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COLUMBUS, Ohio — In the state’s largest county and metropolitan area, Republicans are attempting to suppress votes by shutting down a public education campaign about early voting. Franklin County GOP officials Doug Preisse and Brad Sinnott have “made voter education a partisan issue,” says Andrew Ginther, the Democratic mayor of Columbus.

Preisse and Sinnott are both members of the Board of Elections, as well as leading the Republican Party in the county. Preisse and Sinnott worked together on the Board of Elections to deny a plan that would advertise early voting information and other critical election education to voters […]

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Just spied a tweet from Chris Geidner (aka Law Dork):

Underwhelming tea party in Columbus. #ohtea http://twitpic.com/3d9ey

Follow the action on Twitter with hashtag #OHtea

(ht Jill)

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Got this report in from a reader along with some great photos. Here is what the PB reader who attended the show had to say about the event:

Before the show Obama staffers and Volunteers were walking up and down the ticket line making sure everyone was registered to vote and asking everyone to volunteer (the mission of the event).

The show was opened by Chairman Redfern and the congressional candidates (Kilroy, Robinson). Then John Glenn spoke. He was brief and inspirational as always, stressing the importance of the election, honoring Bruce and expressing regret that he wouldn’t get to […]

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Much speculation has been surrounding McCain and how he will not only climb out of his doldrums of a week (hell week, really) and maybe offset Obama’s planned speech in Berlin. Many have been talking of a VP pick. Latest fuel for the fire involves our own buckeye state. Taegan Goddard has this:

Will McCain pick his running mate on Thursday?

Could it be former Rep. Rob Portman (R-OH)? Or perhaps it’s former Rep. John Kasich (R-OH)?

I think either of these picks would be just fabulous. Big time ho hum appeal. I hope he does do this, […]

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