Wisconsin recall vote a slap in face for labor, but maybe not Obama
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June 6, 2012 Don't read too much into Wisconsin's results, political observers say and exit polls indicate. For some voters, the beliefs that a recall was an unjustified and unnecessary expense were reasons enough to vote for Walker. By Bob Secter and Rick Pearson ...
Unions, at Center of Wisconsin Recall Vote, Suffer a New Setback in Its Outcome
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June 6, 2012 Labor unions led the failed effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, and their defeat in Tuesday's election was a significant setback to organized labor's political clout in both symbolic and tangible ways. Unions in Wisconsin and across the ...
Nation's labor unions lost big in Gov. Scott Walker's Wisconsin recall victory
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June 6, 2012 Scott Walker celebrates his definitive victory Tuesday in Wisconsin's recall election. WASHINGTON — Gov. Scott Walker's definitive victory in Wisconsin's recall election is already reverberating in other state capitals.
Emanuel: Wisconsin recall not a vote on union workers
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June 6, 2012 Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today that Wisconsin voters' decision to keep Gov. Scott Walker in office does not signal that there is a growing anti-union sentiment. “I don't interpret this about the popularity or non-popularity of public employees,” Emanuel ...
Wisconsin recall raises warning flags for Obama
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June 6, 2012 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's recall victory raised numerous warning flags for President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats, who badly flunked the first big political test of the 2012 campaign.
Wisconsin recall raises warning flags for Obama
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June 6, 2012 By John Whitesides | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's recall victory raised numerous warning flags for President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats, who badly flunked the first big political test of the 2012 ...
Romney celebrates Scott Walker's win in Wisconsin recall
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June 6, 2012 SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Mitt Romney, who avoided getting entangled in the Wisconsin recall election, cheered the victory of Republican Gov. Scott Walker, saying voters of varying ideological backgrounds embraced conservative ideals such as reducing the ...
Cable TV news the biggest loser in Wisconsin recall
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June 6, 2012 By David Zurawik The Baltimore Sun After watching coverage of the Wisconsin recall, I am convinced more than ever that it's time for a major press gut check. We have been in real trouble for a long time with cable TV news, but we truly have reached a ...
Romney celebrates Scott Walker's win in Wisconsin recall
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June 6, 2012 Scott Walker, saying voters of varying ideological backgrounds embraced conservative ideals such as reducing the size of government and reforming union power in the public sector. "My optimism about the country comes in part from the fact that I'm ...
Scott Walker retains governorship in Wisconsin recall race
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June 6, 2012 Scott Walker retained his governorship Tuesday night, besting Democrat Tom Barrett in a race that was a referendum on Walker's decision to take on public employee unions. Walker led Barrett, who was the governor's 2010 opponent and is the current mayor ...
Wisconsin recall: Senate race too close to call
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June 6, 2012 The recall race that will determine whether Democrats gain control of the Wisconsin state Senate or Gov. Scott Walker's fellow Republicans retain control of the full Legislature was too close to call Wednesday and appeared likely to remain that way for ...
Wisconsin recall: What happens if unions continue to decline?
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June 6, 2012 Today's column, which used the Wisconsin recall as an opportunity to think through a post-labor political system, has attracted some strange readings. I'm not arguing that unions don't provide valuable services outside Washington.
Lessons Learned for Educators From the Wisconsin Recall
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June 6, 2012 Local Wisconsin coverage also notes that other strongly conservative education reforms, like voucher programs and the elimination of tenure protections, will arrive unabashedly as a new and very powerful political mandate establishes itself. The recall ...
Wisconsin recall paradox: Why Obama outpolls Romney despite Walker win (+video)
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June 6, 2012 Even as voters in the Wisconsin recall election opted to keep Republican Gov. Scott Walker, exit polling shows Obama beating Mitt Romney there by a healthy margin. One explanation: Some voters felt the recall of a just-elected governor was ...
School Choice Champions Retain Seats in Historic Wisconsin Recall Elections
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June 6, 2012 The American Federation for Children, which has been active for many years in Wisconsin, invested heavily in the recall elections to educate voters about the records of school choice champions and opponents. "The voters of Wisconsin have spoken, ...
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