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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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Wis. Lt. Gov. Kleefisch Survives Recall Election

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.

06/05/2012

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Gov. Scott Walker Defeats Recall Effort

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.

06/05/2012

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Division Reigns On Wisconsin Recall’s Eve

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.

06/04/2012

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Esme’s Blog: The Stakes in The Wisconsin Recall

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.

06/02/2012

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More Than $61 Million Spent On Wis. Recall

Federal officials have designated three Minnesota trails national recreation trails.

05/31/2012

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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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Quirk Of Wis. Recall Could Lead To Unusual Outcome

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.

05/28/2012

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Clock Ticks Down To Walker-Barrett Showdown

In just ten days, Wisconsin voters will decide if Governor Scott Walker stays in office or is replaced.

05/26/2012

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Wis. Officials Unknowingly Break Law With Facebook

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.

05/25/2012

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Walker, Barrett Trade Jabs Over Crime Statistics

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.

05/24/2012

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Wisconsin Governor Releases Better 2011 Jobs Data

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.

05/16/2012

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Milwaukee Mayor Will Try Again To Beat Walker

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.

05/09/2012

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Walker Easily Wins Primary In Wisconsin Recall

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.

05/08/2012

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Wis. Recall Pits Friends Against Each Other

Carousel Consignments looks like your normal knick-knack store. It’s got everything from furniture to CDs. But lately it’s become something more — another battleground as Wisconsin lurches toward this spring’s recall elections.

05/05/2012

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