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How the candidates stack up on urban issues

Walker Evans Walker Evans

CapCitySavvy wrote This Blog Endorses…? by Eric on February 28, 2008 With the big primary right around the corner, I thought it might be a good time to break down the major candidates’ perspectives on cities. Why not? It’s the major focus of this blog, and if you’re reading here, you’re probably interested in how […]

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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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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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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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Obama Speaking at Convention Center on Friday

 Brewmaster

Just an FYI…Barack Obama is speaking at the Convention Center this Friday. More info on his website.

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