Wisconsin Recall Elections

An appeal to this verdict is now before the United States Supreme Court. But no matter how that ruling comes down, there
Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC), Wisconsin's premier lobby for corporate tax breaks and low-wage jobs, has unleashed a $600,000 ad blitz to strip Wisconsin's independent chief justice of her title just as the Wisconsin Supreme Court prepares to take up the "John Doe" criminal probe of Scott Walker and the special-interest groups that defended him against recall in 2012.
Randa ordered all evidence to be destroyed or returned and the prosecutors to pay a fine. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the
Johnson sent Walker a document saying that the Wisconsin Club for Growth's activities in the recall elections were overseen
"It's time we restore predictability back to the election process," said Republican Representative Jim Steineke, author of
"I think in a democracy, we ought to be accountable for what we do, so therefore I think that preserving the citizen's right
At the center of this effort were the Wisconsin Club for Growth, a spinoff of the national organization working to enforce
"There are some voices in the Legislature that talked about [expansion]," Walker said at the forum in Milwaukee, before defending
The year was 2010, and the loss of Senator Russ Feingold signaled the ringing in of a dark winter in Wisconsin.
Both challengers for the State Supreme Court signed last year’s petitions to recall Governor Scott Walker. Vince Megna and
Politico's Jonathan Martin took a close look at the Wisconsin turnout contest, and notes that while the organization Republicans
With time expiring in the Monday night matchup, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hurled a "Hail Mary" that dropped
Nine Wisconsin state senators faced recall elections in the summer of 2011. This spring, the governor, lieutenant governor
Another state senator, Tim Cullen, said on Tuesday he was leaving the Democratic caucus, and would decide whether to become
Democrats retook a one-seat majority in the Senate after Democrat John Lehman unseated Republican incumbent Van Wanggaard
The governor, who recently won a historic recall election in Wisconsin, said that contrary to a widespread perception of
Emphasis, of course, on the "without being subject to the disclosure requirements" part. After all, while the Walll Street
Governments all over the country -- and the world, as well -- are trying to balance the harm done by Wall Street on the backs of workers, especially public employees. Unions from all over have hit the streets and made their voices heard to stop the assaults on workers.
He has about $1.6 million in cash in his campaign fund. The recall victory raised warning flags for President Barack Obama
The downgrades in the credit ratings of major banks mean very little to the average consumer, but the downgrade in the credibility of Congress and the mess we have made of our financial regulatory structure should give us all pause.