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  • February 29, 2012   BY Terence Burlij  

    Mitt Romney speaks during a Feb. 29 campaign rally at Capital University in Bexley, Ohio; photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images BEXLEY, Ohio | There was nothing subtle about Mitt Romney’s pitch to Ohio voters Wednesday. The former Massachusetts governor entered … Continue reading

  • February 27, 2012  

    In other news Monday, Syria’s opposition reported as many as 138 deaths as new protests surfaced against the regime. The Syrian Red Crescent reached the besieged city of Homs and evacuated three people. Also, ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh will leave Yemen within two days to go into exile in Ethiopia. Continue reading

  • November 9, 2011  

    Voters around the country went to the polls on Tuesday to answer some critical ballot questions. Judy Woodruff examines the results in Ohio, where voters overturned a law curbing union rights, with Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler. Continue reading

  • October 19, 2011  

    In other news Wednesday, the Federal Reserve reported that the U.S. economy improved slightly in most regions in September and early October. Also, Citigroup agreed to $285 million in fines and repayments to investors to settle charges it committed civil fraud before the housing collapse. Continue reading

  • October 14, 2011  

    A controversial new Ohio law aimed at restricting the collective-bargaining rights of 360,000 unionized public employees has led to a major political fight and a voter referendum in this battleground state. Gwen Ifill reports on the issue that has both sides spending millions to mobilize their voters for an off-year election. Continue reading

  • July 19, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    One more day’s worth of reaction to our Lincoln Electric story, which has generated so much comment on PBS’ Facebook page. It comes from Frank Koller, the Canadian journalist we interviewed, author of the book on Lincoln, “Spark.” Frank read … Continue reading

  • July 18, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Watch ‘Cleveland Manufacturer Welds Together Job Security, Profits.’ We received a flurry of worried responses to our Lincoln Electric story from Wednesday night. They deserve an airing and a reply. First, from Dean Brown in New Hampshire: “You spent a … Continue reading

  • July 13, 2011   BY Paul Solman 

    Editor’s Note: On Wednesday’s program, a look at an improbable Rust Belt success story. With a guaranteed no-layoff policy and average pay of almost $70,000 this year, Lincoln Electric is atypical of U.S. companies. We last visited the Cleveland, Ohio … Continue reading

  • July 13, 2011   BY Paul Solman 

    Editor’s Note: On Wednesday’s program, a look at an improbable Rust Belt success story. With a guaranteed no-layoff policy and average pay of almost $70,000 this year, Lincoln Electric is atypical of U.S. companies. We last visited the Cleveland, Ohio … Continue reading

  • July 13, 2011  

    Economics correspondent Paul Solman revisits Lincoln Electric, a welding manufacturing company based outside Cleveland, Ohio. Through its use of merit-based profit-sharing and a no-layoff policy, the firm is an unlikely Rust Belt success story that hasn’t laid off anyone for financial reasons since World War II. Continue reading

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