Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Wisconsin recall

  • SHEBOYGAN, Wis (Reuters) - The mayor of a Wisconsin town whose heavy drinking last summer sparked pressure to step down lost a special election on Tuesday to a former Democratic state representative.
  • (Reuters)
  • MILWAUKEE — Political money has poured into Wisconsin in recent months - not for the presidential or Senate races but for a state vote getting national billing as a battle for the interests of the middle class.
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  • The Marquette University poll also hints at a challenge for Wisconsin Democrats, who have mounted an effort to recall Walker but who dont appear to have a solid candidate ready to challenge him.
  • (Syracuse Post-Standard)
  • The real David Koch has nothing but praise for Scott Walker these days. Wisconsin Gov.
  • Leaked documents show that the Chicago-based Heartland Institute is planning to spend $612,000 supporting Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and four GOP Senators in their probable recall elections.
  • (Center for Media and Democracy)
  • MADISON — A new report finds that 22 state lawmakers involved in recall and special elections last year raised $8.2 million dollars.
  • (Post-Crescent)
  • Questionable challenges to recall petitions for Wisconsin State Senator Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) bear a resemblance to a voter caging scheme led by Tea Party groups in the 2010 elections.
  • (Center for Media and Democracy)
  • MADISON - Wisconsin election officials say that the first election including the Presidential primary and general election and a possible gubernatorial recall election.
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  • A national group dedicated to electing pro-choice Democratic women has weighed in on the contest to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), where the Democratic field remains unsettled.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • When President Obama spoke to workers in Wisconsin last week, Politico accidentally made itself the story.
  • (TPMDC (blog))

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