CANTON, Ohio -- Samuel Taylor held his clipboard of addresses Saturday while telling a reporter about what's it like to be an openly gay supporter of ...

Elise Foley

Could Ohio Be Decided By Latinos?

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hispanic vote strategists from both parties agreed on Tuesday that the Latino vote could have a major impact even in unexpected place: O...

Rust Belt States Ready To Decide Presidential Race

Roll Call | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

Ohio is yet again swing-state ground zero in this year's presidential contest, with President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney -- plus their r...

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.

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Moves Frantically Catch Obama's Ohio Ground Game

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Democrat Runs Against Obama, Pelosi

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

It's not just Republicans who are running against their party leaders in an unsettled election year. In Ohio, former Democratic Rep. Charlie Wilson is...

Democratic PACs Go After Key Races With New Ad Buy

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

Majority PAC 2012 and Patriot Majority USA launched $1.6 million worth of ads Tuesday in four states -- Indiana, Ohio, Montana and North Dakota -- ta...

Romney Has Harsh Words For Obama's 'Anger & Hate'

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday delivered a harsh indictment of President Barack Obama's re-election str...

Local Issues Take Center Stage As Candidates Hit Trail

AP | KEN THOMAS and KASIE HUNT | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics

OSKALOOSA, Iowa — The economy, economy, economy, right? Not always in this presidential election. For some voters in pivotal states, issues suc...

Obama Touts Key Policies In Battleground State

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics

CINCINNATI — President Barack Obama on Monday mocked Mitt Romney's economic vision, saying the only jobs plan his Republican rival has would cre...

Obama, Romney Face Off In Swing State Duel

AP | JULIE PACE and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics

CLEVELAND -- President Barack Obama cast his re-election race against Republican Mitt Romney as the economic choice of a lifetime on Thursday, seeking...

Joe The Plumber Blasts HuffPost

Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as "Joe The Plumber" from the 2008 presidential campaign, criticized The Huffington Post for its coverage of him in ...

Ohio GOP Candidate Calls For Investigation Of Governor's Allies

The Columbus Dispatch | Joe Hallett | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

The chairman of the Portage County Republican Party says that allies of Gov. John Kasich offered him special influence over gubernatorial appointments...

Jason Cherkis

Rick Santorum's Penn State Pals Recall 'Rooster' And His Beer Talent

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON--For a brief moment Monday afternoon, GOP presidential contender Rick Santorum jettisoned his conservative, culture-warrior talking points ...

Tom Hanks Makes Endorsement In Ohio Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.01.2012 | Politics

Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) has captured an unusual trio of endorsements in the Democratic primary. Actor Tom Hanks, Republican former senator and pres...

Anti-Union Bill Playing Big Role In Ohio Races In 2012

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

Union workers in Ohio are hoping that resentment about a Republican law that would have stripped public employees of their collective bargaining right...

Joe The Plumber Picks Up Endorsement In House Run

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

Early voting in Ohio's primary election began Tuesday with news that Joseph Wurzelbacher, also known as Joe the Plumber, had received an endorsement i...

WATCH: Ohio Dem Makes Homemade Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Mandy Jenkins | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Ohio congressional candidate Angela Zimmann (D) isn't afraid to get a little creative. Zimmann's campaign for Ohio's 5th District takes aim at incumbe...

Amanda Terkel

Dennis Kucinich Makes Big 2012 Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two longtime Ohio House Democrats will face off against each other in 2012, victims of a redistricting process that combined their congr...