09/26/2011 10:36 am ET | Updated Nov 26, 2011

Iowa Special Election Could Stall Progressive Advances

Depending on the outcome of an unexpected election scheduled for Nov. 8, gay marriage in Iowa could be at risk.

Unions are under threat, too. Nuclear power could make a comeback. In fact, virtually every hot-button issue that was once "settled" by virtue of Iowa's split government, could be resurrected if Republicans gain a seat in the Iowa Senate.

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