Ohio’s Symbolic Ban on Abortion for Down Syndrome Sends the Right Message
I have resisted weighing in on the Ohio bill to ban abortion in cases where a baby has been diagnosed with Down syndrome, because the topic is at once terribly personal and terrifically exhausting: personal because I have a nine-year-old …
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is leading his Democrat opponent, Mark Trotten, 40 to 34 percent a newly released poll shows.
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller’s office is being investigated for the management of grant money distributed from of the Crime …
Obama Hits 36 Percent Approval in Ohio, 31 Percent National Approval on Immigration
From the Thursday edition of the Morning Jolt:
Yes, Even More New Lows for President Obama’s Polling Numbers.
Good morning, Mr. President! Let’s see what Quinnipiac has to say about Ohio#…#
Ohio voters give President Barack Obama a …
How Much Will Cuyahoga’s Vote Drop from 2008?
Over at Third Base Politics, a right-leaning blog covering Ohio politics, they think turnout in Cuyahoga County — which includes Cleveland and its suburbs — is down dramatically from 2008. This is a county that Obama won, 69 percent to 30 percent, in 2008.
Despite Long Lines, Early Vote Down in Ohio’s Key Counties
Peter Hamby of CNN reports, “Dems in Ohio blowing up early vote today in blue counties like Cuyahoga, Lucas, Franklin. Some GOP anxiety about it.”
The lines are long, but they’re still shorter than they were four years ago, …
Romney’s Friday Night Ohio Rally Features . . . Everyone. EVERYONE.
Coming to Romney’s Ohio rally Friday night: EVERYONE.
And we’ve just learned moments ago that Kid Rock will perform!
Get off work early! Rearrange your schedule! Do whatever it takes to attend. Bring your family and friends. We …
Cuyahoga County Early Vote Slips Behind 2008 Pace
The remains of Hurricane Sandy are pelting the states beyond the eastern seaboard with rain, snow, and high winds. A bit further east, millions are without power from Virginia to Massachusetts, trees have damaged homes and blocked roads, New York …
New Ohio Ad: Aid to Egypt Over Funding for Schools?
Secure America Now is hitting the airwaves in Florida and Ohio with a pair of pretty brutal ads. Neither one endorses a candidate, but it’s pretty clearly a message slamming the administration for policies the group deems a giveaway …
This Morning’s Polls Project More Heavily Democratic Electorates Than in 2008
This morning, surveys from the New York Times/CBS/Quinnipiac puts Obama ahead by 10 in Ohio, up by 12 in Pennsylvania, and up by 9 in Florida.
Since the question of whether the party ID within polling samples is realistic seems to …
Obama, Having a Quayle Moment in the Buckeye State
Look at the bright side, Democrats; I’m fairly certain the president and his supporters can spell Y-M-C-A.
Above, the president and three of his fans attempt to spell out “O-H-I-O” at a Buckeye State campaign stop. Of course, they’…
Thursday AG News Round-up
The Ohio Republican Party has launched a new website attacking Democrat AG candidate David Pepper for thinking “the law does not apply to him.” “Pepper wants to be the state’s attorney general but he’s shown a shocking lack of regard …
Remember When John Kasich Looked Vulnerable?
The Campaign Spot decision desk isn’t quite ready to call the Ohio Governor’s race for incumbent Republican John Kasich, but the outlook seems to get better each day:
A potential mass exodus from Ed FitzGerald’s gubernatorial campaign is afoot, …
Psst: Ohio Governor John Kasich’s Reelection Bid Isn’t So Vulnerable Anymore
Hey, remember when everyone talked about how vulnerable Ohio governor John Kasich was in his reelection bid? Yeah, not so much, it turns out.
Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, the Democratic challenger in the race for Ohio governor, remains largely …
Romney Narrowly Holding Bellwether Ohio County, N.H. Towns
Credit Suffolk for doing some of the most interesting polling of this cycle. Rather than toss another statewide poll onto the pile, they took a detailed look at one bellwether county in Ohio and two bellwether towns in New Hampshire. …
Early Vote Down 15 Percent in Cleveland, Cincinnati
On the Thursday before Election Day in 2008, 4,583 people voted early in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, which includes Cleveland.
This was a stronghold for the Obama campaign; on Election Day, Obama carried the county 69 percent to 30 percent for John McCain.
Yesterday 2,963 people …
The Early Vote Is Slowing Down in Cincinnati, Too
Below I noted that the early voters in heavily Democratic Cuyahoga County, Ohio (which includes Cleveland), are behind where they were on this day in 2008 — 30,177, compared to 34,527 four years ago. (Some of that is due to Sandy-related bad weather, …
The Early Vote Totals This Saturday Morning
One of the lines you’ll hear periodically is that President Obama’s chances look better than some polls might suggest, because he’s running up his vote totals in early voting.
Larry Schweikart points out that at least in …
Romney’s Path Without Ohio
The Romney campaign reveals its internals in Ohio to Byron York: “Dead even.”
On NRO’s home page, I take a detailed look at the “how Romney can win without Ohio” scenarios. The good news …
How Do You Get Romney’s Ship Moving in Ohio? Rowe.
Leading off the Wednesday edition of the Morning Jolt . . .
Endorsing Romney in Ohio May Be Hard Work, but Don’t Call It a Dirty Job
I don’t know if I want to say “game-changer,” but …
Quinnipiac Romney Close, Mandel Gaining in Ohio
The news out of Ohio from Quinnipiac this morning represents modest improvement for Republicans, but no reason to break out the party hats yet:
The presidential race in Ohio remains too close to call as President Barack Obama gets 45 percent …