President Barack Obama

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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Politics
9:25 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Obama, Romney Vie For Early Voters

The campaigns for the President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are busy this week as early voting begins. Emily McCord reports that both teams are launching bus tours and other efforts to get Ohioans to the polls.

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Around the Miami Valley
5:40 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

GOP to hold rally for Mitt Romney in Springfield on Thursday

With both presidential candidates focusing their attention on Ohio, the Ohio Republican presidential campaign office has scheduled a rally on Thursday in Springfield.

Clark County's GOP headquarters says Thursday's event will be held at the Clark County Fairgrounds and will include a concert by singer Rodney Atkins. U.S. Senator Rob Portman and former Cincinnati Bengals star Anthony Munoz are scheduled to speak.

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Politics
9:38 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Romney And Ryan Campaign In Dayton

Campaigning together in the swing state of Ohio, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his pick for VP, Paul Ryan laid out their plan for economic recovery. WYSO’s Jerry Kenney reports that part of their plan includes developing domestic energy sources, improving education, and balancing international trade.

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