Ohio joins Texas in middle of abortion spotlight
July 1st, 2013
09:00 AM ET
10 months ago

Ohio joins Texas in middle of abortion spotlight

(CNN) – Ohio is joining Texas as one of the latest battlegrounds in the divisive fight over abortion.

Ohio's Republican governor, John Kasich, signed into law Sunday night the state's budget, which includes some controversial abortion provisions.
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Filed under: Abortion • John Kasich • Ohio • Texas
Michelle Obama talks about Cleveland, Christie's surgery
May 8th, 2013
08:53 AM ET
12 months ago

Michelle Obama talks about Cleveland, Christie's surgery

(CNN) - First lady Michelle Obama weighed in on Monday's rescue of three women who police say had been held in captivity for years in Ohio, saying their discovery makes her heart "swell up with relief."

Obama also answered questions about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's move to have weight loss surgery in February, a decision he revealed Tuesday and talked about at great length in a high-profile news conference.
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Filed under: Chris Christie • Michelle Obama • Ohio
Obama dares Ohio State graduates 'to be better'
May 5th, 2013
03:37 PM ET
12 months ago

Obama dares Ohio State graduates 'to be better'

Columbus, Ohio (CNN) - President Obama told graduates Sunday that "the institutions that give structure to our society have at times betrayed your trust" but called on young people to take a more active role in the political process as part of the solution.

Obama delivered his first commencement address of the spring to nearly 10,000 graduates at The Ohio State University in Columbus. He urged students to reject the "voices" that "incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity that's the root of our all our problems, even as they do their best to gum up the works."
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Filed under: Ohio • President Obama
President Obama returns to Ohio State for graduation
May 4th, 2013
03:46 PM ET
12 months ago

President Obama returns to Ohio State for graduation

Columbus, Ohio (CNN) – A year ago Sunday, President Barack Obama went to the heart of the key battleground state of Ohio to officially kick off his re-election campaign with a rally at The Ohio State University.

On the anniversary of that speech, the president returns to the Ohio State campus, this time to deliver the commencement address at the university's spring graduation.
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Filed under: 2013 • Ohio • President Obama
Will Portman 'especially proud' of father
March 15th, 2013
10:36 AM ET
1 year ago

Will Portman 'especially proud' of father

(CNN) - Sen. Rob Portman's son Will tweeted congratulations to his father for his op-ed piece in Friday's Columbus Dispatch in which he explains his reversal on same-sex marriage.

"Especially proud of my dad today," the Yale junior tweeted in response to the Republican senator telling of his change of heart after Will announced that he was gay.
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Filed under: Ohio • Rob Portman • Twitter
Ohio governor's numbers on the rise
February 28th, 2013
08:54 AM ET
1 year ago

Ohio governor's numbers on the rise

(CNN) - With one year and eight months until he faces re-election, Ohio Gov. John Kasich's poll numbers are headed in the right direction.

According to a new Quinnipiac University poll, 52% of Buckeye State voters say they approve of the job the Republican governor is doing in office, with 32% saying they disapprove. The 52% approval rating is up 11 points from December and it's an all time high in Quinnipiac polling for Kasich, who was elected governor in 2010.
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Filed under: John Kasich • Ohio • Polls
Obama to deliver commencement address at Ohio State University
February 20th, 2013
02:11 PM ET
1 year ago

Obama to deliver commencement address at Ohio State University

(CNN) - President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement address at The Ohio State University on May 5, the school announced Wednesday, becoming the third sitting president to deliver a commencement address at the school.

Obama has visited the Columbus, Ohio school at least five times, including on May 5, 2012 for the first campaign rally of his re-election campaign. His most recent visit to the university was in October for a campaign rally in the important battleground state.
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Filed under: Ohio • President Obama
No Ohio rematch in 2014
January 8th, 2013
11:54 AM ET
1 year ago

No Ohio rematch in 2014

(CNN) – Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland made it official Tuesday morning: He's not going to make a bid next year to try and reclaim his old job.

"I am announcing my decision not to seek election as Governor of Ohio in 2014. In many ways, this has been a very difficult decision," said Strickland in a statement.
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Filed under: 2014 • Ohio • Ted Strickland
Representatives call for action on fiscal cliff
December 22nd, 2012
05:56 PM ET
1 year ago

Representatives call for action on fiscal cliff

(CNN) – Rep. Tom McClintock, R-California, uses an analogy to explain why he supported Plan B, the alternative to a fiscal cliff deal proposed by House Speaker John Boehner, then scrapped because not enough House Republicans supported it.

“If a lifeguard sees 10 swimmers drowning off his beach and can only reach nine of them to save them, it doesn't mean that he's drowned the 10th one,” McClintock said.
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Filed under: California • Fiscal Cliff • Ohio
Poll: Ohio Gov. Kasich gets first positive score
December 11th, 2012
08:24 AM ET
1 year ago

Poll: Ohio Gov. Kasich gets first positive score

(CNN) – With less than two years until his re-election, John Kasich's poll numbers appear to be moving in the right direction.

A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday indicates that for the first time since Ohio's Republican governor was inaugurated in January 2011, a plurality of Buckeye State voters are giving Kasich a thumbs up.
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Filed under: John Kasich • Ohio
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