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When Things Go Wrong With Mr. Right: How Texas Women Can Mend Fences With Gov. Rick Perry

Christina Pesoli | Posted 08.30.2013 | Comedy
Christina Pesoli

I am still shocked at your embarrassing display of unladylike conduct at the Texas Capitol the other night. Governor Perry was trying his best to spare you from pesky decisions regarding your lady parts, and rather than thanking him for Senate Bill 5, you got all hysterical.

No Words: A Firsthand Account of the Wendy Davis Texas Filibuster

Rachel Farris | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics
Rachel Farris

I have been asked if it was planned. The truth is this: when you have no words left, when every word spoken has fallen on deaf ears, when the representative you have chosen to speak is no longer allowed to do so, sometimes all there is left to do is scream.

Matt Sledge

After Wisconsin Recall Defeat, Labor Movement Finds Consolation In Ohio | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Before there was a crucial recall election about labor rights in Wisconsin, there was a crucial referendum on labor rights in Ohio...

Anti-Union Bill Playing Big Role In Ohio Races In 2012

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

Union workers in Ohio are hoping that resentment about a Republican law that would have stripped public employees of their collective bargaining right...

The Best and Worst Moments for Workers in 2011

Kimberly Freeman Brown | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business
Kimberly Freeman Brown

From Wisconsin to Washington, D.C., on the football field and the factory floor, we've seen unprecedented attacks on working families from big corporations and their friends in elected office.

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


Amanda Terkel

Controversial Anti-Union Law Defeated By Voters | 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...

Time to Occupy Voting?: Progressive Upsurge Faces Tough Test in Ohio

Van Jones | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics
Van Jones

In the first major election since Occupy Wall Street swept the nation, Ohioans have a chance on Tuesday to repeal draconian restrictions on labor rights.

Mitt Romney Backpedals On Controversial Union-Busting Legislation

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney waded into dangerous territory Tuesday when he swung by an Ohio phone bank that was rallying support for the state's ...

Is John Kasich Hearing Whispers?

Dan Bimrose | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Dan Bimrose

Senate Bill 5 essentially kills collective bargaining rights for members of public unions. If SB5 stays on the ballot in November, Democrats statewide should receive a great boost in turnout from typical Democratic voters.

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 | 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...