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Shan Wells | Posted 06.06.2012 | Denver
Shan Wells


Romney Predicts Broad Impact From Walker Win

AP | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Mitt Romney says the failed attempt to recall Wisconsin's Republican governor shows that voters want to cut spending and th...

Amanda Terkel

Walker Survives Recall | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Scott Walker did it. In the historic Wisconsin recall battle, Walker emerged victorious on Tuesday, beating back labor unions and Democra...

Scott Walker Defeats Tom Barrett In Wisconsin Recall

Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) was projected the winner of Tuesday night's gubernatorial primary by NBC News. The latest polls showed Walker leadi...

Scott Walker Recall Election Puts Wisconsin, Governor In Spotlight

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wis. Gov. Scott Walker is only the third governor in U.S. history to face a recall vote. The effort to remove him from office beg...

Wisconsin Recall Election Results 2012: Live Updates

Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

The Wisconsin recall election results have all eyes on the Badger State. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) challenged Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R)...

LOOK: Real-Time Wisconsin Recall Results

Election Dashboard | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

Live results: Wisconsin governor recall election — Scott Walker vs. Tom Barrett...

Wisconsin Recall Election: Live Updates

Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is fighting for his political life in a recall contest against Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) as voters head to the p...

Scott Walker, Tom Barrett Face Off In Recall Showdown

Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

By Nick Carey MILWAUKEE, June 5 (Reuters) - Wisconsin voters will decide on Tuesday whether to throw Governor Scott Walker out of offi...

Walker, Barrett Go Head-To-Head

Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

By SCOTT BAUER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADISON, Wis. — Following a brief but bruising campaign, both sides of the recall election targeting Wiscons...

Wisconsin Rematch Threatens To Deliver Fatal Blow To Walker's Governorship

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — The candidates may be the same, but Wisconsin isn't. In the tumultuous 18 months since Republican Scott Walker defeated Democra...

Tom Barrett Wins Democratic Primary, Will Challenge Walker In Recall Fight

Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett was projected the winner of Wisconsin's Democratic gubernatorial primary race to face off against Gov. Scott Walker (R) in...

Amanda Terkel

Tom Barrett Wins Wisconsin Democratic Primary | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The battle lines are finally set for the June gubernatorial recall election in Wisconsin. On one side is Gov. Scott Walker (R), a polari...

Candidate Runs Ahead In Primary To Face Off Against Walker In Recall Fight

Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

By SCOTT BAUER, ASSOCIATED PRESS MADISON, Wis. — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett hopes for a chance at a rematch against Republican Wisconsin Gov. Sc...

Dems Fight For Chance To Challenge Scott Walker In Wisconsin Recall

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics

* Milwaukee mayor leads Democratic primary candidates in polls * Wisconsin voters focused more on jobs than unions * Wa...

Cemetery Worker Accused Of Stealing $2,000 Guitar From Veteran's Casket

Posted 11.26.2011 | Chicago

A Wisconsin cemetery worker was charged with theft from a corpse Monday after allegedly taking a $2,000 guitar from an Army veteran's casket in Green ...

Amanda Terkel

Dems Complain Of 'Shots For Signatures' Deals In Wisconsin Recall Fight | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an effort to gather enough signatures to trigger recall elections of state senators in Wisconsin, some backers are turning to peculia...

More Professor Emails Targeted

Posted 05.29.2011 | College

If you're a labor-studies professor teaching in Michigan, emailing about Rachel Maddow may get you into trouble. Almost two weeks after Wisconsin s...

Wisconsin Republicans Target Madison Prof's Emails

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.28.2011 | College

William Cronon, the bearded, bespectacled Frederick Jackson Turner and Vilas Research Professor of History, Geography and Environmental Studies at the...

The Failure of American Teachers

Randy Turner | Posted 08.16.2012 | Education
Randy Turner

For a long time, I tried to fight it. Sadly, I've had my blinders removed. Public schoolteachers have failed miserably.

Sarah Palin: Union Bosses Behaved 'Like Thugs'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin weighed in on the latest developments in Wisconsin Thursday night, claiming that union bosses in the state had acted "l...

The Least Funny Prank Call Ever

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Vines

The fact that Governor Walker even considered deliberately sending in "troublemakers" into the Capitol to put my safety and the safety of thousands of his other constituents at risk should at the very least be grounds for impeachment.

Lessons in Pluralism

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Here is what is most important to remember about what the Republicans, extreme right, and Wall Street guys are trying to do: it goes against the entire political theory this country was founded on.

Millionaire Teachers and Bus Drivers Responsible for Wisconsin's Budget Deficit

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Vines

The Tea Party protesters and those that have been inside Madison's Capitol for the last nine days couldn't be more different.

UW-Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin Defends Talks With State

Daily Cardinal | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

After being accused of misleading students regarding the proposed split from the UW System, UW-Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin held a press conference...