Apr 24, 2013 — Wisconsin's incarceration rate for black men is nearly twice the national average, according to a new study.
Jun 9, 2012 — The initial wave of reaction has died down from Wisconsin's closely watched recall election last Tuesday, and now both conservatives and progressives are taking what the results mean back to their respective constituencies.
Jun 6, 2012 — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's victory Tuesday wasn't the only defeat for organized labor. Adding to the day being a memorably rotten one for unions were voter initiatives in two of California's largest cities, San Diego and San Jose, aimed at reducing the burden of public employees' pensions on taxpayers.
Jun 6, 2012 — Gov. Scott Walker's recall election victory might not seem like it would have much relevance outside the Badger State. But the outcome may embolden other governors to follow Walker's lead and move against public employee unions. It also could boost conservatives and disrupt President Obama's re-election strategy.
Apr 3, 2012 — Impressive wins Tuesday could help Mitt Romney further the growing sense in his party that resistance is futile, that he will be the nominee. It would also make his rivals' arguments for staying in the race, especially those of Rick Santorum, the last not-Romney to pose a threat, sound ever more forced and divorced from political reality.
Mar 30, 2012 — Republican Gov. Scott Walker ran into voter backlash last year after he signed a law stripping public employees' unions of collective bargaining rights.
Mar 30, 2012 — Several polls gave Mitt Romney a healthy lead in Wisconsin... Meanwhile Rep. Paul Ryan, who some wanted to for president and is considered a veep possibility, endorsed Romney... Obama's campaign demanded that Romney make public tax returns going back to the 1980s... Obama, who criticized his predecessor's use of executive power, has become a fan.
Mar 30, 2012 — The superPAC supporting Rick Santorum has so far spent almost a half-million dollars on ads attacking front-runner Mitt Romney. And the superPAC supporting Romney has spent more than five times that amount — over $2.7 million — attacking Santorum.
Mar 21, 2012 — The contest consuming most potential voters is not the state's April 3 presidential primary when 42 potentially crucial delegates will be awarded. It's the June 5 recall election of Gov. Scott Walker.
Mar 16, 2012 — A Wisconsin recall election will go ahead as planned even though its target, one of four Republican state senators facing recalls, said Friday that she's resigning.