Politics

Hamilton County budget
3:54 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Hamilton County budget meetings have common refrain

As Hamilton County budget meetings continue, the story remains the same. Department heads are still begging to keep their budgets intact... and commissioners keep saying everyone will have to deal with less.

Lamenting unfunded mandates from the state legislature is another popular refrain.

Board member Todd Portune says, “At what point do those above us in this hierarchy acknowledge that they can’t just keep demanding and expect to be absorbed? I would argue that we’re at that point.”

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Politics
3:06 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Obama: Romney talks the talk, I'll walk the walk

President Obama, before a wildly enthusiastic crowd of thousands at Cincinnati’s Eden Park, said his opponent, Republican Mitt Romney, “talks the talk, but I walk the walk” on a whole host of issues, from China policy to taxes to job creation.



And, while in the key battleground state of Ohio, in a county he won four years ago and desperately wants to win again, he told the estimated crowd of 4,500 at Eden Park’s Seasongood Pavilion that, in 15 days, they have to work hard to get thousands of their friends and neighbors to vote early.

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Politics
9:03 am
Mon September 17, 2012

President Obama visits Cincinnati today, what to expect from his visit

WVXU Political reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about the President's latest campaign stop in Cincinnati.

Politics
12:00 am
Sun September 16, 2012

Ohio comes down to one-on-one voter contact

Just how all-pervasive is this presidential campaign in Ohio, the swing state of all swing states?


Well, we know that the presidential candidates, President Obama and Mitt Romney, are camping out in the state with regularity – Romney at a rally at Lake Erie College in Painesville Friday; Obama on his way to rallies in Cincinnati and Columbus on Monday – but that is only part of the story.


Both Vice President Biden and the Republican nominee for vice president, Paul Ryan, were in Clermont  County within days of each other last week.

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Politics
6:57 am
Fri September 14, 2012

President to come to Eden Park Monday

A release from the Obama Campaign says the President will speak at Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park, Monday morning you can get in starting at 10:00.  The event is free, but you will need a ticket. They'll be available starting at 9:00 AM tomorrow at these locations:  


East Walnut Hills OFA-Ohio Office


2718 Woodburn Ave


Cincinnati, OH 45206



Forest Park OFA-Ohio Office


1240 West Kemper Road


Cincinnati, OH 45240


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