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Scott Walker Recall Election

Secret Money Advocates Prepare to Unload on Milwaukee DA John Chisholm

Mary Bottari | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics
Mary Bottari

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm may soon appeal the Wisconsin Supreme Court decision that ended the five-county "John Doe" criminal investigation into whether Governor Scott Walker illegally coordinated with supposedly "independent" dark money groups during the 2011-2012 recall elections to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Gives Good News To Scott Walker

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.16.2015 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE, July 16 (Reuters) - The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Governor Scott Walker's campaign ...

Scott Walker Reveals Post-Recall Goals

Politico | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

Scott Walker has more political capital than any Republican in America after surviving this month's recall election. Now he intends to spend it....

WATCH: How to Own an Election

Bill Moyers | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers


Campaign Cash: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Bill Moyers | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

If you're visiting a candidate this summer and looking for a thoughtful house gift, might we suggest a nice super PAC? Thanks to the Supreme Court and Citizens United, they're all the rage among the mega-wealthy.

Getting Rolled in Wisconsin

Andy Kroll | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Andy Kroll

The energy of the Wisconsin uprising was never electoral. The movement's mistake: letting itself be channeled solely into traditional politics, into the usual box of uninspired candidates and the usual line-up of debates, primaries, and general elections.

Mark Blumenthal

Why Did Dems' Polls Get Wisconsin Wrong? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics

"It was a recall." That's the explanation offered by AFL-CIO political director Mike Podhorzer for a series of publicly released internal surveys b...

Is Wisconsin Now a Purple State?

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Does Scott Walker's victory in the Wisconsin recall election mean that Wisconsin is now in play in the November presidential election? Short answer is no, for two reasons.

Police Investigating Death Threats Against Walker

Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

The Milwaukee Police Department is looking into death threats made against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) in the wake of his recall election victory,...

Walker Walks the Talk, Obama Talks About the Walk

Ken Blackwell | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

Badger State labor unionists have been hard pressed to explain to themselves or to their supporters why the president they helped put in office has abandoned them in their hour of need.

Mark Blumenthal

Latest Polls Show Scott Walker's Lead A Varying Target | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The final round of polls on Tuesday's Wisconsin recall election are something of a puzzle, although the uncertainty is more about the ma...

Mark Blumenthal

11th-Hour Wisconsin Poll Shows Walker With Slim Lead | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) holds a narrow lead over his Democratic challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, in the run up to Tuesda...

Mark Blumenthal

New Wisconsin Poll Gives Edge To Scott Walker | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest independent poll in Wisconsin shows Republican Gov. Scott Walker maintaining his lead over his Democratic challenger, Milwauk...

Scott Walker Pitched His Message To Conservatives Nationwide, And It Paid Off

Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

By Kate Golden and Amy Karon
 Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism On Nov. 10, 2011, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker gave the keynote addre...

Scott Walker Attack Ad Hits Governor Over Jobs

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics

A political ad attacking Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is hitting the airwaves Monday, kicking off the first major ad campaign against Walker in thi...

Walker Slammed For 'Right-Wing Agenda'

Sussex Patch | Andy Ambrosius | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

In the wake of a new law signed by Gov. Scott Walker, Planned Parenthood announced Friday it will be suspending medically induced abortions, and Milwa...

John Doe Investigation Could Mean Trouble For Scott Walker

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

The Wisconsin recall election that could possibly oust Gov. Scott Walker (R) has more baggage looming over it. This week The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Jo...

Scott Walker Attacks: Campaign Releases Ads Against Democrats In Recall Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy and Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is out with ads going after two of the Democrats running to challenge him in the state's recall election. The ads r...

Democratic Battle Rages On Amid Fight To Oust Walker

The Journal Sentinel | Jason Stein & Patrick Marley | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

Democrats want to wrest the governorship from Scott Walker, but first they're going to have to avoid tearing their party apart....

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...

Good News For Scott Walker In Recall Election

Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) is currently enjoying a lead over his prospective Democratic challengers in the upcoming June recall election. Walker is...

Walker: I Will Prevail, Unions Face 'Waterloo'

Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he is confident he will prevail in the effort to recall him from office. "It's going well," he told Fox News' Gre...

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...

New Poll Shows Trouble Ahead For Walker

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

A new poll finds Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) trailing two likely opponents in a recall election. However, their narrow leads suggest a long road a...

Scott Walker Won't Challenge Recall Petition Signatures

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) won't challenge the petitions calling for him to be recalled from office, his spokeswoman said Monday. Walker has u...