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'This Needs to Happen Nationally': Ohio City Ditches Columbus Day to Make Election Day Paid Holiday
The city of Sandusky, Ohio is swapping Columbus Day for Election Day starting in 2020, ending the yearly celebration of Christopher Columbus and instead ensuring all city workers can get to the polls
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In Ohio, A Key Test for Politicians Willing to Challenge Corporate Power
If Cordray’s message of economic Populism and Progressivism prevails in this election, it will show not only the Democratic Party but the Nation that fighting for the people against entrenched corporate power is a winning strategy and the future of the Republic.
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A Buckeye’s Lament: What Has Happened to Ohio and the Midwest?
Away from the large urban centers, the Midwest has transformed into a stronghold of derivative Southernism: country music and mores, religious fundamentalism, the cult of the good old boy, reactionary conservatism of a primitive type.
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Protesters gather during a rally held by the group Common Cause in front of the U.S. Supreme Court January 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. News
'Setback for Voting Rights': Supreme Court Upholds Ohio's Voter-Purge Process
The ruling, Justice Sotomayor writes in dissent, "entirely ignores the history of voter suppression against which the NVRA was enacted."
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Rejection of Gerrymandering in Ohio Suggests the US Wants Fairer Elections
In both red states and blue states, steps are underway to limit how much districts can be drawn for partisan advantage.
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Primary Day: Lessons for Democrats
If they are willing to propose bold electoral reform, as well as new rules that "un-rig" the economy for middle-class voters, they’re more likely to turn opportunity into victory in November.
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Arguing Before Supreme Court, Rights Advocates Take Aim at Ohio's 'Illegal' Voter Purges
"If the court sides with Ohio, you'll see more red states making it easier to drop people from the voter registration rolls," one election expert argued
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Standing with Bernie Sanders at a Protect Working Families rally in Dayton, Ohio. News
Bernie Sanders Takes His "Protecting Working Families" Tour On the Road
With stops in Ohio, Kentucky and Pennsylvania
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'State-Sponsored Torture': Ohio Grants Temporary Reprieve After Botched Execution
Human rights advocates censured the state for making "a spectacle of a man's life," declaring "the cruel and unusual practice of lethal injection must end"
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Tyler Koral, 3, patiently waits for his mom Jackie, left, as she votes in last November's presidential elections in the Cleveland suburb of Independence. Views
Ohio's Illegal Voter Purges Shouldn't Be Getting Trump Justice Department's Blessing
Donald Trump's bogus assertion that millions of people voted illegally has been widely debunked. Still, his sham commision is being used to suppress voters.
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