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Clinton's Health Addressed During Campaign Stop In Dayton

April Laissle

Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton’s health became a focal point during running mate Tim Kaine’s visit to Dayton today.

The major topic of the rally at Stivers School for the Arts was college affordability, but the tone of the event shifted slightly during Former Governor Ted Strickland’s introduction speech.  

“Just let me say that I’ve known Senator Kaine for quite some time. He is a wonderfully prepared person to be the Vice President and to be the President, if that ever became necessary.” 

Kaine later said he has been impressed by Clinton's energy during the campaign. 

The comments come amid Clinton’s absence from the campaign trail, following a pneumonia diagnosis and a health scare on Sunday. Her campaign has said it’ll release her medical records in the coming days.

Strickland is locked in a tight U.S. senate race against incumbent Republican Rob Portman. Some recent polls show Portman leading the former governor by 10 points.