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  New Ohio budget includes new abortion restrictions

GOP sneak tactic gives Ohio new anti-abortion laws with new budget

  State Representative Connie Pillich talks with Rachel Maddow about Ohio Republicans with the help of Governor Kasich sneaking the most restrictive new abortion measures in the country into the state budget bill to avoid Texas-style public backlash over amendments they knew couldn't survive public sc

Kasich signs $62B, 2-year Ohio budget

Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed the state's $62 billion state spending plan into law Sunday after vetoing an attempt by legislators to block his administration from expanding Medicaid to additional low-income residents — but he left in place a new requirement that doctors inform pregnant women seeking Full story

Ohio anti-abortion bill includes restriction on rape counseling

  Rachel Maddow reports on a radical anti-abortion bill pending in Ohio that binds any rape counseling center that takes state funding from telling a rape victim that she can get an abortion - just a small facet of a nationwide state-level Republican war on women.

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  Gregory: What makes Ohio different?

Vice Chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Carly Fiorina; Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne; New York Times columnist David Brooks; MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow; and NBC’s Chuck Todd discuss the importance of Ohio in this presidential election.

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Ohio Governor John Kasich speaks during the CERAWEEK global energy conference in Houston in this March 7, 2012 file photo. Kasich, is no fan of President Barack Obama's health reform law. But he has become an unlikely proponent of one element of Obamacare - expansion of Medicaid healthcare coverage