Ohio

What Was Romney Doing In Coal Country?
November 13, 2012

Coal CEO Robert Murray is back in the news for blaming a round of layoffs on Obama's victory. What was Romney doing allying himself with him?

Spielberg’s Lincoln is a Film for our Political Moment
November 13, 2012

This is a movie of negotiations in smoke-filled rooms; it could have been called "The Thirteenth Amendment."

The GOP Can’t Afford to Ignore Cities Anymore
November 12, 2012

Nixon's suburban strategy isn't going to cut it for Republicans in 2016.

The Auto Bailout Didn’t Decide Ohio
November 12, 2012

From the moment political reporters armed with leaked internal polls wrote that Obama led by mid-to-upper single digits in Ohio, the Buckeye State was widely regarded as Romney’s Achilles heel.

Obama Doesn’t Need Tech Wizardry to Fix Voting
November 08, 2012

There's nothing magic to cutting down lines at the polls. Obama--and Congress--just need to deal with the basics.

Paul Ryan Was Not the GOP’s Savior. He May Even Have Been its Albatross.
November 08, 2012

A few more Ryan appearances in the likes of Ohio and Florida and Romney might have lost these states by much larger margins.

There Aren't As Many Missing Voters As It Seems
November 08, 2012

Millions of voters remain to be counted.

FreedomWorks Loses the Senate
November 07, 2012

FreedomWorks shot for the Senate this year, and fell far short.

How Obama Won Ohio
November 07, 2012

The Obama campaign made the 2012 election about Ohio from the start: class, cars and Bain. A final dispatch from the state on the day he won it.

Romney Had a Chance to Beat Obama, and He Blew It
November 07, 2012

The Obama campaign telegraphed its re-election strategy. Romney responded with a historic blunder.

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