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Walker allies lose grip on Wisconsin Senate

One of the GOP state senators under recall here, Pam Galloway (claiming a family health problem) resigned this weekend, wiping out the Republican majority and leaving that chamber split 16-16.


Wisconsin recall set for June 5 - is the end near for Walker?

Voters will be headed to the polls for recall elections involving Gov. Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and four Republican state senators.


“Recall Walker!” – 62,000 Wisconsin workers fight back

Wisconsinites stood up and proved that once again, they are ready to fight.


Wisconsin judge halts state photo ID law for April 3 election

Calling it "the single most restrictive voter eligibility law" in the nation, Judge David Flanagan issued a temporary injunction stopping the state's requirement to show a photo ID  in the April 3 elections.


Hundreds continue Selma-Montgomery march across Alabama

In addition to shining a light on current day attacks on voting rights, immigrant rights and workers rights. marchers yesterday added the fight for universal public education to their agenda.


Women's leader warns that everyone's health care is under attack

Right-wingers are waging an assault on the rights not just of women, but of all workers.


Fired warehouse workers hold Walmart accountable

On Feb. 17, with the support of community and business leaders, they gathered in front of a Walmart Express store and fought back.


"Right-to-work (for less)" bill threatens democracy in Indiana

Labor rights and democracy are in grave danger in the Hoosier state.


People of Wisconsin make history on recall

MADISON, Wis. - Participants in the drive by United Wisconsin to collect more than a million signatures to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker celebrated long and hard here last night.


Over 1 million sign to force recall of Wisconsin governor

The people of Wisconsin today submitted over a million signatures on petitions to recall Republican Gov. Scott Walker, 460,000 more than  needed to trigger a recall election.

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