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New Ad Reminds Voters Of Major Scott Walker Fail

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

Wisconsin State Rep. Brett Hulsey (D-Madison) is releasing a new ad featuring clips of the infamous prank call between Gov. Scott Walker (R) and a jou...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker Opponents Collect 300K Signatures In 12 Days For Recall Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Activists pushing to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) announced on Monday evening that they have collected more than 300,000 signa...

New Report: Michigan Economy Is Moving "Significantly Backward" By Hiking Taxes on the Poor

Patricia Lesko | Posted 01.28.2012 | Detroit
Patricia Lesko

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, one of the nation's premier policy organizations working at the federal and state levels on fiscal policy ...

Group Opposing Governor's Recall Outed

Caledonia Patch | Denise Lockwood | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

"We cannot allow democracy to be threatened by those who would illegally destroy recall petitions with valid signatures on them," Ross said. "We inten...

Scott Walker Recall Activists Targeted By Threats, Thefts

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

The fight over a potential recall of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) took a dark twist over the past week, as anti-Walker activists reported receiving...

Walker Recall Rally Planned

Shorewood Patch | Adam W. McCoy | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

With hopes the surge continues, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin, United Wisconsin and liberal group We Are Wisconsin plan to conjure up more support...

Scott Walker Recall Effort May Be Sabotaged

Patch.com | By Denise Lockwood | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home

Residents who signed legitimate recall petitions may never have them counted by the Government Accountability Board....

Protesters Rally At Scott Walkers Home

Patch.com | By Jim Price | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

A crowd that eventually grew to about 1,000 descended Tuesday evening on the block where Gov. Scott Walker and his family live in Wauwatosa, kicking o...

Bell Rings For Main Event In Wisconsin Recalls

Menomonee Falls, WI Patch | Carl Engelking and Lyssa Beyer | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

The dust just settled after a series of heated state Senate recall elections over the summer, but those were just the prelude to the main event....

John Celock

Tea Party-Backed Lieutenant Governor Could Make History

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

The recall campaign launched against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) could also make the state's Tea Party-backed lieutenant governor the first state ...

Group Organizing Walker Recall Gets Cyberattacked

Patch.com | By Mark Maley | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Just hours before the official start of the drive to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office, the group spearheading the effort said that its w...

John Celock

Scott Walker Making Campaign Moves During 'Monday Night Football'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

On Monday night, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) will kick off his campaign to beat a recall effort ahead of recall petitions due to be mailed out Tue...

Pajama Parties For Scott Walker Recall Effort

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Political foes hoping to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker over his moves to significantly curb union rights in Wisconsin plan...

Official Walker Recall Effort Gets Off To A Surprising Start

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

The first official recall petition against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was filed Friday, kicking off a period of unlimited campaign fundraising that w...

Recall Walker Gains Momentum

Jim Worth | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics
Jim Worth

In October paperwork was filed with the Government Accountability Board to gather signatures to recall Governor Scott Walker after just one year in office.

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin's Voter ID Law Faces Court Challenge

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new Wisconsin law requiring voters to show photo identification when they go to the polls is being challenged in court, with a nonpart...

Scott Walker Recall Petitions To Start Nov. 15

Menomonee Falls Patch | Carl Engelking | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

The state Senate recall elections that captured the attention of the state and country earlier this year may have just been preludes to the main event...

Scott Walker Recall Effort Kicks Off Next Month

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — An effort to recall Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker over his contentious union rights law will begin Nov. 15, Democrats a...

Is Scott Walker John Doe?

Mary Bottari | Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics
Mary Bottari

Wisconsin has been riveted in recent days by reports that more of Governor Scott Walker's top aides may be implicated in a secret "John Doe" investigation into potentially illegal campaign practices during Walker's 2010 gubernatorial race.

GOP Lawmakers Making It Harder To Hold Recall Elections

Patch | Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics

Even with record unemployment and minimal job growth across the country, there is still one business that has demonstrated it is recession-proof: poli...

Scott Walker Law Keeps Unions At Bay

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

By SCOTT BAUER, ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin will no longer be obligated to bargain with its largest public employee unions aft...

Scott Walker Under Scrutiny In Wisconsin Corruption Probe After FBI Raid On Top Official's Home

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Friday all he knows about FBI agents seizing items from the home of one of his top agency officials...

Wisconsin Worker Fired for Email on Free Voter IDs

Mary Bottari | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics
Mary Bottari

A Wisconsin worker was fired last Thursday for reminding fellow workers that photo IDs required for voting are free under Wisconsin law.

Doubled Retirement Exodus - Nearly 5,000 Wisconsin Teachers Leave After Cuts

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 10.31.2011 | Education

MADISON, Wis. -- When students return Thursday for the first day of school across Wisconsin, many familiar faces will be gone, as teachers chose retir...

A Grass Root's Win in Wisconsin

Jim Worth | Posted 10.19.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

The recall elections, though described as a waste of time by Governor Scott Walker, was democracy in action, exactly the political battles our founder's envisioned.