Michelle Obama http://wmub.org en Obama rallies at Fifth Third Arena with Stevie Wonder http://wmub.org/post/obama-rallies-fifth-third-arena-stevie-wonder <p>Four years ago, then-senator Barack Obama held a rally at the University of Cincinnati on the Sunday before the election, his final stop in Cincinnati before going on to win Ohio and the White House two days later.</p><p>This year, Obama - now locked in a tight re-election campaign where Ohio will play a crucial role - will return to the same Sunday for a rally at UC's Fifth Third Arena in what is likely to be his final campaign appearance in the area before Tuesday's election.</p> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 12:03:34 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 5611 at http://wmub.org First Lady headed to Ohio on heels of Romney tour http://wmub.org/post/first-lady-headed-ohio-heels-romney-tour <p>First Lady Michelle Obama will hold Ohio campaign events Monday in Delaware and Cleveland Monday, two days after Mitt Romney makes stops in Lebanon and Portsmouth.</p><p>The First Lady will hold a noon hour rally Monday at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware and a 5 p.m. event at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland - both rallies aimed at encouraging college students to vote early and encourage their friends to do so.</p><p>But, first, Romney will be campaigning in Ohio Saturday.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 12:31:03 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 4905 at http://wmub.org First Lady headed to Ohio on heels of Romney tour Michelle Obama in Cincinnati: Vote now, Ohio http://wmub.org/post/michelle-obama-cincinnati-vote-now-ohio <P>First Lady Michelle Obama gave 6,800 enthusiastic supporters the inspirational speech they sought Tuesday afternoon at the Duke Energy Convention Center; and hammered home the message that brought her here in the first place.<BR><BR>It was the fact that Tuesday was the first day of early voting in Ohio, a key battleground state that both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney covet tremendously.<BR><BR>“Here in Ohio it is already election day,’’ the First Lady told a cheering and fired-up crowd at the convention center. Tue, 02 Oct 2012 19:38:16 +0000 Howard Wilkinson & Ann Thompson 4605 at http://wmub.org Michelle Obama in Cincinnati: Vote now, Ohio Howard Wilkinson talks about early voting and the First Lady's Cincinnati visit http://wmub.org/post/howard-wilkinson-talks-about-early-voting-and-first-ladys-cincinnati-visit <P>Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about early voting, the First Lady's visit and the latest polls</P> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 13:13:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 4542 at http://wmub.org Howard Wilkinson talks about early voting and the First Lady's Cincinnati visit First Lady holds Cincinnati rally to kick off early voting in Ohio http://wmub.org/post/first-lady-holds-cincinnati-rally-kick-early-voting-ohio <p>First Lady Michelle Obama will rally the troops at the Duke Energy Convention Center on Tuesday, the first day of early voting in Ohio.</p><p>According to a campaign press release, the First Lady will "speak about what's at stake in this election for Ohioans, encourage them to organize their communities between now and November, and promote voter registration and voting through GottaVote.com."</p><p>The event is free and open to the public, but a ticket is required.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 11:42:14 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 4482 at http://wmub.org