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3:31 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Obama to follow Wednesday's debate with swing through Ohio

After his first debate with Republican Mitt Romney Wednesday night, President Obama will head back to the key battleground state of Ohio on Thursday and Friday.

Obama will hold an event in Denver Thursday morning; and then travel to Columbus for a what the campaign calls a "grassroots event" in Columbus. On Friday, the campaign said, another "grassroots" event will take place in Cleveland.

The Obama-Biden campaign has yet to release details on the president's Columbus and Cleveland events.

Inside Pitch
10:01 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Poll: Large leads for Obama in key states, including Ohio

A new poll shows President Obama holding large leads over Republican challenger Mitt Romney in three key battleground states - Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania.

The Quinnipiac University/CBS News/New York Times poll released Wednesday has Obama up by 10 percentage points in Ohio - 53 percent to 43 percent for Romney.

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Inside Pitch
8:13 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Brown touts auto industry bailout at Middletown rally

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, locked in a tough race for re-election, will rally with union workers and Democratic supporters Wednesday afternoon to draw attention to his role in the 2009 auto industry bailout, which he says saved 850,00 Ohio jobs.


The rally is at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union hall at 1100 Crawford St. in Middletown.


Brown's campaign chose Middletown for the rally because AK Steel, located in that Butler County city, produces some of the steel for the Chevy Cruze, an Ohio-built auto.

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politics
12:54 pm
Sun September 23, 2012

Michelle Obama in Cincinnati on first day of early voting

First Lady Michelle Obama plans a campaign event in Cincinnati on Oct. 2, the first day of early voting in Ohio; and campaign aides say that is no coincidence.


The First Lady can be expected to try to gin up a large turnout of Democratic voters for the first day of the 35-day period where Ohio voters can vote by absentee ballot or in person at their county boards of elections.


No details on Mrs. Obama's Cincinnati visit have been released yet.

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Inside Pitch
12:54 pm
Sun September 23, 2012

Michelle Obama in Cincinnati on first day of early voting

First Lady Michelle Obama plans a campaign event in Cincinnati on Oct. 2, the first day of early voting in Ohio; and campaign aides say that is no coincidence.

The First Lady can be expected to try to gin up a large turnout of Democratic voters for the first day of the 35-day period where Ohio voters can vote by absentee ballot or in person at their county boards of elections.

No details on Mrs. Obama's Cincinnati visit have been released yet.

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