Four newspapers in the battleground state of Ohio endorsed Barack Obama’s candidacy this weekend, raising his total Ohio endorsement count to five. (The Canton Repository declared its support back in September.) The state’s eleven remaining major newspapers have yet to release endorsements.


Read the editorials here:


The New Philadephia, Ohio Times-Reporter: “Our opinion: Barack Obama for president

The Akron Beacon Journal: “Obama for president

The Dayton JournalNews and the Middletown Journal:
Obama the leader we need at this historic time

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