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Defying obstruction, voting begins in Ohio

Crowds gathered at election boards early Tuesday morning, waiting for the doors to open on the first day of early voting in Ohio in the critical Nov. 6 presidential election.


Campaign intensifies in Battleground Ohio

Polls continued to show this past weekend that Mitt Romney is falling behind in Ohio, with President Obama now doing 50 percent or better.


Ohioans rally to support voting rights

Ohio GOP Secretary of State Jon Husted came under national scrutiny and ridicule when he let Republican-leaning counties have extended early voting hours while restricting hours in Democratic-leaning counties.


Puerto Rican parade features Latinos for Obama

Chanting "O-BA-MA, O-BA-MA," a feisty contingent of the recently formed Latinos for Obama marched in the front of Cleveland's annual Puerto Rican Parade


In Ohio, thousands protest new hydrofracking laws

Thousands marched to the Ohio statehouse and held a People's Assembly to map a fight back against laws enacted by Republican Gov. John Kasich giving the fossil fuel industry a green light on hydrofracking..


National student power conference set for August

"Young people are in the front ranks of people fighting against the corporate attacks on the 99 percent across our nation."


Senate hearing targets Ohio voter suppression law

Filling a federal courtroom and adjacent overflow room, some 300 Cleveland area residents heard two hours of testimony on Ohio's new voter suppression law.


Ohioans fight war on women

Chants of "women's rights, human rights!" and "Our bodies belong to us, not you!" echoed off the walls of the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus Apr. 28, as hundreds rallied.


Kucinich falls to right-wing gerrymandering

The defeat of eight-term Congressman Dennis Kucinich in last week's Democratic primary was a huge disappointment to the voters of Cuyahoga County.


Protesters slam Kasich for “selling out Ohio”

Protesters denounced huge tax giveaways to the rich and big business that the governor is paying for with cuts to education, mental health and city services.

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