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Top News & Analysis Ohio

  • Ohio Students at the Polls

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the student vote in Ohio and what it means for this election.

  • The most recent Reuters/ Ipsos tracking poll shows a tight national race, with Democratic President Barack Obama up two points against his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney, at 48 percent to 46 percent. Polling averages also show Obama with small but critical leads in Ohio, Virginia and Iowa.

  • Residential Rejections of the Rich and Famous

    See who has been turned away from some of the region's most upscale digs.

  • Battle For the Battleground States

    CNBC's Scott Cohn and Diana Olick report the latest election details on key swing vote areas in Ohio and Virginia.

  • Could Ohio Decide the Election?

    Today's Presidential election could come down to one key swing state, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Obama Victory is Most Likely Outcome: Pro

    Christina Greer, professor of political science at Fordham University, tells CNBC that although close races should be expected in swing states like Ohio, Florida, and Wisconsin, Obama is projected to win re-election.

  • Is Ohio Still the Key Battleground State?

    NBC reporter Tracey Potts informs CNBC of the central importance Ohio will play in determining the winner of the presidential election.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- Power was restored to just under 23,000 eastern U.S. homes and businesses from 10 am to 3 pm on Monday, but outages increased in New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania as damaged grids were being repaired after Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Department of Energy data showed. Some 1.35 million homes and businesses in the U.S.

  • Had It With Election Ads?

    President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney spent a combined $30.33 every second this election cycle, as a binge of campaign spending deluged voters with rallies, banners, and of course, TV ads.

  • Battle For Votes in the Buckeye State

    "I do think the momentum is on our side," said Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH), weighing in with a blueprint for a Romney win in Ohio.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- About 1.9 million homes and businesses remained in the dark on Sunday as the pressure mounted on power providers to restore electricity to areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy nearly a week ago. In New York, utilities came under increasing pressure to restore heat and light to some 650,000 customers.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- Regardless of the results of Tuesday's U.S. presidential election, the next four years will be a tough act to follow from Wall Street's standpoint. ``The market might like the fact of an Obama win since it would mean less uncertainty,'' said Ryan Detrick, senior technical strategist at Schaeffer's Investment Research, in Cincinnati.

  • VANCOUVER, Nov 4- In this era of pipelines spanning thousands of miles, the idea of shipping crude across North America in railway cars might seem a quaint throwback to the oil pioneering days of the West.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- Kim Bondy was in New Orleans seven years ago when Hurricane Katrina devastated the city, and scores of patients died in flooded hospitals cut off from power.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 2- Regardless of the results of Tuesday's U.S. presidential election, the next four years will be a tough act to follow from Wall Street's vantage point. ``The market might like the fact of an Obama win since it would mean less uncertainty,'' said Ryan Detrick, senior technical strategist at Schaeffer's Investment Research, in Cincinnati.

  • Nov 2- U.S. utilities restored power on Friday to about a million East Coast homes and businesses plunged into darkness by Hurricane Sandy, a slowdown from the past two days, as crews began to work on the hardest-hit areas that may take days to fix.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 2- U.S. employers stepped up hiring in October and a small increase in the jobless rate was due to more workers restarting their job hunts, a hopeful sign for a lackluster economy that has been a drag on President Barack Obama's re-election bid. Employers added 171,000 people to their payrolls last month, the Labor Department said on Friday.

  • HILLIARD, Ohio, Nov 2- President Barack Obama blasted Republican rival Mitt Romney on Friday for running an ad that falsely suggested Jeep was moving production to China, accusing his opponent of stretching the truth to scare voters in the final days of the campaign.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 2- U.S. employers stepped up hiring in October and a small increase in the jobless rate was due to more workers restarting their job hunts, a hopeful sign for a lackluster economy that has been a drag on President Barack Obama's re-election bid. Employers added 171,000 people to their payrolls last month, the Labor Department said on Friday.

  • PATASKALA, Ohio-- Down to a fierce finish, President Barack Obama accused Mitt Romney of scaring voters with lies on Friday, while the Republican challenger warned grimly of political paralysis and another recession if Obama reclaims the White House. Obama backers shouted as the president campaigned in Ohio.