The Vice President, and his wife, Jill, will campaign for Obama at Lakewood High School; Jason Mraz will perform. Refresh this page to get the latest.
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Saturday, November 3, 2012
We're gathering up tweets from President Barack Obama's campaign visit Saturday morning.
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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Time and location have yet to be announced
Editor's note: This story was updated at 6:45 p.m. President Barack Obama will make a campaign stop in Mentor just three days before the election. According to a campaign statement, the president will speak at a "grassroots event" somewhere in the city on Saturday. A campaign official said more details will be available soon. The Mentor stop is part of a lengthy weekend tour. Obama will also speak at events in Dubuque, Iowa, Bristow, Va. and Milwaukee on Saturday. He will visit Concord, N.H., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Aurora, Colo. and Cincinnati on Sunday. Obama planned to campaign in Akron on Wednesday, but canceled the event. According to whitehouse.gov, the President decided to remain in Washington D.C. to monitor Hurricane Sandy, and help…
Sunday, October 28, 2012
We asked Patch readers last week to share their endorsements and invited them to blog about it. Here's a round up of what YOU said.
Last week we asked you, the Patch readers, to share your political opinions and you certainly answered. Our story asking for your comments in reaction to three of the state's major newspaper endorsements for presidential candidates attracted more than 400 comments. And in our unscientific poll, 56 percent of you endorsed Mitt Romney for president. As promised, here's a round up of political blogs posted to Patch sites in Ohio over the last week. Don't see a blog from your town? It's not too late to have your say. And it's easy to blog. Just go to your home Patch site and click on the "start a blog" link under the editor's top four stories of the day (on the mid left side of the page). Remember, a blog doesn't have to be War and Peace. …
Here are this past week's top stories
A Westlake third-grader got a scare when he was followed by a strange man in a pickup truck while walking home from Hilliard Elementary School. Asbestos removal may go on at Westlake High School starting in April, while classes are still going on, to make sure the demolition of the current school is finished before the new high school opens for the 2013-14 school year. Iron Chef Michael Symon had fans filling Barnes & Noble in Crocker Park on Friday evening as he signed copies of his new book, Carnivore. It's been a great week for Westlake High School sports. Both the boys and girls soccer team reached the OHSAA district finals, and the football team captured the Southwestern Conference title with Friday's win over Brecksville-Broadview …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Tickets are available online for both events.
Candidates in the presidential election are making last-minute stops to Cleveland this week. Vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan is visiting Wednesday, while President Barack Obama is slated to make an appearance on Thursday. Tickets are still available for both events. Paul Ryan is making an appearance in the Waetjen Auditorium at Cleveland State University at noon Wednesday. The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are available online. All attendees will go through airport-like security and should bring as few personal items as possible, according to a news release. No bags, sharp objects, umbrellas, liquids, or signs will be allowed in the venue. However, cameras are permitted. President Barack Obama is also making another …
Both parties thought the debate would earn their candidate more Ohio votes.
The outcome of the third and final presidential debate again depends on who you support—local Democrats overwhelmingly thought that President Barack Obama won, while local Republicans said the debate belonged to Mitt Romney. But many members of both parties were sure that the national media would declare Obama the winner. About 86 percent of the Democrats thought that would be the case—the rest thought it would be declared neutral—and about 48 percent of Republicans thought the media would give the debate to Obama. Only 28 percent thought it would go to Romney, with the rest saying the media would declare it neutral. The surveys were part of Patch’s Red/Blue Northeast Ohio series. There were 25 local Republicans and 14 local Democrats who…
Monday, October 22, 2012
Barack Obama and Mitt Romney met up for the third and final debate Monday night—who do you think should be declared the winner?
With the third and final presidential debate complete, Patch wants to know: who do you think won? President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney met at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, on Oct. 22 to debate matters of foreign policy. The topics ranged from America's role in the world to pulling the troops out of Afghanistan. The candidates even left foreign policy at times to discuss some domestic issues, like education. Who do you think won Monday’s debate? Take our poll and tell us why in the comments. Check back on Tuesday to see what Patch's Red/Blue Northeast Ohio poll participants thought about the final debate.
Here's what's going on this week
The final presidential debate is Monday night. Patch is hosting a debate-watching party at Nighttown in Cleveland Heights. Come on over and join the fun. Westlake's girls soccer team hosts Amherst Steele in the OHSAA Division I district semifinals at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lee Burneson Middle School. Tickets are $4 for students, $6 for adults. There are no senior citizen discounts and no conference or Demons passes are accepted at the gate. Westlake's boys soccer team hosts Avon in the Division I district semifinals at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Lee Burneson Middle School. The ticket prices and admission rules are the same as for the girls game Tuesday. Iron Chef Michael Symon will be coming to Barnes & Noble in Crocker Park Friday evening for an …
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