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Voters Get First Chance To See Walker With Burke

Wisconsin voters get a chance to assess Gov. Scott Walker alongside Democratic challenger Mary Burke as the two meet for a live debate broadcast nationwide.

10/10/2014

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Michelle Obama Rallies Young Voters In Wisconsin

First lady Michelle Obama is rallying young voters in Wisconsin’s governor’s race, saying if they show up to vote Republican Gov. Scott Walker can be defeated. Obama appeared at a rally Tuesday near the University of Wisconsin campus before heading south to rally for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn at the University of Illinois.

10/07/2014

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Gov. Chris Christie Campaigning In Minnesota, Wisconsin

Republican Jeff Johnson’s campaign for governor is about to get a boost from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie, who is also chairman of the Republican Governors Association, will be in Minnesota on Oct. 13 to campaign for Johnson.

09/29/2014

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Wis. Supreme Court Upholds Collective Bargaining Law

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s recall election and rise to national prominence.

07/31/2014

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Wis. Gov. Says He Knew Son Was Witnessing Gay Wedding

Gov. Scott Walker says his 19-year-old son’s decision to act as a witness at the same-sex marriage of a relative is not a policy statement. Walker was asked Tuesday about his son Alex’s decision to serve as a witness to the June 9 wedding in Waukesha County.

07/08/2014

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Grievances Aired Around Wis. Capitol Festivus Pole

The grievances have been aired, and many of them target Gov. Scott Walker and fellow Republicans. About 100 people showed up Monday to celebrate Festivus in the state Capitol, the made-up holiday made famous in an episode of the television show “Seinfeld.”

12/24/2013

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Walker Urged To Keep Kringle As State Pastry

There’s at least one thing that will bring Republicans and Democrats together. Three Republicans and three Democrats sent Gov. Scott Walker a letter on Monday urging him not to veto a provision in the state budget naming the kringle as the official pastry.

06/24/2013

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Dayton To Meet Obama To Talk About Fiscal Cliff

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and six other governors meet Tuesday with President Barack Obama to discuss the fallout of Washington’s search for a long-term debt fix.

12/04/2012

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Judge Strikes Down Wis. Law Limiting Union Rights

A Wisconsin judge on Friday struck down the state law championed by Gov. Scott Walker that effectively ended collective bargaining rights for most public workers.

09/14/2012

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Opinion: Walker’s Recall Victory Speaks Louder Than Protesters

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s blowout victory in his state’s recall election on Tuesday was predicted by virtually every poll taken prior to the election. He was the third to face a recall and the first […]

06/06/2012

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Wisconsin: The Day After

In a not surprising result, the attempt to recall a governor with a 30 million dollar bankroll did not work out for his opponents – or at least did not work out, completely. With the […]

06/06/2012

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Analysts See Broad Implications In Walker’s Win

After more than a year of fighting, Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker survived Tuesday’s recall vote, winning 53 to 46 percent over his Democratic challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

06/06/2012

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The Badger State

Over a year ago, people in Wisconsin started a long shot process to recall Governor Scott Walker and a number of other Republican elected officials. When Walker took his narrow margin of victory as an […]

06/05/2012

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Dozens Of DFL Volunteers Canvassing In Eau Claire

Dozens of DFL volunteers from Minnesota are canvassing in Eau Claire Tuesday to help Wisconsin Democrats get out the vote in the nationally-watched recall election.

06/05/2012

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Prescott, Wis. Voters Divided As Recall Election Nears

On the surface, the beautiful river town of Prescott looks peaceful and pristine. But with the recall election just one day away, you can feel the tension.

06/04/2012

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Talking Points: All Eyes On The Wisconsin Recall

The eyes of the nation are on Wisconsin as voters go to the polls Tuesday to vote on whether to recall Gov. Scott Walker or elect Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to fill out the rest of his term.

06/03/2012

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Wisconsin’s Walker Raises $30M In Face Of Recall

Republican Gov. Scott Walker has raised more than $30 million since he took office, including a remarkable $5.8 million in the last five weeks reported to Wisconsin regulators Tuesday.

05/29/2012

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Wis. Recall Ads Heat Up Before Primary

Wisconsin’s leading business lobbying group announced Friday that a $2 million television ad buy supporting Republican Gov. Scott Walker would hit the air statewide Monday.

04/27/2012

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Gov. Scott Walker Says His Policies Saved Wis. $1 Billion

Gov. Scott Walker says policies enacted since he took office last year have saved the state more than $1 billion.

04/23/2012

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Wisconsin School Staff Drops 2.3 Percent

The state Department of Public Instruction is reporting that the number of teachers and other staff working in Wisconsin schools dropped 2.3 percent this school year.

04/18/2012

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Recall Election Ordered For Wisconsin Gov. Walker

First-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he’s looking forward to making his argument on why he should keep his job.

03/30/2012

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Bachmann Blasts Gov. Over March 15 Deadline For Bridge

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann blasted Gov. Mark Dayton’s March 15 deadline for a Stillwater bridge bill on Wednesday. Bachmann called Dayton’s deadline “crazy,” and said it puts the project in jeopardy.

02/22/2012

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Wis. Democrats Still Searching For Walker Opponent

Supporters of a push to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office are prepared to declare victory in their effort to force the Republican into a recall election.

01/16/2012

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Effort To Recall Wis. Gov. Scott Walker Gaining Ground

Organizers of the effort to recall Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker from office they have collected 300,000 signatures, more than half of what is needed to force an election.

11/29/2011

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Wis. Governor Campaigning Early To Keep His Job

Embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is already campaigning to keep his job even though he may not face a recall vote until next summer.

11/27/2011

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