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McCain is coming, McCain is coming

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch Blog wrote McCain is coming, McCain is coming Posted by Catherine Candisky, Statehouse reporter on February 18, 2008 Sen. John McCain will make his first primary-season visit to Ohio Tuesday night, coming to Columbus to watch the Wisconsin Republican primary results. McCain, the presumptive GOP nominee, will be at the Columbus Renaissance Hotel, […]

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If Obama wins Ohio, it’s curtains for Clinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Other Paper wrote If Obama wins Ohio, it’s curtains for Clinton BY DAN WILLIAMSON / FEBRUARY 14, 2008 Tthe Clintons have never needed Ohio as badly as they do now. The past six weeks have seen Sen. Clinton go from confident frontrunner to plucky underdog in the Democratic presidential race. Although she’s won crucial […]

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Obama & Clinton set up camp in Red Brick District

Walker Evans Walker Evans Obama & Clinton set up camp in Red Brick District

I’ve gotten word via email that both Democratic candidates have set up their Columbus bases of operation downtown in the Red Brick District during their Ohio tours. Although the debate will take place in Cleveland, the candidates will most likely be making stops in Columbus as well. Clinton has set up in the first floor […]

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Early voting now available for March 4 primary

 John Ross

Absentee voting for the Ohio primary began on Friday, which gives voters two options to vote if they are unable to do so while polls are officially open on March 4 from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Officials are predicting high turnout for the primary, since no clear Democratic favorite has yet emerged and Ohio […]

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Obama agrees to debate Clinton in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Obama agrees to debate Clinton in Ohio Thursday, February 7, 2008 BY DARREL ROWLAND AND JIM SIEGEL Barack Obama agreed this afternoon to debate Hillary Clinton in Ohio before the state’s March 4 primary, and he is dispatching the man who managed his successful Iowa campaign to lead the Buckeye State campaign. […]

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2008 State of the State – $1.7B Stimulus Package

 John Ross

The Dispatch wrote Strickland proposes $1.7 billion stimulus package to create 80,000 jobs Wednesday, February 6, 2008 By Mark Niquette Gov. Ted Strickland used his second State of the State address today to call for a $1.7 billion stimulus package for a struggling Ohio economy, and he also made major education proposals including a promise […]

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Clinton, McCain have edge in Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Clinton, McCain have edge in Ohio Sunday, February 3, 2008 BY DARREL ROWLAND Barack Obama has convinced Iowa, South Carolina and even Teddy Kennedy. But the Illinois senator has yet to make the sale in Ohio. A new Dispatch Poll shows New York Sen. Hillary Clinton holds more than a 2-to-1 lead […]

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