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Governor Scott Walker

Governor Walker's Day Has Come

Jim Worth | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics
Jim Worth

Only two Governor's have been recalled in our long history. It looks like the Wisconsin Governor will make history by becoming the third.

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker's Fundraising Pitch: 'Big Labor Bosses' Are Out To Get Me

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Big Union-sponsored mercenaries." "Bare-knuckle union attacks." "Strong-arm tactics." Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's (R) most recent ...

Protesters Plan To Counter Pro-Walker Rally

Patch.com | By Jim Price | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

Protests of some kind are being planned Saturday afternoon to counter the Celebrate Walker rally in Hart Park in Wauwatosa, according to several sourc...

Anna Staver

Veterans Board Revolts Over Scott Walker's Power Grab

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Staver | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is facing a backlash from his attempts to consolidate his power over a veterans agency that traditionall...

Wisconsin Dems Map Out Plan To Find Walker Challenger

Patch.com | By Adam W. McCoy | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

One large question looming over Wisconsin politics was answered Tuesday with more than 1 million petition signatures submitted to the state in the rec...

1 Million Petition for the Recall of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Mary Bottari | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics
Mary Bottari

Putting off worries about the future and the massive amount of work ahead, thousands of recall volunteers prepared to party tonight at Frank Lloyd Wright's Monona Terrace, the site of Scott Walker's 2010 inaugural.

Live Updates: Scott Walker Recall Petitions

Oak Creek Patch | Janine Anderson | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday, organizers of the effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker from office, will present hundreds of thousands of signatures to the state Government...

Scott Walker Distances Himself From Tea Party

Menomonee Falls Patch | Carl Engelking | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

Tea Party groups in Wisconsin and around the country have recruited nearly 10,000 volunteers from 49 states to scrutinize the signatures and verify th...

Walker's Anti-Union Law May Have Led To Record Number Of Retirements

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

A record number of Wisconsin's government employees retired in 2011, the same year Governor Scott Walker (R) pushed a law that took away the collectiv...

Controversial Scott Walker Billboard Removed

Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

A poorly-placed billboard touting Gov. Scott Walker's (R-Wisc.) job creation record has been removed, Wisconsin Radio Network reported Thursday. T...

Dems Using Walker Aides' Scandal To Raise Money

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Democrats are using a recent scandal surrounding former aides of Governor Scott Walker (R) to raise money. Supporters received an email o...

Scott Walker Gains Support

Wauwatosa Patch | Jim Price | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

A who's who of top Wisconsin Republican politicians are expected to appear at a Jan. 21 rally in support of Gov. Scott Walker at Hart Park in Wauwatos...

Scott Walker Recall Effort Could Add Up

AP | By TODD RICHMOND | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- A recall election to oust Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker from office could cost at least $9 million. The estimate from the s...

Scott Walker's Price Tag

Mount Pleasant Patch | Heather Asiyanbi | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Whether or not we have a primary if there is a recall election for Governor Scott Walker could have a significant impact on the cost. Statewide, estim...

Walker Looks To Avoid Criminal Investigation

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — With salacious felony child enticement and embezzlement charges swirling around former close associates, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Wa...

Dems Make Surprising Decision In Walker Recall Effort

Menomonee Falls Patch | Carl Engelking | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

But Democrats made it clear Wednesday that no more updates were coming until Jan. 17 "Anyone who sees numbers before that date can rest assured tha...

Scott Walker's Chickens Come Home to Roost

Rep. Gwen Moore | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics
Rep. Gwen Moore

The only thing "unusual" about the recall movement is Scott Walker's inability to listen to the will of the people of Wisconsin. As soon as he was elected he forgot who he was there to represent.

Lawsuit Challenging Walker's Anti-Union Law Could Be Revived

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A prosecutor asked the Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday to reopen his lawsuit challenging Gov. Scott Walker's contentious colle...

Al Sharpton Blasts Governor Scott Walker For 'Bogus Claims'

Posted 02.27.2012 | Media

Al Sharpton laid into Republican Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin for, according to Sharpton, spewing 'bogus claims' on Fox News' morning show "Fox ...

Walker Blasts 'Unusual' Recall Process

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) criticized his state's recall process, attacking the state's elections and ethics agency for allowing questionable...

Tommy Thompson's Secret Talks With Scott Walker

Ruth Conniff | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics
Ruth Conniff

As the political crisis was brewing in Wisconsin last winter, Governor Scott Walker rebuffed former governor Tommy Thompson's advice to reach a compromise with public employee unions, according to a state senator as well as a friend of Thompson's who was involved in the political drama at the time.

The Top 10 PR Blunders Of 2011

Rich Robinson | Posted 02.21.2012 | Media
Rich Robinson

Some blunders are unavoidable; often they are self-inflicted. One thing's for certain: 2011 provided some stunning examples of public relations disasters.

Walker's Failure To Keep Promise Could Create Recall Hurdle

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has made little progress fulfilling a campaign promise to create 250,000 jobs over four years, makin...

Wisconsin Senate Leader Confronted By Recall Supporter

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) came under fire this week for a campaign email he sent on behalf of Republican Governor S...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Opponents Reach Big Milestone In Recall Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In just one month, Democrats have collected more than a half-million signatures from Wisconsinites hoping to kick Gov. Scott Walker (R) ...