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Wisconsin Assembly Approves Measure Limiting Recall Elections

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Wisconsin lawmakers took the first step on Thursday to limit recall elections of stat...

Gessler Files Suit Against Hickenlooper To Set Recall Election Date

Posted 07.15.2013 | Denver

Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler filed suit against Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper late Sunday in a move meant to force the governor to ...

John Celock

Kris Kobach Faces Recall Effort Over Voter ID Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R), who famously drafted Arizona and Alabama's controversial immigration laws, is facing a recall attempt over ...

The Battle of Wisconsin -- A View From the Ground

Jon (Bowzer) Bauman | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics
Jon (Bowzer) Bauman

Given the difficulty of the process, were the Wisconsin recalls worth it? The answer is still a resounding yes. This was the only recourse millions of irate Wisconsinites had to be heard, and the statement was made.

Incumbents Running Unopposed Should Not Be Rewarded With Full Terms

Steven Kurlander | Posted 06.23.2012 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

If there were contested general elections in every political race, there would be no talk of mandatory term limits because the voters would have a greater ability to vote out of office those who did not deserve to be there.

John Celock

Bobby Jindal Faces Recall Over 'Fascist' Policies

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

Two teachers have launched a recall drive to oust Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) and state House Speaker Chuck Kleckley (R-Lake Charles) from office....

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GOP Governor Threatened With Recall -- Again

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

For the second time in two years a group of Michigan activists is launching a recall drive against Gov. Rick Snyder (R). With a reworded recall pe...

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...

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...

Nikki Haley Targeted For Recall

West Ashley Patch | Jonathan Allen | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

Despite the challenges of making recall of elected officials possible in South Carolina, Stewart at the College of Charleston said it is more likely t...

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...

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...

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...

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Jan Brewer Recall?

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) could become the second governor to face a recall attempt in 2012. Citizens for a Better Arizona, the group that led t...

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Russell Pearce OUT In Arizona

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

With the signatures of three officials sitting around a Phoenix conference room Monday morning, Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce (R-Mesa) was officia...

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...

John Celock

Supreme Court Explains Pearce Recall Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

The Arizona Supreme Court released an opinion Monday explaining the reasoning behind its unanimous September decision to allow a recall election to pr...

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...

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State May Owe Recalled Official Money

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

At least one Arizona state senator thinks that an obscure provision in the state constitution could entitle recalled state Senate President Russell Pe...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Both Sides Now: Teavangelicals Perry and Bachmann Rising, Teaconomy Sinking

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpg Hilary Rosen & Kellyanne Conway debate who gets credit for our credit downgrade -- a hell-no Tea Party or a big-spending president? Then, are Perry & Bachmann creating a religious test 60 years after Kennedy's Catholicism didn't?