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Occupying Ohio: The Tea Party, Occupy Cleveland, and the Cold War That Wasn't

Rana B. Khoury | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics
Rana B. Khoury

For a couple of hours last weekend, the Tea Party gathered in downtown Cleveland for a rally entitled "Occupy the Truth." Yes, the Tea Party was opera...

Politicians Should Consider The Poor

Troy Jackson | Posted 11.07.2011 | Religion
Troy Jackson

In Ohio and around this nation, it is time we voted "No" to the politics of "considering the rich." I pray that we commit ourselves to the ancient wisdom: "Happy are those who consider the poor..."

Amanda Terkel

Progressives Plot Ballot Initiative Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Buoyed by grassroots energy from the protests in Wisconsin earlier this year, progressives are now planning an offensive strategy. Organ...

MLK Invoked As Ohio Union Fight Moves To Cities

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Opponents of bills in Ohio, Wisconsin and other states curtailing public employees' collective bargaining rights have planned a...

Ohio Police, Firefighters Decry Collective Bargaining Limits

AP | MEGHAN BARR and THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

(AP) CLEVELAND — Unlike Wisconsin's high-profile effort to limit collective bargaining rights for public workers, Ohio's includes police and fir...

Ohio Anti-Union Bill Signed Into Law By John Kasich

Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

(AP) CLEVELAND - Gov. John Kasich on Thursday signed into law a limit on the collective bargaining rights of 350,000 public workers, defying Democrats...

Ohio Collective Bargaining Restrictions Prevail, But Unions Vow Fight

AP | MEGHAN BARR and THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

CLEVELAND (AP) — Unlike Wisconsin's high-profile effort to limit collective bargaining rights for public workers, Ohio's includes police and fir...

Ohio Union Bill Poised To Become Law

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Labor stronghold Ohio assumed center stage Wednesday in the fight over collective bargaining rights for public workers as the s...

Ohio Union Bill Passes House Vote

AP | By ANN SANNER | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A bill that would limit collective bargaining rights for 350,000 Ohio public workers cleared the Republican-controlled House on Wedn...

Ohio Panel Approves Public Worker Union Bill

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A panel of Ohio lawmakers made a bill to limit collective bargaining rights for 350,000 public workers even tougher for unions ...

GOP Gov's State Of State Doesn't Solve State's Budget Mystery

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich gave one of the longest State of the State addresses in recent memory, yet he provided few specifics as to how...

Pomp, Protests To Mix On Day Of Ohio Gov's Speech

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Amid pro-labor protests Tuesday, Gov. John Kasich said in his first State of the State address that big changes are ahead for O...

Anger Brews Over Government Workers' Benefits

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Erin McFarlane looks at public workers, she sees lucrative pension benefits she doesn't ever expect to get. And it makes her mad. "I don't think...

Ohio Union Protests Preface GOP Governor's First State Of State

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH and ANN SANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Outcry over collective bargaining proposals in Ohio threatened to overshadow Republican Gov. John Kasich's first State of the S...

Hundreds Of Ohio Students Protest Funding Cuts

The Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

About 250 people marched across campus chanting phrases such as "no ifs, no buts, no education cuts" this afternoon as part of an organized protest of...

Laura Bassett

After Two Heart Attacks On The Job, Ohio Worker Wants Health Insurance

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sandy Dailey, 53, has been classified as a part-time worker at the food-service company Sodexo for 11 years. She cleans the stands at Oh...

Amanda Terkel

DNC Expands Role In Labor Protests To Ohio, Indiana

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Building on the momentum in Wisconsin, where tens of thousands of protesters have turned out to oppose Republican Gov. Scott Walker's ef...