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Federal Court Lifts Injunction In Scott Walker Case

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday removed one barrier to restarting an investigation into possible illegal coordination betw...

Walker Will Push Wisconsin State Legislature To Modify Voter ID Requirements

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) told reporters Tuesday that he considers voter identification laws the most "pressing" election-related issue in the s...

Scott Walker Dodges Bullet

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — A secret investigation into illegal campaign activity by former aides and associates of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker quietly clos...

Russ Feingold Raising Money In Wisconsin Recall Race

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

On May 30, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) will have two big fundraisers to help him raise money in his campaign to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker...

Amanda Terkel

Democratic Mayor Jumps Into Scott Walker Recall Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) announced on Friday that he is jumping into the recall race to unseat Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), s...

Former Scott Walker Aide Pleads Guilty

Appleton Post-Crescent | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- A staffer who worked for Gov. Scott Walker when Walker was the Milwaukee County executive has pleaded guilty to two charges of posting pr...

Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker's Fundraising Pitch: 'Big Labor Bosses' Are Out To Get Me

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Big Union-sponsored mercenaries." "Bare-knuckle union attacks." "Strong-arm tactics." Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's (R) most recent ...

Anna Staver

Veterans Board Revolts Over Scott Walker's Power Grab

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Staver | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is facing a backlash from his attempts to consolidate his power over a veterans agency that traditionall...

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....

LIVE BLOG: Walker Recall Effort Now Under Way

Patch | Adam W. McCoy | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

Real-time coverage of the first day of the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office. Stay on top of what's happening with the recall a...

It's Recall Time For Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

Mother Jones | Andy Kroll | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

In late September, Democratic pollster Paul Maslin met with staffers from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin in a bright conference room with a view of...

Scott Walker Recall Effort Picks Up Steam

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — The resounding rejection of an anti-union law by Ohio voters provides a huge boost for Democrats and union officials preparing f...

Why Are Republicans Playing With Fire?

Harlan Green | Posted 10.05.2011 | Business
Harlan Green

The reports that 4,000 FAA employees and up to 70,000 airport construction workers narrowly escaped being laid off until Labor Day because Congress went on vacation is unbelievably true.

Eight Civics Lessons from Governor Walker

Diane Ravitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Ravitch

By his negative example, Governor Scott Walker has reminded us about the rights and obligations of citizenship and about the importance of standing up for the rights of children and workers to sustain a functioning democracy.

Scapegoating Educators

Franklin Schargel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Franklin Schargel

Educators did not cause today's deficit problem. But it is easier to target educators rather than the financial, insurance and banking industries that did.

Wisconsin Layoff Notices Coming Tomorrow

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that he will issue layoff notices to 1,500 state workers on Friday if his proposal forcing ...

Solidarity Protests Draw Thousands Across U.S.

Reuters | Michelle Nichols | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thousands of people rallied in cities across the United States on Saturday to express solidarity with Wisconsin public sector ...

Arthur Delaney

'Magnets In Our Shoulders': The Union Of Unions

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, WIS -- For the past ten days, tens of thousands of union protesters have swarmed the state capitol building in Madison, Wis. to protest Repub...

Buffalo Beast Website Goes Down

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The online news site Buffalo Beast has gone offline after publishing a prank phone call between Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and a Buffalo Beast editor...

Neighboring States Celebrate Tax Hike, But Will It Really Help Them?

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — While many states consider boosting their economies with tax cuts, Illinois officials are betting on the opposite tactic: dr...