Posts Tagged ‘Ohio’

Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman Says He Now Supports Same-Sex Marriage

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Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman has reversed his longstanding position against same-sex marriage. Portman said his stance evolved two years ago when his own son came out as gay to he and his wife. “It allowed me to think of this issue from a new perspective,” said Portman ” “[O]f a Dad who loves his…
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Voter Suppression Also Comes In The Form Of Long Lines

Since the 2010 midterm election, Republicans have deployed any and all tactics to suppress the vote for the 2012 election. Voter ID laws have gotten the front page coverage, but voter suppression also comes in the form of voter intimidation, voter registration purges and as we’ve seen this past week, long lines at the polls….
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The 2012 Presidential Election Could Be Decided By The Auto Rescue

Ohio State Flag - photo by J. Stephen Conn

I’m not usually one to push mainstream media narratives, but this particular narrative is hard to ignore. If most (but not all) the states that are still in the too-close-to-call category start breaking for Romney tomorrow night but Ohio stays in Obama’s column, that will likely push Obama over the 270 electoral votes needed to…
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Early Voting Restored in Ohio; No ‘Personhood’ Vote for Colorado

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More good news today for voters. EARLY VOTING RESTORED IN OHIO If you haven’t been following this story, Ohio has allowed early voting to help ease the problems they had with high turnout during the 2004 election. This early voting window occurs on the weekend before election day. Republicans have closed that window this year,…
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Romney lies again, says Obama is undermining voting rights of our military

Mitt Romney - photo by Gage Skidmore

The Obama campaign is suing Ohio to restore early voting for ALL Ohio voters, something Republican lawmakers in the state restricted to military service members only. In the 2008 election all Ohio voters had access to early voting. Mitt Romney, no stranger to lying, issued this statement on his Facebook page: President Obama’s lawsuit claiming…
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