1. Battleground

    Obama, Romney Get Serious in Ohio

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    Ohio students and middle-class voters can expect a visit from both presidential candidates this week, as Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are eagerly seeking the support of these crucial voting groups in one of the most vulnerable battleground states. On Wednesday the president will hold rallies at two state universities while Romney’s tour bus heads to three of the state’s major metropolitan areas to appeal to their middle-class citizens. Ohio opens its early-voting polls on Oct. 2, and it’s evident that both Romney and Obama have kicked it into high gear, as the Midwestern state is the setting of more TV campaign ads than even Florida.   

    Read it at The Washington Post