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Latest Charles Franklin Items
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.
Mitt Romney has pushed the 2012 electoral battleground into union-friendly territory — putting organized labor on the defensive in states it typically has little trouble holding.
While Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker made his initial mark in office with polarizing anti-union measures, organized labor says its fight to oust the Republican from office is much larger than just his curtailing its collective-bargaining rights.
Wisconsin Democrats express growing confidence that they will produce enough signatures by Tuesday's deadline to force a recall vote on Republican Gov. Scott Walker, but Mr. Walker's fate — and the ultimate outcome of the state's bare-knuckled political brawl — remain very much in doubt.
The toughest opponent Tommy Thompson may have to overcome in next year's U.S. Senate race is Tommy Thompson himself.
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.
After falling short of recapturing the state Senate majority last week, Democrats came up big winners in Tuesday night’s final Wisconsin recall election, retaining two seats in hotly contested districts that drew record voter turnout and unprecedented spending.