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Wisconsin Recall

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

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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,...

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...

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...

Walker Win Could Bode Well For 2012 Candidate

Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MILWAUKEE -- Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall victory in Wisconsin sets the stage for what's now expe...

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.

WATCH: Ed Schultz's Emotional Reaction To Scott Walker Win

Posted 08.06.2012 | Media

A clearly crestfallen Ed Schultz lamented Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's victory in the recall election against him on Tuesday. After opposition for...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Other Big Winner in Wisconsin -- Andrew Cuomo

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics
Mark Yzaguirre

It would be better for the Democratic Party to face the issue of public sector reform in the manner that Cuomo has, rather than play the defensive game it did in Wisconsin.

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...

Amanda Terkel

Walker Survives Recall

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Scott Walker did it. In the historic Wisconsin recall battle, Walker emerged victorious on Tuesday, beating back labor unions and Democra...

Walker Walks the Talk, Obama Talks About the Walk

Ken Blackwell | Posted 08.05.2012 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

Badger State labor unionists have been hard pressed to explain to themselves or to their supporters why the president they helped put in office has abandoned them in their hour of need.

Scott Walker Defeats Tom Barrett In Wisconsin Recall

Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) was projected the winner of Tuesday night's gubernatorial primary by NBC News. The latest polls showed Walker leadi...

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...

Wisconsin Recall Election Results 2012: Live Updates

Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

The Wisconsin recall election results have all eyes on the Badger State. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (D) challenged Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R)...

Amanda Terkel

'Overwhelming' Turnout Reported In Wisconsin Recall

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

LOOK: Real-Time Wisconsin Recall Results

Election Dashboard | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

Live results: Wisconsin governor recall election — Scott Walker vs. Tom Barrett...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: A Supreme Court Strikedown Of Health Care Reform Would Not Be A Boon To Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Jason Linkins

Scott Walker: Vote For Me Because Ronald Reagan Died Eight Years Ago

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

Via Twitter, here is what I gather is Governor Scott Walker's "closing argument:" As a retweeter points out, this is the same Ronald Reagan who...

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood Optimistic For Walker Recall

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin has been working hard to recall Gov. Scott Walker (R) for over a year, and despite the polls leaning strongl...