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Bad News For Scott Walker

AP | CARRIE ANTLFINGER | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — A majority of Wisconsin residents disapprove of Republican Gov. Scott Walker's performance and are dissatisfied with the way things ...

Laura Bassett

Wisconsin Set To Defund Planned Parenthood, Slash Family Planning

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is expected to sign a budget bill on Tuesday that eliminates state and federal funding from nine of the ...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Protesters Erect 'Walkerville' Tent City At State Capitol

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In February and March, thousands of protesters flooded the Wisconsin Capitol, sleeping in the building overnight and filling the dome wi...

Could Walker's Proposed Schools Budget Cuts Backfire With GOP Voters?

AP | DINESH RAMDE and DAN SEWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BROOKFIELD, Wis. — Barb Feest wishes she could take back her vote for Wisconsin governor. The suburban Milwaukee woman cast her ballot for Repu...

Scott Walker Budget Proposal Goes Far Just Beyond Unions

AP | SCOTT BAUER and DAVID LIEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — The showdown over collective bargaining rights for public employees is just the first step in a contentious debate over how to s...

Scott Walker and the Naughty Union Girls Hotline

Andy McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker thinks Union girls are bad news... and he's looking to get into some trouble. The sexy variety. Bow-chicka-bow-wow. ...

Collective Bargaining: Time to Stop the Blame Game!

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

If we want to seriously resolve our grave challenges, we must behave like adults and realize that we all will have to make some sacrifices -- not just the most vulnerable among us.

Wisconsin Protests Surge, Pitting Labor Against Lawmakers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Protests in Wisconsin continue to surge Friday, even as reports from Thursday evening claimed as many as 25,000 demonstrators had taken to the state's...

Labor Movements Under Attack in Madison, Wisconsin

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Republican Governor Scott Walker is wasting time attacking working folks instead of seeking honest, sustainable solutions to his budget shortfalls. It is a con game, pure and simple.

Lila Shapiro

Police Dispatched As Democratic Lawmakers Flee Wisconsin

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Wisconsin Democrats on Thursday fled the statehouse in an effort to prevent legislators from reaching a quorum and passing a bill put forth by Gov. Sc...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Faces Backlash For Threatening Public Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Public employees around the country have become the nation's scapegoats for the rough economy, with many Republican politicians in recen...

Wisconsin GOP Plan To Cut Worker Rights Draws Powerful Protests

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Thousands of teachers, students and prison guards descended on the Wisconsin Capitol on Wednesday to fight a move to strip gover...

Wisconsin GOP Poised To Cut Worker Rights In Budget Fix

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin is poised to strip collective bargaining rights from most of the state's 175,000 public employees in the boldest step ...