The Making Of Romney/Portman Storm Relief Event in Dayton
But the last-minute nature of the call for donations left some in the campaign concerned that they would end up with an empty truck. So the night before the event, campaign aides went to a local Wal-Mart and spent $5,000 on granola bars, canned food, and diapers to put on display while they waited for donations to come in, according to one staffer. Read on at BuzzFeed...
GM blasts Romney of living in 'parallel universe' over auto bailout 'flip-flop' in ad
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's auto bailout Ohio radio ad is prompting some pushback from General Motors, who have termed the ad as part of a 'parallel universe'.
"We've clearly entered some parallel universe during these last few days. No amount of campaign politics at its cynical worst will diminish our record of creating jobs in the U.S. and repatriating profits back to this country," Politico quoted GM spokesman Greg Martin, as saying. Read on at Ohio Standard...
Romney Blurs Campaigning Line At Ohio Event
Governor Mitt Romney's campaign converted a Dayton, Ohio, campaign stop into a "relief" event for victims of Sandy. But it still bore many of the hallmarks of a traditional campaign event. The Romney campaign was also responding to questions about comments the Republican presidential nominee made last year about partially privatizing and devolving to states certain functions of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Listen to Report at NPR...
Poll: Obama Maintains Stubborn Advantage in Ohio
New CBS News/New York Times/Quinnipiac University polls released early on Wednesday show President Obama and Mitt Romney running neck-and-neck in Florida and Virginia, while Obama maintains his 5-point lead in Ohio, a state considered critical to both candidates. Read on at National Journal...
Poll Shows Ohio Working Class May Be Key to Obama Re-election
COLUMBUS, Ohio — As President Obama and Mitt Romney enter the closing week of the presidential race, where the 18 electoral votes of Ohio are seen by both sides as critical to victory, Mr. Obama’s ability to prevent erosion among working-class voters may be his best path to re-election. Read on at New York Times...
Obama Rebuts Romney's Jeep, Auto Claims in Ohio
The Obama campaign released a TV ad Monday aimed at halting a Mitt Romney offensive on the automobile industry in must-win Ohio. The new Obama ad challenges Romney’s claim in his own ad that he would “do more for the auto industry” than Obama, as well as the ad’s incorrect implication that Chrysler is moving Jeep production from Ohio to China. Read on at National Journal...
Cleveland Plain Dealer Editorial: Flailing in Ohio, Romney rolls out Jeep ploy: editorial
Canton Repository: Obama camp counters Romney’s falsehood about Jeep
Toledo Blade: Ad targets Romney on Jeep issue
Dayton Daily News: Auto bailout flashpoint during candidate visits
Toledo Blade: Clinton, Biden call Jeep ad deceptive
Toledo Blade: Obama campaign releases its own Jeep to China ad
Columbus Dispatch: Rhetoric returns to auto bailout
Morning Journal: Local auto workers union protests Romney’s comments