For decades now, Democratic candidates running in Ohio - from president to mayor - have turned to one man for help, the one man who is probably the most popular Democrat in the Buckeye State - former senator and astronaut John Glenn.
Ohio, you may make history on the night of Nov. 6.
You may elect a new president without giving him your 18 electoral votes.
Consider this rather remarkable truism of American political history:
No Republican presidential candidate – going all the way back to the first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln in 1860 – has won the White House without winning Ohio.
Mitt Romney could be the first.
This is not to say he will lose Ohio; he may, in fact, win the Buckeye State.