Mitt Romney says the failed attempt to recall Wisconsin’s Republican governor should embolden conservatives. He also says it could offer his presidential campaign a dose of hope come November.
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.
Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch survived a recall attempt Tuesday, defeating her Democratic challenger and avoiding becoming the first lieutenant governor in the nation to be recalled.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker beat back a recall challenge Tuesday, winning both the right to finish his term and a voter endorsement of his strategy to curb state spending, which included the explosive measure that eliminated union rights for most public workers.
At the Norske Nook in Osseo, they talk about the pie. But bring up politics, and you get trouble. Mark Olsen of Mount Horeb is well aware of this situation.
Tuesday’s recall election in Wisconsin is being referred to as an indicator of what might happen in the Presidential race in November. Some pundits see it as organized labor’s ultimate stand.
Federal officials have designated three Minnesota trails national recreation trails.
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.
Wisconsin traditionally elects its governor and lieutenant governor as a pair, but a quirk in next week’s recall elections will give voters the chance to elect a Democrat for one office and a Republican for the other — a scenario that could spark a power struggle whenever the top executive leaves the state.
In just ten days, Wisconsin voters will decide if Governor Scott Walker stays in office or is replaced.
Wisconsin elections officials are reminding voters that posting photos of completed ballots on Facebook or Twitter is illegal — but high-ranking members of both political parties apparently missed the memo.
Gov. Scott Walker and his recall challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, traded jabs Thursday over a media report that questions whether Milwaukee police misrepresented crime statistics.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker released better 2011 jobs figures on Wednesday in an attempt to rebuff a central argument of those trying to recall him from office that Wisconsin’s economy has suffered under his leadership.
The Democrats’ hope for ousting Scott Walker is a low-key, well-liked Milwaukee mayor whose last brush with fame came when he interceded in a fight outside the Wisconsin State Fair and got badly beaten with a tire iron.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker has easily defeated token opposition in a GOP primary in a recall election that has become a nationally watched battle over union rights.