Gov. Scott Walker’s June recall election and the primary held a month before it cost taxpayers more than $13 million.
Republicans and Gov. Scott Walker spent more than twice as much as his recall election challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Democratic supporters.
Wisconsin lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agree that the state’s recall law needs to be updated, but they may have trouble compromising.
Wisconsin added 900 private-sector jobs last month as the state’s unemployment rate held steady, the state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday.
Nothing brings people together in Wisconsin like the promise of beer and brats.
A heated battle is taking place inside a giant U.S. public employees’ union after its crushing failure this week to oust Gov. Scott Walker — organized labor’s biggest political loss in decades.
As the dust settles on Wisconsin’s tumultuous recall elections, let’s acknowledge some of the winners and losers.
Gov. Scott Walker’s definitive victory in Wisconsin’s recall election is already reverberating in other state capitols. It exposed the shrunken political muscle of the unions that tried to oust him, underscoring their vulnerability to attacks from the right and inability to retaliate.
Talk about a sharply divided electorate.
Gov. Scott Walker, fresh from becoming the nation’s first governor to survive a recall election, wants to go about mending Wisconsin’s political divide in an egalitarian way: over brats and beer.