President Barack Obama will attend two university campaign events in Ohio on Wednesday, a day after Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his running mate, Paul Ryan, wrapped up a bus tour of the battleground state.

  • The president will make a push to connect with college students and young adults at Bowling Green State University and then Kent State University for rallies in the schools’ basketball arenas. Obama, who has been reaching out to young people in several key swing states, will discuss the rising cost of education, job opportunities and student loan aid.
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  • Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to spend the day in Washington, where he and his wife, Jill Biden, will host a reception in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and the Naval Observatory.
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  • A new Quinnipiac University/CBS News/New York Times poll released Wednesday shows Obama widening his lead over Romney in three major swing states: Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania.