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  1. Tuesday night saw voters on the edge of their seats as the nation waited, wondering whether the Buckeye State would turn blue or red.

    But while Americans had their eyes glued to maps and poll numbers waiting to see who would be the new President of the United States, a race just as heated stole its share of the lime light in Ohio.

    In the highly contested battleground state, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) and Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel waged war on each other competing for Brown’s spot representing Ohio in the Senate.

    The Daily Kent Stater sent photographers to cover both campaigns’ watch parties in Columbus, Ohio, where supporters of both sides reacted to Brown’s victory.

    kentwired.com »

  2. The Ohio branch of President Obama’s reelection campaign issued a new, 3-minute video this week highlighting Gov. Romney’s support of Senate Bill 5, or Issue 2.

    The bill, which was defeated by voters last November, would have restricted the collective bargaining power of public workers, prohibited strikes and set caps on sick and personal and vacation days workers could cash in on upon retirement. The law also included other measures that many viewed as an attack on fire fighters, police officers, teachers and other public employees.

    politico.com »

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