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Scott Walker Recall

Scott Walker's Win Only Proves Money Buys Elections

Ben Cohen | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics
Ben Cohen

The fight is not over, and Wisconsin proved that organized labor can still go to battle and fight hard. They'll just need more money to actually win.

WATCH: Colbert Celebrates The End Of Unions

Posted 06.07.2012 | Comedy

Just like his pal Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert used his Wednesday night program to react to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker winning his own recall ele...

Walker on the Roof

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


WATCH: Colbert Celebrates The End Of Unions

Posted 08.07.2012 | Comedy Wisconsin Governor recall Tom Barrett elimintaing...

Jon Ward

Scott Walker Joins GOP Chorus Begging Romney To Be Bold | Jon Ward | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Still basking Wednesday morning in his decisive victory in the previous night's recall election, Wisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walke...

Obama Allies Following In Walker's Footsteps With Contentious Position

The Daily Beast | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other Democratic officials gagged at the recall victory of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. But they should also be embolde...

Stewart: Fox Celebrates 'Gloat Fest 2012'

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 08.07.2012 | Comedy

On Wednesday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart followed up on his "Madison Men" segment by analyzing the different ways networks reacted to the recoun...

The Bad News for Labor From Wisconsin

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The defeat of the effort to recall Scott Walker from his post as governor of Wisconsin is less of a victory for the Republican Party, or even a defeat for the Democratic Party, as it is a defeat for the labor movement.

Reflections on the Walker Recall from California's East Bay

Nicky González Yuen, PhD, JD | Posted 08.06.2012 | San Francisco
Nicky González Yuen, PhD, JD

I'm feeling hopeful because we are also in the midst of an amazing period in history: One that has given us Arab Spring, Wisconsin's incredible occupation of state capital, then "Occupy!" and just this past month the Quebec student strike.

This Just May Have a Religious Sensibility

Norman Lear | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Norman Lear

Governor Walker, Candidate Romney and those who speak loudest for him are down on labor, down on their unions and union leaders. They are, in effect, down on the working man's right to band together and, to coin an expression, petition their bosses for a redress of their grievances.

Ethan Klapper

Wisconsin Man Opposes Obama From Beyond The Grave | Ethan Klapper | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday, the day of Wisconsin's polarizing recall election, a rather polarizing obituary ran in one of the state's major newspapers. James Fran...

Wisconsin and America's Identity Crisis

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 08.06.2012 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

There's a struggle going on here, and it's not isolated to the Badger State. We may not be reading headlines about it yet, but in every state in America, a similar fight is brewing -- the fight over just exactly what kind of country we want to be.

Dave Jamieson

Following Recall, Labor Leader Insists Walker Win Not A 'Crystal Ball' | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Taking stock after Gov. Scott Walker's win in Tuesday's recall election, the leader of the largest federation of unions in the U.S. downplayed the imp...

The Daily Szep - Buying America

Paul Szep | Posted 08.06.2012 | Comedy
Paul Szep


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.

Turnout Key to Wisconsin Recall Results

Alan Abramowitz | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Alan Abramowitz

Turnout for the recall election was 91 percent of 2008 turnout in heavily Republican Waukesha County, the largest GOP county in the state, but only 83 percent of 2008 turnout in Milwaukee County, the largest Democratic county in the state.

Money Wins Wisconsin

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


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,...

John Boehner: Scott Walker Win Shows That Americans 'Have Had It With Big Government'

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Scott Walker's victory in the Wisconsin gubernatorial recall effort is proof that people around the country want less government in thei...

Palin Has 'Not An Ounce Of Sympathy Or Empathy' For Barrett

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin offered congratulations to Scott Walker Tuesday evening, blasting union "thug" leadership for what she depicted as a mi...

Bob McDonnell To Obama: 'Stop Making Excuses'

AP | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says the solid GOP win in the Wisconsin recall puts the state in play for Republican presidential hopef...

WATCH: Stewart Mocks Scott Walker Recall Coverage

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 08.06.2012 | Comedy

Back in March, first-term Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was ordered a recall election by the Government Accountability Board, and came out victoriou...

The Struggle for Justice Goes On in Wisconsin

Phil Haslanger | Posted 08.06.2012 | Religion
Phil Haslanger

As the tears and the cheers from Wisconsin's vote on Tuesday to keep Scott Walker as governor fade into history, a small group of us gather in a sanctuary near Madison thinking about the words of Micah, that Hebrew prophet who challenged the marketplace and the rulers of his time.

Walker's 'Rock Star' Victory Sparks 2016 Buzz

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

By James B. Kelleher MADISON, Wis. June 5 (Reuters) - Wisconsin's Scott Walker, derided by Democrats as "The Rock Star of the Right", ...

WATCH: Woman Slaps Tom Barrett After His Concession Speech

Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Democratic challenger Tom Barrett faced a throng of unhappy supporters on Tuesday night after conceding Wisconsin's recall election to Re...