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12:48 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Romney Rally In Cuyahoga Falls

An enthusiastic crowd braved chilly temperatures last night in Cuyahoga Falls to hear Mitt Romney promote his plan for fiscal austerity.

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News
12:43 pm
Wed October 10, 2012

Husted Appeals Ruling On Early Voting

Ohio’s top elections chief is asking the nation’s highest court to overrule last week’s federal appeals court ruling on early, in person weekend voting.

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Election Coverage
9:23 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Voter Registration Deadline Today

Political campaigns and community organizers are making their final push to register people to vote today, the last day of registration.

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Election Coverage
9:21 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Presidential Candidates To Stump In Ohio This Evening

President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are scheduled to speak in Ohio this evening.

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Election Coverage
7:48 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Group files campaign complaint over coal company

A liberal policy group says it has filed a second complaint with the Federal Election commission over the political activities of an eastern Ohio mining company.

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Election Coverage
7:37 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

African-American vote in presidential election

Throughout the presidential campaign, analysts have said the black vote will be crucial to an Obama re-election. After the 2010 midterms, as the country began to turn its attention to 2012, some questioned whether Mr. Obama acted in the best interests of African Americans - and whether he has perhaps taken their vote for granted. For Ohio Public Radio. WCPN's Bill Rice reports. 

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Election Coverage
7:26 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Early Voting Restored But Not Mandated In Ohio

Another major court ruling declares that Ohio may not ban early in-person voting on the three days just before election day itself.

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Election Coverage
9:27 am
Fri October 5, 2012

POTUS To Stump At CSU

Final preparations are have been made for President Obama's visit to Cleveland State University today.

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Election Coverage
9:24 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Elections Panel Approves Issue 2 Deal

The Ohio elections commission has now approved a settlement between backers of the group pushing the redistricting issue on the November ballot, the Ohio Republican Party, and another opposition group.

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Election Coverage
7:55 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Labor Group Registers Thousands For POTUS

The AFL-CIO says it has registered more than 450-thousand new voters from union households, including 68-thousand in Ohio, in a bid to help President Obama win re-election.

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Solve This
3:21 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Romney, Obama Far Apart On Closing Budget Gap

President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney finish their debate at the University of Denver on Wednesday.
Saul Loeb AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Fri October 5, 2012 5:33 am

Here's one thing President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney could agree on during their first debate this week: Something has to be done about the enormous gap between what the federal government collects in taxes and what it spends.

But the two men fundamentally disagree on what to do about that budget deficit.

The Problem

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Election Coverage
9:29 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Campaign Donations Dominate SUPCO Forum

An accusation of improperly accepting campaign donations was one highlight of Wednesday's forum with four of the six candidates for Ohio Supreme Court.

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Election Coverage
9:27 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Presidential Debate Reaction

Reaction to last night's presidential debate is falling along party lines in Ohio. Jim Letizia reports.

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Election Coverage
9:23 am
Thu October 4, 2012

More Presidential Campaign Ads Airing In Ohio

A Jewish political organization supporting Republican Mitt Romney's presidential bid is launching 2-point-5 million dollars worth of television ads in Ohio and four other states.

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Election Coverage
9:20 am
Thu October 4, 2012

Issue 2 Backers, Opponents Settle Mailer Complaint

The coalition behind a fall ballot push seeking to change the way Ohio draws legislative and congressional districts wants its complaint against a Republican opposition mailer dismissed.

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Election Coverage
5:44 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Special Coverage Of The First Presidential Debate

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Election Coverage
1:03 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Campaigns Use Different Strategies As Early Voting Begins

Early voting is now underway in Ohio. The campaigns have two different methods in this early voting season with one common goal – getting their voters out in bigger numbers.

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Science
3:33 am
Wed October 3, 2012

How Politicians Get Away With Dodging The Question

In a 2004 debate in St. Louis, President Bush answers a question as his opponent, Sen. John Kerry, listens. Both candidates used a number of "pivots" in their debates.
Ron Edmonds AP

Originally published on Wed October 3, 2012 10:14 am

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Election Coverage
5:56 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Pool of undecided voters shrinking

The first Presidential debate is tomorrow. But most polls show most Ohioans have already made up their minds when it comes to which candidate they’ll vote for. There is a small group of undecided voters but as Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, it’s hard to reach them…..and it could be hard for the candidates to reach them too. 

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Election Coverage
9:32 am
Tue October 2, 2012

Husted Seeks Dismissal Of Suit Filed By County Elections Officials

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by two Democratic Montgomery County Board of Elections officials who claim he unjustly fired them in August.

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