On election night, Karl Rove through a legendary temper tantrum over the results of Ohio, and he refused, along with the Romney campaign, to concede the state to Obama. And Romney came close to winning the state, and likely would have won it had it not been for massive get out the vote efforts by groups like the Amalgamated Transit Union, and Mike Papantonio recently spoke with ATU president Larry Hanley about how unions helped deliver the state of Ohio for the president, and what the unions are hoping to see from a second term Obama presidency.

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Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He also hosts the weekly DeSmogCAST and serves as co-host for Ring of Fire on Free Speech TV. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced