wisconsin

  • June 5, 2012  

    After months of rallies, phone calls and door-knocking, Wisconsin voters went to the polls Tuesday as Republican Gov. Scott Walker hoped to avoid becoming only the third governor in U.S. history to be recalled. Gwen Ifill reports. Continue reading

  • June 4, 2012    

    In this week’s Political Checklist, Political Editor Christina Bellantoni chatted with senior correspondent Gwen Ifill and special guest Jeff Brown about the historic recall election in Wisconsin. Jeff outlined the energy he saw coming from people on both sides of the election, and Gwen noted the contest is being influenced by outside donations.
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  • June 4, 2012    

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker campaigned with South Carolina GOP Gov. Nikki Haley in Sussex June 1. Photo by: Scott Olson/Getty Images Milwaukee’s Mitchell Airport has been the place to be for politico-spotting over the past week. As Wisconsin voters prepare … Continue reading

  • June 4, 2012  

    A bitterly divided electorate. A long tradition of political experiments. The most expensive campaign in state history. And national repercussions, no matter the outcome. Welcome to Wisconsin, where voters are preparing for Tuesday’s contentious recall election of embattled Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading

  • April 30, 2012  

    After just 16 months in office, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker faces a June recall — an effort born of protests last year as he pushed through a law limiting collective-bargaining rights for most public employees. Ray Suarez and Frederica Freyberg of Wisconsin Public Television discuss the race and possible national implications. Continue reading

  • April 4, 2012  

    After sweeping three primaries Tuesday and inching closer to the GOP nomination, Mitt Romney railed against President Obama’s response to the economic crisis and accused him of running from his record. Judy Woodruff, Christina Bellantoni and Patchwork Nation’s Dante Chinni discuss the emerging general election politics. Continue reading

  • April 3, 2012  

    In a blistering attack on the House-Passed Republican budget Tuesday, President Obama called the plan proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan a “Trojan Horse” and “a prescription for decline.” Judy Woodruff, Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the CATO Institute’s Daniel Mitchell discuss the GOP budget plan.

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  • April 3, 2012  

    In other news Tuesday, Republicans held presidential primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C. While Mitt Romney hoped victories would force Rick Santorum to step aside, Santorum insists he’ll stay in the race. Also, the National Weather Service confirmed at least two "extremely dangerous" tornadoes in North Texas. Continue reading

  • April 2, 2012    

    President Obama leads Mitt Romney by 2-to-1 among women under 50, according to a new Gallup/USA Today poll. Continue reading

  • April 2, 2012  

    With endorsements from Rep. Paul Ryan and Sen. Ron Johnson, Mitt Romney campaigned exclusively in Wisconsin Monday where 42 delegates are at stake in Tuesday’s Republican primary. Gwen Ifill, USA Today’s Susan Page and The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Craig Gilbert outline the stakes for the Badger State’s primary. Continue reading

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