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Scott Walker Recall

What Does Wisconsin See in Scott Walker?

C. Robert Gibson | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics
C. Robert Gibson

This underlying belief explains contemporary Republican governance: If the rich only had more money, things would improve. Now, 1 percenters from out of state are pouring in money by the truckloads to help Scott Walker beat the recall attempt, hoping such governance will continue.

Snyder Recall Effort Moves Into High Gear

Posted 05.30.2012 | Detroit

The approval ratings for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are trending upward, but that positive political sign hasn't stopped the Republican's opponents fro...

Walker's Wisconsin: Divided. (Conquered?)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Bashing Milwaukee for fun and profit...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker, Tom Barrett Face Off In First Wisconsin Recall Debate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) aggressively went after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) in the first of two gubernatorial debates, takin...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Recall Race May Be Tightening | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Wisconsin gubernatorial recall race is now a dead heat as voters have learned more about the corruption probe surrounding Gov. Scott...

Wisconsin Recall Election: Latest Updates In Race Between Barrett, Walker

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

After winning the Democratic primary on May 8, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is battling Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker ahead of the June 5 recall elec...

How Walker Divided Wisconsin

The New York Times Magazine | Posted 05.25.2012 | Politics

This past March, standing outside a Shell station in Mellen, Wis., in the state’s far north, Mike Wiggins Jr. told me about a series of dark and pre...

DNC Raises Money For Tom Barrett In Wisconsin Recall

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

The Democratic National Committee is fundraising directly for the Democratic Party of Wisconsin in an effort to aid Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) in...

Teachers Maligned As 'Radicals' In Pro-Scott Walker Flyer

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

A conservative group in Milwaukee helped produce an anti-teacher flyer that identified the names and salaries of Janesville, Wis., public-school teach...

In Wisconsin Recall, Both Sides Pin Hopes On Key Group

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Democratic hopes for toppling Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in next month's recall election may hinge on a strong turnout from you...

Scott Walker: The "Divide and Conquer" Governor

Jon Richards | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics
Jon Richards

A video recently went viral of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker telling a billionaire donor in January 2011 that he planned to employ a "divide and conquer" strategy to take away working peoples' rights.

Walker Recall Effort Struggles To Gain Momentum

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Amid signs that the effort to oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker is losing ground, Wisconsin Democrats and union leaders are preparing...

Dave Jamieson

Scott Walker Gave Dubious Testimony To Congress: House Dems | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

In light of a videotape that surfaced earlier this month, Democrats with the House oversight committee say they want embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Wa...

Scott Walker Gets Big Endorsement

Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin's biggest newspaper released an editorial on Saturday recommending that voters choose to keep Governor Scott Walker in office. (Read the who...

Scott Walker Forces Outspend Dems In Ad War

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) and his backers outspent Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) and his allies by more than 2-to-1 in the first week of the g...

Donations To Scott Walker Group Encounter Fraud Problem

ProPublica | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics

When MaryAnn Nellis tried to pay for groceries on April 14, her credit card was declined. Later, she said, she found out why: Her credit card company,...

DCCC Fundraising For Scott Walker Recall

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee sent a fundraising email in support of the Wisconsin recall on Thursday, in another sign that the nati...

Democrats Wield New Weapon Against Walker

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Lost in the hoopla over the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker after he took on union rights is an ongoing secret inve...

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...

Amanda Terkel

National Democrats Step Up Involvement In Scott Walker Recall | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee is increasing its involvement in the push to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), promising grassro...

Wisconsin Anti-Union Law Was GOP's 'Middle Ground': Republican Leader

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

Jeff Fitzgerald, the Republican speaker of the Wisconsin state assembly, assumed that Gov. Scott Walker's rollback of collective bargaining rights in ...

Walker's Official Work Time Declines As National Fame Grows

Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics

By Kate Golden and Amy Karon
 Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism On Jan. 28, 2011, two weeks before Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker unvei...

Intraparty Fight Threatens To Overshadow Walker Recall Efforts

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Gov. Scott Walker said Friday that Republicans gathering for the annual state convention this weekend should be focused on ensuring...

Walker Doesn't Remember 'Divide And Conquer' Quote

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.11.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said Friday he didn't recall the specifics of a January 2011 video in which he said he would employ a "divide and conq...

Walker Explains His 'Divide And Conquer' Strategy

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Newly released documentary film footage shows embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker shortly after his election describing a "div...