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Wisconsin Democrats Face Off In Recall Forum

Caledonia Patch | Patch Staff | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics

Tom Barrett and Kathleen Falk - the two top Democratic candidates vying for governor in the upcoming recall elections - will be exchanging their views...

Amanda Terkel

Leading Figure In Wisconsin's 'War On Women' Challenged To Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Aside from Gov. Scott Walker, no one personifies the "war on women" in Wisconsin for progressives more than state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Defends Repealing Equal Pay Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Tuesday defended his recent decision to repeal the state's 2009 Equal Pay Enforcement Act, saying tha...

Right-Wing 'Rock Star' Walker Huddles With Wealthy, Famous

AP | SCOTT BAUER and SEAN MURPHY | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — The preacher's son laughed and joked as he took a seat among the biggest players in Oklahoma politics, some of whom paid $10,000...

Let's Get Women Out of the Red

Gerald McEntee | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Gerald McEntee

No public official should have to stop and think about pay equity. It's the right thing to do. And it's the smart thing to do. When women do not get paid fairly, we all suffer.

Equal Pay Is About Economic Security For Middle Class Families

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 06.17.2012 | Women
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Let's pledge to make sure that this day continues to move earlier and earlier in the year until women don't have to work even one day more than men to earn the same wage.

Walker's GOP Foe Says He's Legit

Caledonia Patch | Denise Lockwood | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

Arthur Kohl-Riggs, a scruffy-haired 23-year-old political activist who used to serve pizza at the Children’s Museum in Madison until a few weeks ago...

Election Official Ordered Out Of Recall Following Troubles

Menomonee Falls Patch | Carl Engelking | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

It's two strikes and out for Waukesha County Clerk Kathy Nickolaus, whose latest Election Day pickle led County Executive Dan Vrakas to relieve her of...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Democrats Fight To Face Off Against Scott Walker In Recall

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's GOP presidential primary in Wisconsin may have attracted significant national attention, but within the state, Republicans are...

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker Proposes End To Wisconsin-Style Tactic

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

A Republican legislator in New Jersey has introduced a bill that she said would not allow her colleagues to repeat the actions of Democrats in Wiscons...

Romney Predicts Wisconsin Victory

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

FITCHBURG, Wis. -- Mitt Romney appeared confident Saturday about his chances of winning the Wisconsin GOP presidential primary during a campaign stop ...

Amanda Terkel

Democratic Mayor Jumps Into Scott Walker Recall Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) announced on Friday that he is jumping into the recall race to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), s...

Mitt Romney Throws Support Behind Scott Walker In Wisconsin

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney used a Wednesday tele-town hall with Wisconsin voters to give a strong endorsement to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican who is fig...

Journalists Participate in Democracy; Gannett Cowers

Dave Saldana | Posted 05.27.2012 | Media
Dave Saldana

Leaving aside the false, quaint conceit that journalists are neutral, Gannett has tacitly admitted that this action was motivated not by some high standard of journalism ethics, but by fear that some political bullies might call them biased.

John Celock

Wisconsin Senator's Surprise Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

A Wisconsin state senator facing a June primary election abruptly resigned Friday, plunging the Senate into a tie and shaking up the state's political...

Dates Set In Scott Walker Recall Election

Channel 3000 | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

A Dane County judge on Wednesday morning signed off on an agreement that set recall election dates of May 8 and June 5. The recall elections will t...

Issues Cause Walker Recall To Hit Snag

Patch.com | Denise Lockwood | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

The head of the agency that oversees elections in Wisconsin says there have been some instances of fraudulent signatures found on the petitions seekin...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Sets Up Legal Defense Fund

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) has set up a legal defense fund for the "John Doe" investigation of his time as Milwaukee county executi...

New Scott Walker Ad: 'Help Me Oppose The Recall'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is out with a new ad defending himself against the threat of a possible recall election. In the ad, called "Promis...

Scott Walker Asks For Help

Patch.com | Heather Asiyanbi | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics

After moving into a new facility in the Grandview Business Park this past January, Racine Metal-Fab is adding 25 jobs to its work force there. Gov...

Bad News For Scott Walker

Shorewood Patch | Adam W. McCoy | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

It would be a photo finish in a gubernatorial recall race between Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and nearly any Democratic challenger, according to a pol...

Man Charged In Recall Fraud

Caledonia Patch | Denise Lockwood | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

A man accused of falsely writing-in his neighbor's signatures on a petition to recall Sen. Van Wanggaard is facing nine felony charges. One of thos...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Recall Ad: Democrats Compare Governor To Richard Nixon

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Wisconsin Democratic Party is out with its first ad in the campaign to recall Gov. Scott Walker (R), comparing the governor to forme...

Dem Governor: 'Scott Walker's Already Lost' Recall Battle

National Journal | By Sean Sullivan | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

Regardless of the outcome of the all-but-certain recall election Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker is facing this year, Democratic Governors Asso...

Walker: Obama Has Advantage Over Romney

Bloomberg Businessweek | William Selway | Posted 02.25.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney will “do very well” in Wisconsin if he wins the Republican presidential nomination, Governor Scott Walker said, although President Bar...