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Huy Pham and Wisconsin in Orange County

On March 17, 29-year-old Huy Pham, a city maintenance worker, jumped off the roof of Costa Mesa City Hall, killing himself, after receiving a pink slip.

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Lawmaker requests federal probe of Wisconsin election

Rep. Tammy Baldwin has asked  U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to launch a federal probe into the handling of disputed vote records in Wisconsin's April 5 state Supreme Court elections.

Federal probe demanded in Wisconsin election scandal

Republican County Clerk Kathy Nicolaus took the election data  off the county's computer network and put it on stand-alone computers accessible only in her office.

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Wisconsin voters reject Walker-linked candidate

Riding the wave of anti-Scott Walker sentiment, political newcomer, Democrat Chris Abele handily beat his Republican opponent for Milwaukee County Executive April 5, the position held by Walker before elected governor.

Indiana official quits after scheme for fake attack on Walker is bared

Indiana prosecutor Carlos Lam admitted to suggesting that Wisconsin Gov. Walker stage a violent assault against himself in order to win public sympathy.

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Judge issues restraining order against Wisconsin anti-union law

A judge at 10:30 this morning issued a temporary restraining order blocking implementation of the law that would destroy collective bargaining rights for public workers.

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Right wing woes grow in Wisconsin

Republican elected officials have a lot to worry about as voters increasingly turn away from them in disgust.

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Wisconsin recall drive is ahead of schedule

Less than two weeks after recall campaigns against eight Wisconsin GOP state senators got under way, union members and their allies have already collected half the signatures they need.

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Video: Farmer-labor alliance reborn in Wisconsin

March 12 the big tractors thundered into Madison, Wisconsin.

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Shame! GOP takes away rights in blink of eye

Republicans rammed through a bill that would undo 50 years of labor rights in Wisconsin.

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