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Latest Charles Franklin Items
The race between Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke has grown even tighter, with Walker seen as someone "able to get things done" and Burke doing better with women and younger voters, according to poll results released Wednesday.
As President Obama and congressional Democrats have surged in polls, Republicans are increasingly arguing that the surveys are skewed — and some are going so far as to accuse pollsters of purposely trying to demoralize GOP voters.
With less than a week until Wisconsin's hotly contested U.S. Senate primary, the Republican race is growing more competitive as all three candidates appear to have a pathway victory.
With longtime Democratic incumbent Herb Kohl retiring, both parties are picking their champions for a U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin that will likely be a bellwether battle in the fight for control of the chamber in 2012.
Ohio Democrats and labor unions spent much of Wednesday claiming bragging rights over the rejection by voters of a GOP-backed bill curbing union power, but a second vote repudiating the core of President Obama's health care law showed that things may not be so clear cut heading into 2012.
Union forces in Wisconsin and beyond were dealt a blow Tuesday night after Republicans held onto four of the six state Senate seats in recall races and kept majority control of the chamber.
Voters in Wisconsin went to the polls Tuesday in a recall election for Republican-held seats that could shift the power balance in the state Senate.
It was supposed to be an easy re-election for Sen. Russ Feingold. And come November, it still may be. But for now, the Wisconsin Democrat is facing one of his toughest campaign challenges in a long and successful political career.