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Scott Walker Fires State Official For Comparing Unauthorized Immigrants To ‘Satan’

Scott Walker Fires State Official For Comparing Unauthorized Immigrants To ‘Satan’

Source: Liz Goodwin / Yahoo! News Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker dismissed a state official this week for saying unauthorized immigrants reminded him of Satan in a Facebook rant that involved other politicians. Steven Krieser, a top official at the state’s Department of Transportation, wrote in a now-deleted Facebook post (saved here by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) that “a […]

WASHINGTON WATCH ROUNDTABLE: Democrats Outspent, Out Organized In Wisconsin Recall, Global Economy’s Impact On The US Economy

WASHINGTON WATCH ROUNDTABLE: Democrats Outspent, Out Organized In Wisconsin Recall, Global Economy’s Impact On The US Economy

Gov. Scott Walker defeated the recall attempt in Wisconsin. Were Democrats outnumbered and outgunned? Plus, Europe, Asia and India’s impact on the US economy as well as the 2012 presidential election. Roland Martin and the Washington Watch roundtable discuss this and more. This week’s Washington Watch roundtable features Congresswoman Karen Bass of California; Dr. Chris […]

Unions Under Fire: 19 States Have Passed Or Started New Union Legislation (VIDEO)

Unions Under Fire: 19 States Have Passed Or Started New Union Legislation (VIDEO)

Roland Martin, John Avlon, Grover Norquist and CNN’s Erin Burnett discuss public sector unions coming under fire across the country. 19 states have passed or started new union legislation.

LISTEN: Gov. Scott Walker Survives Recall: Roland Martin, Rep. Gwen Moore Breakdown The Wisconsin Recall Election Results

LISTEN: Gov. Scott Walker Survives Recall: Roland Martin, Rep. Gwen Moore Breakdown The Wisconsin Recall Election Results

Roland Martin talks with Rep. Gwen Moore about the Gov. Scott Walker winning the Wisconsin recall election. Subscribe to the Roland S. Martin Daily Podcast via iTunes. 

Walker’s Wisconsin Win Big Blow To Unions, Smaller One To Obama

Walker’s Wisconsin Win Big Blow To Unions, Smaller One To Obama

Source: John Helton and Tom Cohen / CNN In a vote that could have implications on both the November presidential race and for organized labor, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday successfully overcame a recall vote that would have removed him from office. With almost all of the votes in, Walker, a Republican hero for pushing […]

POLITICO: Jesse Jackson Likens Governor Scott Walker To George Wallace

POLITICO: Jesse Jackson Likens Governor Scott Walker To George Wallace

Source: MJ Lee / Politico The Rev. Jesse Jackson said Tuesday that Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who is facing a historic recall election, is trying to do in Wisconsin what anti-civil rights and segregationist George Wallace tried to do as governor of Alabama. “Wallace tried to deny the right to vote and Walker’s trying to […]

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Faces Recall Vote (VIDEO)

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Faces Recall Vote (VIDEO)

Source: Judy Keen / USA Today Wisconsin voters are deciding Tuesday whether to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who came to national prominence in 2011 after he launched a successful battle to end collective-bargaining rights for most state workers. The election is being closely watched nationally for clues about fallout facing other elected officials who cut workers’ […]

Wisconsin Governor Walker To Face Recall Vote June 5

Wisconsin Governor Walker To Face Recall Vote June 5

Source: Brendan O’Brien, Greg McCune and Vicki Allen / Reuters Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will face a recall election on June 5 over a new law he championed that strips public sector unions of most power, becoming the first governor to face a no-confidence vote in nearly a decade. The five-member Wisconsin Government Accountability Board, which manages elections, voted unanimously […]

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