Wisconsin's Republican Governor Scott Walker survived a contentious recall effort on Tuesday; it may pave the way for success in November.
Scott Walker is the first US governor to survive a recall election. While GOP leaders see Tuesday's results as vindication of his methods, many Wisconsin voters say the recall disgusted them.
Democrats in Wisconsin chose Tom Barrett, mayor of Milwaukee, to challenge Gov. Scott Walker (R) in a recall election next month. It's a reprise of their 2010 contest, but now Walker has a record to defend.
Wisconsin holds a primary Tuesday to choose Gov. Scott Walker’s opponent in the recall election. It could come down to independent voters, but how they’ll vote could be complicated.
Wisconsin lost 23,900 jobs between March 2011 and March 2012, according to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. It also lost more private-sector jobs than any other state.
Petitions calling for the recall of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who emerged last year as the national face of anti-union legislation, are due Tuesday. Signature-counting is set to begin this week.
Two local officials are challenging whether Senate Republicans broke legislative rules when they passed a bill that strips most state workers of collective bargaining.