Mike Huckabee, former Republican governor of Arkansas and currently a Fox News host, has brought his party's voter suppression efforts completely out of the closet.
The Cleveland AFL-CIO gave the Occupy Wall Street movement a warm welcome of solidarity.
A few hundred union members and community residents gathered at Youngstown State University in a kickoff rally to gather support for the statewide campaign to defeat Issue Number 2 on the Ohio ballot.
The labor-backed group, Fair Elections Ohio, has submitted almost 320,000 signatures to place the reversal of the state's new voter suppression law on the ballot. This puts the law's provisions on hold for the 2011 and 2012 election cycles.
Environmental activists rallied outside the Ohio State University Student Union, where Republican Gov. John Kasich held an energy summit.
Seated in her power wheelchair in front of a bus with a large red X painted on its side, Donna Prease called for blocking massive cuts to public transit.
Facing calls by area members of Congress for a Justice Department investigation, Secretary of State John Husted retracted a threat not to process mail ballot applications sent to voters by the Cuyahoga County government.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich escalated his radical program of open class warfare last week with his new two-year budget.
Corey Saylor, National Government Affairs Director, described CAIR as being at the forefront of the defense of civil liberties for all Americans.
With a petition drive to repeal his union-busting law in full swing, Ohio Gov. John Kasich faces growing isolation and sharply declining support.