Howard Wilkinson

Election boards divided
2:51 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Election boards split over final weekend of in-person voting

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted asked county boards of elections to tell him what they want to do about in-person voting the final three days before the election, while Husted waits for a decision on whether the U.S. Supreme Court would hear his appeal of his ban on voting during that period.

In southwest Ohio, the answers Husted is getting are all over the map – with Democratic board members wanting more hours and Republicans generally wanting less.

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Inside Pitch
9:05 am
Mon October 15, 2012

John Glenn touts Obama in an Ohio-only TV ad

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.

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Political chat
8:56 am
Mon October 15, 2012

Political chat with Howard Wilkinson

Howard Wilkinson discussing the week in politics for 10/15/2012.

Ryan rally at Lunken
1:22 pm
Sun October 14, 2012

Paul Ryan to rally supporters at Lunken Monday

GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan stops at Cincinnati's Lunken Airport early Monday afternoon for a rally.


The event will take place at Landmark Aviation South, 358 Wilmer Avenue.


Doors for the ticketed event will open at 10 a.m.


Tickets are available until 6 p.m. Sunday at the Eastgate GOP Victory Center at 813 Eastgate South Drive; or by logging on to www.mittromney.com/OH.


Romney could make history
12:00 am
Sun October 14, 2012

Romney could make history by not winning Ohio

Ohio, you may make history on the night of Nov. 6.


You may elect a new president without giving him your 18 electoral votes.


Consider this rather remarkable truism of American political history:


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.


Mitt Romney could be the first.


This is not to say he will lose Ohio; he may, in fact, win the Buckeye State.

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