Opponents of a law limiting collective-bargaining rights cheer in Cleveland as they hear election results sounding the defeat of the measure in the Ohio general election on Tuesday. Amy Sancetta/AP hide caption

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Jason Petroff leads cheers at a protest outside Ohio's Statehouse, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, in Columbus. Jay LaPrete/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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