John Glenn http://wvxu.org en John Glenn touts Obama in an Ohio-only TV ad http://wvxu.org/post/john-glenn-touts-obama-ohio-only-tv-ad <p>For decades now, Democratic candidates running in Ohio - from president to mayor - have turned to one man for help, the one man who is probably the most popular Democrat in the Buckeye State - former senator and astronaut John Glenn.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 13:05:21 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 5021 at http://wvxu.org John Glenn touts Obama in an Ohio-only TV ad Obama campaign turns to "Mr. Right Stuff" http://wvxu.org/post/obama-campaign-turns-mr-right-stuff <p>For decades now, Democrats running in Ohio - from president to governor to a host of lesser offices - have turned to one man to help give their campaigns a boost - John H. Glenn Jr., the Mercury astronaut who was the first American to orbit the earth.</p><p>Glenn, now 90 years old, left the U.S. Senate in 1999 after representing Ohio in the U.S. Senate for 24 years; and he remains one of the most popular figures in Ohio politics - not only for his service in the Senate but for his status as an icon of the U.S. space program.</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 12:37:53 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 3957 at http://wvxu.org