**FILE** State Rep. Jon Richards (center), Milwaukee Democrat, and other Assembly Democrats thank protesters in the gallery on March 10, 2011, after they were unable to stop the Republican majority from voting on, and passing, the budget repair bill at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. (Associated Press/Wisconsin State Journal, Michael P. King)

Photo by: Michael P. King

**FILE** State Rep. Jon Richards (center), Milwaukee Democrat, and other Assembly Democrats thank protesters in the gallery on March 10, 2011, after they were unable to stop the Republican majority from voting on, and passing, the budget repair bill at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. (Associated Press/Wisconsin State Journal, Michael P. King)