Source: Arthur Delaney / The Huffington Post WASHINGTON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Tuesday evening formally proposed drug testing for people who want unemployment benefits, but there’s just one problem: President Barack Obama won’t allow it. Some background on a fight that’s been happening behind the scenes: Until 2012, federal law barred states from using a […]
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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
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 […]
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
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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’ […]
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 […]