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Recall Election

Colorado Recall Campaigns Push To Turn Out Voters

Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

By COLLEEN SLEVIN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER — Campaigns were working to get as many voters as possible to the polls in Colorado's first legisl...

The Planned Parenthood "Distraction"

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

For a reporter, or even a talk-radio host, when a political operative says something is a "distraction," then that's the exact moment to start asking questions.

Getting Rolled in Wisconsin

Andy Kroll | Posted 08.11.2012 | Politics
Andy Kroll

The energy of the Wisconsin uprising was never electoral. The movement's mistake: letting itself be channeled solely into traditional politics, into the usual box of uninspired candidates and the usual line-up of debates, primaries, and general elections.

Walker: Let's Meet Over Brats And Beer

Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

By SCOTT BAUER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADISON, Wis. -- Gov. Scott Walker, fresh from becoming the nation's first governor to survive a recall electi...

How To Pretend You Understand The Wisconsin Recall Vote

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.04.2012 | Comedy

It seems like everyone on TV is talking about the Wisconsin recall election, which probably means at some point -- maybe in the elevator at work, in l...

Walker Rival Fails To Excite Ahead Of Big Day

Reuters | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE, June 1 (Reuters) - George Posker and Neal Muller, union workers at a small manufacturing plant near Madi...

Walker Uses Fame As Selling Factor In Recall Efforts

Reuters | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

* Could be third U.S. governor recalled from office * Pushed law to weaken public employee unions By Brendan O'Brien ...

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.

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...

Facing Tight Recall Race, AZ Tea Party President Pearce Double Downs on Extremists

Jeff Biggers | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

In the last laps of his close recall election, Arizona State Senate President Russell Pearce has doubled down on his extremist bona fides in a desperate appeal for funding and support from the nation's most notorious right-wing fringe activists.

Tea Party Scandal Explodes in Arizona Recall Election

Jeff Biggers | Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

As Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce replaced three members on the state's Ethics Committee over an investigation of a colleague's domestic abuse charges, his own campaign in the upcoming recall election spiraled deeper into allegations of fraud and ethic violations.

Arizona Immigration Law Mastermind Faces Recall Election

AP | By PAUL DAVENPORT | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has announced a Nov. 8 recall election for the leader of the state Senate who was the chief sponsor of the state's ...

Schwarzenegger's Legacy is a Mixed Bag

Byron Williams | Posted 05.26.2011 | Los Angeles
Byron Williams

California was dysfunctional before Schwarzenegger entered office and it will continue to be so for the foreseeable future.

The Case for Not Recalling Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

The great promise of Los Angeles' first Latino mayor in over 100 years has vanished in a cloud of disappointment and embarrassment.

A Tea Party's Quixotic Effort to Recall the Senate

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Never mind the Constitution: a Tea Party group from a rural northern New Jersey county is trying to recall Senator Robert Menendez.

Neo-Confederacy Erupts with Governors' Rejection of Stimulus Money

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Today, the Neo-Confederacy obstructs the federal government's attempt to alleviate some of the suffering of the descendants of those slaves even while the nation endures its worst economic disaster in 70 years.