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  • ** FILE ** Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels meets with his staff in his office at the Statehouse in Indianapolis in November 2009. (AP Photo)

    Indiana Gov. Daniels: Public sector unions a 'bad idea'

    Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said Sunday he would like to see public sector unions' power curtailed because "government works better without them."


  • ** FILE ** Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, introduces a plan on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, to overhaul Medicare. The proposal would have the federal program competing with private plans. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    KNIGHT: Classless warfare fails in Wisconsin

    Wouldn't it be awful if an important election hinged on some fat cats outspending the opposition? That was the liberals' excuse for the failure of Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett to unseat Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in Tuesday's recall election.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Walker fought, won against union bullies

    Congratulations to the residents of Wisconsin. They have shown that a governor can have principles, lead and fulfill promises without being run out of office ("Wisconsin wake-up call," Commentary, Friday).


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Out-of-touch Obama

    The liberal leftists stormed, occupied and trashed the courthouse and the Democrats ran from the state and hid ("Walker, GOP win big in Wis. recall races," Web, Tuesday). The TV talking-head liberals had believed the recall vote was a beginning to a November re-election win for their leader, President Obama, and a death knell for the Tea Party.


  • Illustration Wisconsin recall by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    DECKER: Wisconsin wake-up call

    The battle for Wisconsin is over. Conservatives won by fending off the union-orchestrated attempt to oust Republican Gov. Scott Walker. Now the fight is on to spin what it means. On the eve of Mr. Walker's sizable 7-point victory, GOP standard-bearer Mitt Romney announced, "Tonight's results will echo beyond the borders of Wisconsin."


  • Democratic state Senate candidate John Lehman gives a high-five to a young supporter as he arrives for an election-night party at the Racine Labor Center in Racine, Wis., on Tuesday, June 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Scott Anderson, Journal Times)

    Dems win control of Wisconsin Senate

    Republican Gov. Scott Walker won his recall election, but he may have a tougher time getting things through the Wisconsin Legislature after Democrats appear to have successfully recalled a Republican state senator, which would flip the balance of power in the state.


  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (seated) gets a standing ovation from his Cabinet and staff at the state Capitol in Madison on Wednesday, a day after he beat Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in a recall election. The outcome cheered Republicans nationwide and caused some optimism for Mitt Romney's prospects in Wisconsin in an expected general election match with President Obama. (Associated Press)

    Democrats say GOP money bought Walker's win in Wisconsin

    In what might be seen as a sign that he felt stung hard enough to hurt, President Obama on Wednesday blamed Republicans' outspending Democrats as the reason Gov. Scott Walker survived a union-driven recall election in Wisconsin on Tuesday.


  • The "monumental journalistic achievements" of Andrew Breitbart, who died in March, will be honored Friday with the first Breitbart Awards in Providence, R.I. (Breitbart News)

    Inside the Beltway: Scott Walker, instant icon

    Scott Walker's Wisconsin victory has bought the governor instant status as a conservative icon of historic stature among the seasoned observers of many a political race. He's a Republican stalwart, they say, a gutsy guy.


  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker waves during his victory party on Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in Waukesha, Wis., after defeating Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in a special recall election. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    Walker, GOP win big in Wis. recall races

    Wisconsin gave Gov. Scott Walker a renewed lease Tuesday, voting to keep the Republican in office in a recall election that amounted to an embrace of his union-busting, government-trimming agenda in this traditionally Democratic-leaning state.


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