Some are calling the firing of the city's 1,296 public school teachers a "back-door" Wisconsin.
Texans rallied in front of their state Capitol, Feb. 21, to show solidarity with Wisconsin workers fighting to maintain their union rights.
President Obama weighed in on the side of the workers who have occupied the Wisconsin state Capitol for four straight days, blasting Republican Gov. Scott Walker's bill to strip public workers of their collective bargaining rights as "an assault on unions."
50,000 people packed Capitol Square here on the third day of a virtual occupation of Wisconsin's seat of government.
Thousands of union members and their allies have effectively occupied the state Capitol and the grounds around it for more than 36 hours now.