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Ohio Issue 2

Ohioans Who Want to End the Drug War Should Vote Yes on Issue 3

Sam Tracy | Posted 10.28.2015 | Politics
Sam Tracy

In less than a week, Ohioans casting their ballots will be faced with a difficult decision: how to vote on Issue 3, which would legalize marijuana for both medical and personal use while putting the Initiative's funders in complete control of cultivating the highly lucrative plant.

LOOK: Ohio Election Results MAP

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Here is where you'll find the Ohio election results for the 2012 presidential election, the state's Senate and House contests and how citizens voted o...

Governor Compared To Bin Laden

Anna Staver | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

An Ohio prison guard has lost his job because of comments he made on Facebook about the state's governor. According to the Middletown Journal, the ...

John Celock

'It Is Wisconsin And Ohio On Steroids'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

The war over public employee collective bargaining has moved to New Hampshire, where the Tea Party-controlled legislature has taken up consideration o...

Max J. Rosenthal

WATCH: Ohio Democrat Spoofs Rick Perry Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sporting a cowboy hat and a brown brush jacket like the one worn by Heath Ledger in "Brokeback Mountain," Ohio congressional candidate A...

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker Pushes Progressive Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Several 2011 legislative sessions across the country have seen progressives harnessing popular power to counteract more conservative legislation. Now,...

Kasich: 'Very Rarely Do I Read A Newspaper'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) said on Monday he "very rarely" reads newspapers. "You should know, I don't read newspapers in the state of Ohio. Very ra...

John Celock

UPDATE: Democrats Get Enough Signatures To Overturn Ohio Voting Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

Democrats and progressives in Ohio have just over a week to gather 10,000 more petition signatures to force a referendum to overturn the state's contr...

Sam Stein

Joe Biden, Hilda Solis Cheer Ohio Workers, Admonish Kasich

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has tread lightly with regards to getting involved in the collective bargaining battles being waged largely on ...

A Win for Workers, and for Us All

Randi Weingarten | Posted 01.14.2012 | Education
Randi Weingarten

"As Ohio goes, so goes the nation" has taken on new meaning. The people of Ohio used their citizen veto decisively to repeal legislation that would have stripped police officers, teachers, firefighters and other public workers of their right to bargain collectively.

Mark Blumenthal

Post-Issue 2 Poll Has Bad News For Ohio GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The defeat of Ohio's Issue 2 on Tuesday spells political trouble for Republican Gov. John Kasich and possibly for the Republican preside...

Tuesday's Biggest Loser: The New, New Mitt Romney

Michael Keegan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Michael Keegan

The new, new Mitt Romney has been doing everything he can to fit in. But on Tuesday, he faced a big setback: he found out that he had been trying too hard to fit in with the wrong crowd.

John Celock

Labor Leader Takes Issue 2 Victory Lap

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Connecting the results with the Occupy Wall Street movement, organized labor is taking a victory lap over Tuesday's repeal of Ohio's con...

Amanda Terkel

Big Wins For Progressives On Election Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's elections saw big wins for progressives around the country, who blocked right-wing measures on issues of voting, labor, immigr...

Reality Check: Republican Losers Did Not Overreach

Karl Frisch | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Karl Frisch

Conventional wisdom pushers and the Beltway chattering class have been scrambling to explain the crushing defeat Republicans suffered in last night's off-year election. To hear them spin it, Republicans lost because they "overreached." Ridiculous.

Tea BAM!

Shan Wells | Posted 01.09.2012 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Issue 2 Was UpHill Fight For Kasich

Solon Patch | Chris Mazzolini | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

In retrospect, Issue 2 never stood a chance. Opponents outmatched supporters in money, motivation and message. It's no surprise they had more votes...

Amanda Terkel

Controversial Anti-Union Law Defeated By Voters

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ohioans overturned a divisive anti-union law on Tuesday, delivering a significant defeat to Republican Gov. John Kasich and a victory to...

Amanda Terkel

Election Day Shenanigans In Ohio Issue 2 Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Union officials in Ohio are questioning whether proponents of an anti-labor ballot initiative are trying to trick opponents of the measu...

John Celock

Voters To Decide Fate Of Controversial Ohio Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

Ohio voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide the fate of the state's controversial collective bargaining law. Issue 2, a referendum on Senate Bill...

Mark Blumenthal

Will Ohio Repeal Anti-Union Law? Hard To Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two recent polls in Ohio suggest an overwhelming defeat in the offing for Issue 2, the ballot measure that would ratify Republican Gov. ...

Sarah Palin Sounds Off On Controversial Anti-Union Measure

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Ohio's Issue 2, a referendum on a controversial law curtailing collective bargaining rights for public employees, picked up the endorsement of former ...

Ohio Governor Fumbles Cleveland Browns Comeback Analogy

Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) fumbled the facts of Cleveland football history this week, when he tried -- and failed -- to make a sports analogy about her...

Citizens United Spends Big On Ohio Anti-Union Measure

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

Citizens United, a conservative nonprofit group, is launching an ad Thursday supporting Ohio's Issue 2 costing over $100,000, reports Politico. The 50...

John Celock

Future Of Ohio Collective Bargaining Law Discussed

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

A defeat of Ohio's controversial new collective bargaining law in the Nov. 8 referendum may not be the final death blow to parts of the bill. Polit...