Why Ohio is a Key State for GOP Win The vice presidential candidates slug it out Tuesday evening at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The state is a critical swing state, especially for the Republican Party -- historically, no GOP candidate has ever won the presidential race without winning Ohio. NPR's Mike Pesca examines why.
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Why Ohio is a Key State for GOP Win

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Why Ohio is a Key State for GOP Win

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Why Ohio is a Key State for GOP Win

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The vice presidential candidates slug it out Tuesday evening at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. The state is a critical swing state, especially for the Republican Party — historically, no GOP candidate has ever won the presidential race without winning Ohio. NPR's Mike Pesca examines why.