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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Appears In Chicago With Advice On Pension Reform

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was in Chicago on Monday, with some advice on pension reform.

WBBM Newsradio–06/26/2012

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Walker’s Recall Victory Speaks Louder Than Protesters

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s blowout victory in his state’s recall election on Tuesday was predicted by virtually every poll taken prior to the election. He was the third to face a recall and the first […]

06/06/2012

"I voted" stickers are seen on June 5, 2012 at the town hall polling station in the town of Hudson, Wisconsin, during voting for current Governor Scott Walker and challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. The recall election marks just the third time in US history that a state governor has been challenged midterm. Wisconsin is a key swing state in the November presidential election. It is seen as leaning toward Obama, but Tuesday's vote could show an inclination to flip toward Republican challenger Mitt Romney. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Wisconsin: The Day After

In a not surprising result, the attempt to recall a governor with a 30 million dollar bankroll did not work out for his opponents – or at least did not work out, completely. With the […]

06/06/2012

Scott Walker

Lake County Republicans Cheer Walker’s Victory In Wisconsin

About 15 Lake County Young Republicans cheered in a Grayslake bar as they watched Scott Walker win his recall election over Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett.

WBBM Newsradio–06/06/2012

A Tom Barrett Supporter in Wisconsin (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

The Badger State

Over a year ago, people in Wisconsin started a long shot process to recall Governor Scott Walker and a number of other Republican elected officials. When Walker took his narrow margin of victory as an […]

06/05/2012

Walker, Barrett Support Signs

Caliendo: Wisconsin Recall Outcome Depends On Mobilization

Both Republicans and Democrats are watching the gubernatorial recall election in Wisconsin very closely, as it could have implications for the presidential race.

CBS 2–06/05/2012

Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (left) is up against Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (right) in his bid to avoid being recalled from office, in the wake of his successful push to essentially eliminate union bargaining rights for government workers in Wisconsin. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images and Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty)

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Wins Recall Election

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a historic recall election on Tuesday, beating Democratic challenger and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in his bid to keep his job after his controversial fight with labor unions over collective bargaining rights.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (left) is up against Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (right) in his bid to avoid being recalled from office, in the wake of his successful push to essentially eliminate union bargaining rights for government workers in Wisconsin. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images and Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty)

Illinois Democrats, Republicans Look To Impact Walker Recall Election In Wisconsin

A local political expert says the fight in Wisconsin over whether to recall Gov. Scott Walker is an unfortunate event for both sides in the political battle.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (left) is up against Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett (right) in his bid to avoid being recalled from office, in the wake of his successful push to essentially eliminate union bargaining rights for government workers in Wisconsin. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images and Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty)

Walker To Face Milwaukee Mayor In Wisconsin Recall Election

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett won the Democratic primary Tuesday in Wisconsin’s historic recall election, leaving him with a short four weeks to make the closing argument that Republican Gov. Scott Walker should be booted from office after 16 contentious months on the job.

05/08/2012

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Chicago Workers Protest Gov. Walker’s Speech In Springfield

Dozens of Chicago union workers boarded buses to Springfield Tuesday morning, where they joined about 3,000 other workers protesting today’s speech by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2012

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Recall Election Ordered Against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

The elections board in Wisconsin has ordered a historic recall election against Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2012

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Illinois Union: Scott Walker Is Too Extreme For Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, the process of verifying signatures collected to recall Republican Governor Scott Walker begins Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.  (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Occupy Chicago Demonstrators Protest Wisconsin Gov. Walker

Protesters gathered Thursday morning in front of the Union League Club downtown, where Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was speaking.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

Wisconsin Protest

Ind. Prosecutor Quits After E-Mails About Wis. Protesters

A lawsuit that led to the release of hundreds of e-mails to Wisconsin’s Gov. Scott Walker has resulted in the resignation of a prosecutor in Indiana.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011

Wisconsin State Assembly Democrats

Judge Blocks Wisconsin Law Curbing Unions

A Wisconsin judge has temporarily blocked the new law restricting unions that led 14 state senators to Illinois for weeks to avoid a vote.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

Wisconsin Protest

Union Leaders Plan To Fight After Wisconsin Vote

Union leaders say they are mounting a major counter-attack against Republicans nationwide, after Wisconsin lawmakers succeeded in stripping nearly all collective bargaining rights.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2011

Wisconsin Protesters

Wisconsin Dems Furious Over Vote In Their Absence

The proposal to strip collective bargaining rights from state employees may have passed the Wisconsin senate, but the battle is far from over.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Walker Rejects Dems’ ‘Border Summit’ Idea

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is rejecting an offer by Democratic state senators to meet him at the Illinois-Wisconsin state line for a discussion ending the budget standoff.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2011

Wisconsin Protest

Wisconsin Senate Democrat Calls For ‘Border Summit’

The concept of a border summit might suggest an international relations discussion, or a meeting about the immigration debate.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2011

Wisconsin Democrats Lena Taylor and Chris Larson and Rev. Jesse Jackson

Wisconsin Democrats Say They’re Staying Away

The political standoff in Wisconsin didn’t appear any closer to ending on Saturday.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2011

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