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Published: 11/4/2012


Toledo Magazine: Political visits

Ohio, and specifically northwest Ohio, has been a battleground for President Obama and his challenger Mitt Romney This gallery is a look back at many of the visits made to the Toledo area. CLICK AN IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, signs baseballs during a campaign appearance at American Posts LLC in Toledo Feb. 29, 2012. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, signs baseballs during a campaign appearance at American Posts LLC in ...
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Vice President Joe Biden visits students outside Glenwood School, in the Rossford School District, in Rossford March 15, 2012. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Vice President Joe Biden visits students outside Glenwood School, in the Rossford School District, in Rossford March 15, 2012....
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President Barack Obama wipes sweat off of his face during his speech at the Wolcott Museum in Maumee, Ohio. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Barack Obama wipes sweat off of his face during his speech at the Wolcott Museum in Maumee, Ohio.
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney waves while leaving the Toledo Club during a thunderstorm Wednesday, July 18, 2012. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney waves while leaving the Toledo Club during a thunderstorm Wednesday, July 18, 2012....
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Davionna Ballard, 3, and her aunt, Amanda Garth, of Toledo, left, hoisted signs up in support of President Obama Monday morning during the Toledo Labor Day Parade. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Davionna Ballard, 3, and her aunt, Amanda Garth, of Toledo, left, hoisted signs up in support of President Obama Monday ...
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President Barack Obama, left, talks with Daniel Schlieman, back left, (hidden) Heather Finfrock, and James Fayson, at Rick's City Diner in Toledo, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, as patrons at an adjacent table take their picture. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Barack Obama, left, talks with Daniel Schlieman, back left, (hidden) Heather Finfrock, and James Fayson, at Rick's City Diner ...
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President Obama speaks to a crowd gathered at  Scott High School as part of his Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama speaks to a crowd gathered at Scott High School as part of his "Road to Charlotte" tour prior ...
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President Obama is surrounded by supporters as he leaves Scott High School after speaking on Sept. 3, 2012. Enlarge | Buy This Photo President Obama is surrounded by supporters as he leaves Scott High School after speaking on Sept. 3, 2012.
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Secret Service agents await the arrival of President Obama near Air Force Once at Toledo Express Airport in September. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Secret Service agents await the arrival of President Obama near Air Force Once at Toledo Express Airport in September.
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A supporter signals four more years for President Obama during his campaign stop at the Bowling Green State University Stroh Center in Bowling Green, Sept. 26, 2012. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A supporter signals four more years for President Obama during his campaign stop at the Bowling Green State University Stroh ...
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People attending presidential candidate Mitt Romney's event at the Seagate Convention Center in Toledo stand in a long line outside of the center, and in the pouring rain. Enlarge | Buy This Photo People attending presidential candidate Mitt Romney's event at the Seagate Convention Center in Toledo stand in a long line outside ...
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks Sept. 27, 2012, at the SeaGate Centre. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks Sept. 27, 2012, at the SeaGate Centre.
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Sydnie Abke, 10, keeps an eye on the presidential debate while her parents, Marcy and Russ, watch at their home in Pemberville. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Sydnie Abke, 10, keeps an eye on the presidential debate while her parents, Marcy and Russ, watch at their home ...
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Dave Snyder, left, and Frank Vaculik, both of Metamora and members of VFW Post 7574 in Lyons, watch as a speech by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is broadcast live during a campaign rally featuring vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan, in a Grand Aire hangar at Toledo Express Airport near Swanton, Oct. 8, 2012. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Dave Snyder, left, and Frank Vaculik, both of Metamora and members of VFW Post 7574 in Lyons, watch as a ...
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Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan takes the stage during a campaign rally in a Grand Aire hangar at Toledo Express Airport, Oct. 8. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan takes the stage during a campaign rally in a Grand Aire hangar at Toledo ...
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An empty chair, a nod to Clint Eastwood's speech at the Republican National Convention, sits next to a Mitt Romney sign in the front yard of a home near Pemberville. Enlarge | Buy This Photo An empty chair, a nod to Clint Eastwood's speech at the Republican National Convention, sits next to a Mitt Romney ...
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A collection of political buttons on display features Obama and Romney prominently in front of the display case at the in Elyria at the Elyria Public Library on Oct. 10, 2012. Enlarge | Buy This Photo A collection of political buttons on display features Obama and Romney prominently in front of the display case at the ...
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Vice President Joe Biden is introduced by Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toled) as he makes a campaign appearance at the University of Toledo, Oct. 23,  2012.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Vice President Joe Biden is introduced by Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toled) as he makes a campaign appearance at the ...
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Vice President Joe Biden is given a kiss after speaking at the University of Toledo Oct. 23, 2012.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo Vice President Joe Biden is given a kiss after speaking at the University of Toledo Oct. 23, 2012.
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Vice President Joe Biden gets a piece of custard pie from Diane Haffen during a campaign stop at Schmucker's restaurant in Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Vice President Joe Biden gets a piece of custard pie from Diane Haffen during a campaign stop at Schmucker's restaurant ...
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Vice President Joe Biden, with his daughter Ashley Biden, standing, talks with Ed Nazar and his wife Ann Monaghan Nazar during a campaign stop at Schmucker's restaurant. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Vice President Joe Biden, with his daughter Ashley Biden, standing, talks with Ed Nazar and his wife Ann Monaghan Nazar ...
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The crowd gathers for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, Oct. 25, 2012, at the Defiance High School football stadium in Defiance, Ohio. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The crowd gathers for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, Oct. 25, 2012, at the Defiance High School football stadium in ...
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney waves during a rally on Oct. 25 at the Defiance High School football stadium in Defiance, Ohio. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney waves during a rally on Oct. 25 at the Defiance High School football stadium in ...
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