Post Politics: Ohio


Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/28/2013

After Wendy Davis derails Texas bill, Ohio becomes new front in abortion fight

The bill includes a provision requiring a doctor to attempt to detect a fetal heartbeat and inform the woman seeking the abortion about it.

By Aaron Blake  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ., aborion rights, abortion, Ohio, planned parenthood, Wendy Davis

Posted at 07:14 PM ET, 11/03/2012

In Ohio, at least 1.6 million cast early votes

That’s on track to top figures from four years ago, and the secretary of state said voting has gone “smoothly.”

By Ed O'Keefe  |  07:14 PM ET, 11/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  early voting, lima ohio, obama ohio, ohio, ohio early vote, romney ohio

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 10/13/2012

Romney stumps in Ohio amid post-debate glow

Romney, apparently identifying the presidential debates as his best forum for building support, offers standard zingers on the stump in Ohio.

By Jason Horowitz  |  03:29 PM ET, 10/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, mitt romney, romney debate, romney ohio

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 10/13/2012

Reporters barred from covering Paul Ryan exchange with homeless Ohioans

Paul Ryan visited a soup kitchen in Youngstown, Ohio, but reporters were not allowed to listen to his 'impromptu conversation' with some apparently homeless men.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  02:26 PM ET, 10/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign 2012, paul ryan, ryan ohio

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Mitt Romney will stop mentioning ex-Navy SEAL killed in Libya in speeches

Mitt Romney plans to no longer make mention of an ex-Navy SEAL killed in the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya last month during his campaign speeches, according to aides.

By Ed O'Keefe and Rachel Weiner  |  02:11 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mitt romney, mitt romney glen doherty, ohio

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Mitt Romney: Syria involvement doesn’t mean bombs, troops

Any U.S. involvement in the ongoing conflict in Syria should focus on identifying "reasonable and responsible people" who could lead a new government and any American role in the situation "doesn't mean sending troops or dropping bombs," Mitt Romney said Wednesday.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  01:39 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chris christie, mitt romney, rob portman, romney, romney ohio, syria

Posted at 07:34 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Earmarks? Taking one for the team? Not such a bad thing, say some Santorum backers (voices)

“Either Romney doesn’t understand that or he’s being disingenuous,” says one Santorum supporter.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  07:34 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Santorum, Ohio, Ohio primary, Super Tuesday

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 03/06/2012

Super Tuesday: Ohio voters passionate about Obama, if not the GOP field

But when it comes to the GOP field, voters in North Canton are a little less than enthusiastic.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  03:58 PM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ohio, Ohio primary, Super Tuesday, presidential election, Republican Party

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine endorses Rick Santorum, rescinding support for Mitt Romney

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine had previously endorsed Mitt Romney, and is the most high profile defection from Romney’s campaign so far.

By Dan Balz and Rosalind S. Helderman  |  03:20 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ohio primary, super tuesday, mike dewine, mitt romney, rick santorum