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Scott Walker Recall

This Just May Have a Religious Sensibility

Norman Lear | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Norman Lear

Governor Walker, Candidate Romney and those who speak loudest for him are down on labor, down on their unions and union leaders. They are, in effect, down on the working man's right to band together and, to coin an expression, petition their bosses for a redress of their grievances.

Ethan Klapper

Wisconsin Man Opposes Obama From Beyond The Grave | Ethan Klapper | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

On Tuesday, the day of Wisconsin's polarizing recall election, a rather polarizing obituary ran in one of the state's major newspapers. James Fran...

Wisconsin and America's Identity Crisis

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 08.06.2012 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

There's a struggle going on here, and it's not isolated to the Badger State. We may not be reading headlines about it yet, but in every state in America, a similar fight is brewing -- the fight over just exactly what kind of country we want to be.

Dave Jamieson

Following Recall, Labor Leader Insists Walker Win Not A 'Crystal Ball' | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Taking stock after Gov. Scott Walker's win in Tuesday's recall election, the leader of the largest federation of unions in the U.S. downplayed the imp...

The Daily Szep - Buying America

Paul Szep | Posted 08.06.2012 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Is Wisconsin Now a Purple State?

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Does Scott Walker's victory in the Wisconsin recall election mean that Wisconsin is now in play in the November presidential election? Short answer is no, for two reasons.

Turnout Key to Wisconsin Recall Results

Alan Abramowitz | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Alan Abramowitz

Turnout for the recall election was 91 percent of 2008 turnout in heavily Republican Waukesha County, the largest GOP county in the state, but only 83 percent of 2008 turnout in Milwaukee County, the largest Democratic county in the state.

Money Wins Wisconsin

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Police Investigating Death Threats Against Walker

Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

The Milwaukee Police Department is looking into death threats made against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) in the wake of his recall election victory,...

John Boehner: Scott Walker Win Shows That Americans 'Have Had It With Big Government'

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Scott Walker's victory in the Wisconsin gubernatorial recall effort is proof that people around the country want less government in thei...

Palin Has 'Not An Ounce Of Sympathy Or Empathy' For Barrett

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin offered congratulations to Scott Walker Tuesday evening, blasting union "thug" leadership for what she depicted as a mi...

Bob McDonnell To Obama: 'Stop Making Excuses'

AP | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says the solid GOP win in the Wisconsin recall puts the state in play for Republican presidential hopef...

WATCH: Stewart Mocks Scott Walker Recall Coverage

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 08.06.2012 | Comedy

Back in March, first-term Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker was ordered a recall election by the Government Accountability Board, and came out victoriou...

The Struggle for Justice Goes On in Wisconsin

Phil Haslanger | Posted 08.06.2012 | Religion
Phil Haslanger

As the tears and the cheers from Wisconsin's vote on Tuesday to keep Scott Walker as governor fade into history, a small group of us gather in a sanctuary near Madison thinking about the words of Micah, that Hebrew prophet who challenged the marketplace and the rulers of his time.

Walker's 'Rock Star' Victory Sparks 2016 Buzz

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

By James B. Kelleher MADISON, Wis. June 5 (Reuters) - Wisconsin's Scott Walker, derided by Democrats as "The Rock Star of the Right", ...

WATCH: Woman Slaps Tom Barrett After His Concession Speech

Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Democratic challenger Tom Barrett faced a throng of unhappy supporters on Tuesday night after conceding Wisconsin's recall election to Re...

Walker Win Demoralizes Protesters Who Began Recall

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

By James B. Kelleher MADISON, Wis., June 5 (Reuters) - Protesters who had besieged the Wisconsin Capitol in Madison 16 months ago, st...

How The Associated Press Calls Elections

AP | EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 08.05.2012 | Media

The call came at 10:05 p.m. EDT Tuesday, just over an hour after polls closed in Wisconsin: Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived the recall...

Mark Blumenthal

Exit Poll Shows Why Walker Won | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The published exit poll points to a reasonably clear explanation for how Scott Walker prevailed in the Wisconsin recall election. Walker...

Romney Predicts Broad Impact From Walker Win

AP | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Mitt Romney says the failed attempt to recall Wisconsin's Republican governor shows that voters want to cut spending and th...

The Man Who Can't Be Moved: Walker Sings His Way To Victory

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

Close, but no cigar. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) survived Tuesday's recall election, defeating Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) in a rematch of ...

Scott Walker Recall Election Puts Wisconsin, Governor In Spotlight

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wis. Gov. Scott Walker is only the third governor in U.S. history to face a recall vote. The effort to remove him from office beg...

Amanda Terkel

'Overwhelming' Turnout Reported In Wisconsin Recall | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Wisconsinites came out in droves on Tuesday to vote in the recall election, with long lines at polling places, large numbers of new voter...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: A Supreme Court Strikedown Of Health Care Reform Would Not Be A Boon To Obama | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Because political discussion is primarily forged in the flames of a pointlessly crazy news cycle, by a profoundly decadent set of pundits farting into...

John Celock

GOP Denies Voter Fraud | John Celock | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Republicans are saying they are not behind a voter fraud allegation tied to a phone number registered to the party. A spokesman for the ...