Sen. Rob Portman, a reported Romney short-lister for veep, is worth three to five points in battleground Ohio, says the state's Republican chairman. No Republican has ever won the presidency without winning the Buckeye State.
Ohio, the backyard to Rick Santorum’s home state of Pennsylvania and the only Super Tuesday primary race where the winner remains in doubt, may be the biggest day of Mr. Santorum's political life.
Though he has a large and loyal following, Ron Paul's positions on key issues sets him apart from many Republicans. But he keeps moving steadily toward a position of strength in the early voting – especially in Iowa.