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The battle for Ohio

Historically, Ohio is known as the “Buckeye State,” but for presidential candidates looking to secure a place in the White House, the state’s nickname could be the “make-it-or-break-it state.”

No Republican candidate has won the presidency without carrying Ohio since the election of Abraham Lincoln. And from the election of 1904 through that of 2004, the candidate who won Ohio won the presidency 24 out of 26 times.

Need to Know host Jeff Greenfield toured the Midwestern battleground to see what the GOP’s chances will be in Ohio this time around.