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From Ohio to Wisconsin: Stage is Set for Scott Walker Recall From Ohio to Wisconsin: Stage is Set for Scott Walker Recall

 The Wisconsin governor says his circumstance is different. But that's not what he told a caller he thought was David Koch.

Nov 14, 2011 / Blog / John Nichols

From Ohio to Wisconsin: Stage is Set for Scott Walker Recall From Ohio to Wisconsin: Stage is Set for Scott Walker Recall

 The Wisconsin governor says his circumstance is different. But that's not what he told a caller he thought was David Koch.

Nov 14, 2011 / Blog / John Nichols

Labor Rights, Abortion Rights, Immigrant Rights, Voting Rights Prevail

Labor Rights, Abortion Rights, Immigrant Rights, Voting Rights Prevail Labor Rights, Abortion Rights, Immigrant Rights, Voting Rights Prevail

In a rebuff to GOP extremism, voters reject Mississippi’s personhood amendment and Ohio’s attack on labor rights. 

Nov 9, 2011 / Blog / John Nichols

Occupy the Polls: Tuesday’s Critical Tests of Political Power

Occupy the Polls: Tuesday’s Critical Tests of Political Power Occupy the Polls: Tuesday’s Critical Tests of Political Power

Labor rights, voter rights, gay rights, immigrant rights, Democratic renewal, independent progressives, a sheriff with a heart and “Occupy” candidates: all on the ballo...

Nov 7, 2011 / Blog / John Nichols

Slide Show: The Most Important Referendums on This Month’s Ballots—From Mississippi to Ohio and Beyond

Slide Show: The Most Important Referendums on This Month’s Ballots—From Mississippi to Ohio and Beyond Slide Show: The Most Important Referendums on This Month’s Ballots—From Mississippi to Ohio and Beyond

Nov 4, 2011 / Photo Essay / The Nation

Melissa Harris-Perry: Mississippi’s Attempt to Limit Women’s Reproductive Rights Melissa Harris-Perry: Mississippi’s Attempt to Limit Women’s Reproductive Rights

A Constitutional amendment is on the November 8 ballot in Mississippi which wants to amend the Bill of Rights to declare a fertilized human egg as a legal person.

Oct 27, 2011 / Nation in the News / Press Room

Karl Rove’s 2011 Election Priority: Busting Public-Sector Unions in Ohio Karl Rove’s 2011 Election Priority: Busting Public-Sector Unions in Ohio

The former White House political czar, who pulls so many Republican and conservative strings, is all over the fight to defend Ohio Governor John Kasich’s anti-union law....

Oct 25, 2011 / Blog / John Nichols

How Liz Cheney Is Funding the War on Labor Rights in Ohio How Liz Cheney Is Funding the War on Labor Rights in Ohio

The former vice president's daughter leads a group that is pouring money into Ohio, hoping to prevent voters from overturning Governor John Kasich’s anti-labor legislation.

Oct 18, 2011 / Blog / John Nichols

Major Unions Endorse Wisconsin Recall Drive as a 99 Percent Solution Major Unions Endorse Wisconsin Recall Drive as a 99 Percent Solution

Anti-labor governor could be the first prominent politician displaced by a new anticorporate movement.

Oct 12, 2011 / Blog / John Nichols

Wisconsin Drive to Recall Walker Starts November 15 Wisconsin Drive to Recall Walker Starts November 15

Activists say they will begin the process of booting anti-labor Republican Scott Walker. But the governor and his allies are putting pressure on the board that oversees elections.

Oct 11, 2011 / Blog / John Nichols

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