Over the course of the day I want to hit some of what appear to have been the fundamentals in the race, what created the terrain on which all the blocking-and-tackling and tactics took place. They’re far from unknown but with all the screaming and shouting of the last month, they’re sometimes overlooked. One big thing: the impact of intense labor fights in Wisconsin and especially Ohio and the clear stand against labor taken by Mitt Romney. In Ohio at least, there’s little doubt he’s paying a big price. Here’s the story.