presidential election http://wvxu.org en Could Rand Paul be a winner in Ohio? http://wvxu.org/post/could-rand-paul-be-winner-ohio <p>The Rand Paul phenomenon seems to have crossed the river into Ohio.</p><p><br>Actually, the popularity of the junior senator from Kentucky has crossed a lot of boundaries in recent months – the point where he is considered by many a legitimate contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.</p><p><br>Before the 2010 election, he was a practicing ophthalmologist, running a clinic down in Bowling Green, Ky. It was his father who was the famous one – then-Texas congressman Ron Paul, who has run three times for president as a Libertarian and a Republican.</p> Sun, 30 Jun 2013 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 14349 at http://wvxu.org Could Rand Paul be a winner in Ohio? Rand Paul wins conservative straw poll http://wvxu.org/post/rand-paul-wins-conservative-straw-poll <p>Kentucky's junior senator, Rand Paul, was the narrow favorite for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in a straw poll this weekend of&nbsp;over 3,000 conservative activists from around the country.</p><p>CPAC (the Conservative Political Action Committee) held a three-day gathering in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C.; and participants voted online for who they would like to see carry the presidential banner for the GOP in 2016.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 18:25:41 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 10421 at http://wvxu.org Rand Paul wins conservative straw poll 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 Romney could make history by not winning Ohio http://wvxu.org/post/romney-could-make-history-not-winning-ohio <p>Ohio, you may make history on the night of Nov. 6.</p><p><br>You may elect a new president without giving him your 18 electoral votes.</p><p><br>Consider this rather remarkable truism of American political history:</p><p><br>No Republican presidential candidate – going all the way back to the first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln in 1860 – has won the White House without winning Ohio.</p><p><br>Mitt Romney could be the first.</p><p><br>This is not to say he will lose Ohio; he may, in fact, win the Buckeye State.</p> Sun, 14 Oct 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 4960 at http://wvxu.org Romney could make history by not winning Ohio UC searching for new leader http://wvxu.org/post/uc-searching-new-leader <p>After this weekend's Homecoming festivities are over, the University of Cincinnati plans to focus on finding its next president. Fri, 05 Oct 2012 17:04:56 +0000 Tana Weingartner 4733 at http://wvxu.org UC searching for new leader