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Wisconsin Budget Protests

Wisconsin Senate Passes Controversial Budget, Sends It To Scott Walker

Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

By Jeff Mayers MADISON, Wis. - The Republican-controlled Wisconsin state Senate on Thursday night approved a two-year $66 billion state budget that...

Heroes of Wisconsin

Michael Berkowitz | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Michael Berkowitz

The people of Wisconsin owe many thanks to the crowds of a hundred thousand that thronged the state capital at Madison... and to the countless volunteers who took up the challenge.

Rights Ain't Right

Adam Geller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Geller

The question in Gallup's latest poll on public sector unions contains the loaded term, "collective bargaining rights," making the question more rhetorical and less balanced than is the norm.

Lila Shapiro

Wisconsin Protests Draw Thousands Of Workers Fighting For Key Union Rights | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MADISON, Wis. -- On Friday, February 11, at the same hour that the world watched the former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak resign his post, the newl...

Scott Walker Rejects Compromise Proposal

AP/The Huffington Post | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — To end a high-stakes stalemate over union rights that has captured the nation's attention, a handful of Republican lawmakers in Wisc...