Gov. Scott Walker
Jul 5, 2013 — The bill, passed by the Legislature in June, requires women seeking abortions to get an ultrasound. It also says that clinics that provide abortions should be within 30 miles of a hospital. Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin says the four clinics that provide abortions in the state are at risk with the new law.
Mar 26, 2013 — Also: Barnes & Noble giving away free e-readers this week; Marjane Satrapi on Persepolis; and a teenage Hemingway's dimples.
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.
Jun 6, 2012 — The morning-after analyses are focusing on the lift Republicans have gotten. But bear in mind that a lot can happen between now and November.
Jun 5, 2012 — Polls are opening in Wisconsin, where the bitter battle over whether to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker is finally coming to a conclusion.
May 30, 2012 — Wisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walker holds his lead over his Democratic challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, in a new statewide poll of registered voters.
May 25, 2012 — The divisive battle to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker moves into its final phase Friday with the first televised debate between Walker and Democrat Tom Barrett. Some predict as much as $80 million will be spent on the race, as Walker tries to avoid becoming the third U.S. governor ever recalled by voters.
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 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.