Mitt Romney

Politics
8:36 am
Wed October 31, 2012

Romney Focuses On Disaster Relief In Kettering

Mitt Romney at Trent Arena in Kettering
Credit Emily McCord / WYSO

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney canceled campaign events Tuesday in Ohio, but he still made an appearance in Kettering. As Emily McCord reports for  WYSO, the focus was on disaster relief.

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Election 2012
8:06 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Romney Plans Ohio Stop Despite Storm

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is going ahead with a planned stop in Kettering, but the campaign says the focus will be on helping victims of Superstorm Sandy.

The event at Fairmont High School in Kettering is scheduled to start at 11 a.m.

A Romney spokeswoman said the event will be "a disaster relief event where Gov. Romney may make brief remarks." Another Romney event in Lima today has been canceled.

Election 2012
7:05 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Portman Objects to the President's Auto Industry Comments

Ohio's Republican senator says President Barack Obama is distorting Republican Mitt Romney's position on the auto industry bailout, a key issue in the pivotal state.

Sen. Rob Portman says President Obama’s comments have been "reckless and irresponsible."  Portman particularly objected to the president’s speech in Dayton , on Tuesday in which he said there might not still be an American auto industry if Romney had been president.

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Election 2012
12:15 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Obama's Ohio Lead Dwindles in Quinnipiac University

A new poll indicates President Barack Obama's lead in Ohio has dwindled, but he is getting strong support from women.

The Quinnipiac University/CBS News poll released today put the Democratic president ahead of Republican Mitt Romney 50 percent to 45.  Obama led 55-40 among women and Romney 51-44 among men.  Romney led independent voters 49-42 percent.

Romney had more support among white voters, while blacks were heavily for Obama in the poll.  A Quinnipiac survey Sept 26 had shown Obama with a 10-point lead.

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Politics
7:04 am
Wed October 10, 2012

RNC and DNC Respond to Narrowing Polls

Since last week’s Presidential debate, numerous polls have shown a big swing toward GOP candidate Mitt Romney.  WYSO’s Jerry Kenney spoke with the Communication Directors for both the National Republican and Democratic Committees to get their reaction.

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