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Dave Jamieson

Labor Leader: 'We Did Deliver' Ohio, Wisconsin, Nevada

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For a labor movement that's found itself on its heels for much of the past two years, President Barack Obama's decisive victory in Tuesd...

Wisconsin Loss Shouldn't Make Us Forget Other Wins for Labor

Bob Hagan | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics
Bob Hagan

Sure, Governor Scott Walker's victory earlier this week is a blow to the labor movement. But let's not get carried away. It does not signal that national voters are ready to begin a full-scale attack on public sector workers or abandon unions all together.

Conservative Talker Fears Impact If Scott Walker Loses

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

A conservative radio host in Kansas told listeners Monday that he fears for a more liberal Midwest if Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) loses in Tuesday...

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...

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,...

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 ...

Dealing With Disingenuous Teachers Unions: There are No Shortcuts

Michael J. Petrilli | Posted 01.14.2012 | Education
Michael J. Petrilli

If we want to win the fight for the more immediate future, we're going to need to take on the unions directly, and take over the school boards.

Unions Flex Their Political Muscle In Ohio

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Union leaders said Wednesday their success in striking down an Ohio law curbing collective bargaining rights for public workers poi...

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...

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

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...

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 ...

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...

John Celock

Ohio Issue 2 Creates Strange Bedfellows At Occupy Cleveland

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

The battle to repeal Ohio's controversial collective bargaining law is being credited with creating a good relationship between Occupy Cleveland and C...

John Celock

Gov. John Kasich To Face Little Long-Term Damage If Issue 2 Fails, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

With opinion polls showing Ohio's controversial law against collective bargaining heading for defeat in a Nov. 8 referendum, experts said that Gov. Jo...

Ohio's Middle Class Squeezed During Kasich Administration

Mother Jones | Mac McClelland | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

Erin blames the governor for her doubts now. She calls him some unsavory names. A lot of people are doing that. A couple of weeks ago, a poll showe...

John Celock

Ohioans To Vote On Collective Bargaining And Health Care

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

While Ohio’s upcoming referendum on the state’s controversial collective bargaining law has become the marquee issue on November’s statewide bal...

Amanda Terkel

Dirty Tricks In Ohio Ballot Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thirty television stations in the Ohio area have pulled an anti-union ad after news broke on Tuesday that the group behind it had co-opt...

Amanda Terkel

Ohio Collective Bargaining Supporter Co-Opted By Anti-Union Forces

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An Ohio woman who is such a strong opponent of an upcoming ballot initiative that she is willing to appear in ads opposing the measure h...

John Celock

Ohio Collective Bargaining Law Faces November Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

This is the first part of a collaboration between The Huffington Post and Patch regarding the November referendum over Ohio's new collective bargainin...