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After collective bargaining, Walker tries to lower his profile

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker talks with at a Talk With Walker event in Madison, Wis. Walker became a conservative darling when, as a new Republican governor, he waged a high-profile battle to break the power of public employee unions in his traditionally pro-labor state, and then survived a recall election. Now Walker is preaching moderation and calm as he gets ready for his State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, M.P. King.)

Scott Walker became a conservative darling when, as a new Republican governor, he launched a bold -- and successful -- effort to break the power of public employee unions in his traditionally pro-labor state, and then survived a union-led campaign to recall him. Clearly, he was a man on a mission.

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In Wis. recalls, union is dirty word on both sides

By ?SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One TV ad criticizes a Democratic candidate’s driving record ending with dash-cam video of him running a red light and striking a bicyclist. Another says a GOP senator favors and end ...

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