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Scott Walker Defeats Tom Barrett in Wisconsin Recall

Scott Walker Defeats Tom Barrett in Wisconsin RecallJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) -- Embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker managed to hang onto his job Tuesday when the state’s voters backed the Republican lawmaker in a historic recall election against Democratic challenger Tom Barrett, ...

All Eyes on Wisconsin Recall Election as Voters Head to Polls

All Eyes on Wisconsin Recall Election as Voters Head to PollsJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) -- The November duel for the White House between President Obama and Mitt Romney is five months away, but the battleground state of Wisconsin may provide a preview Tuesday of what is to come when voters head to t...

Mitt Romney Mum on Walker Recall Election

Mitt Romney Mum on Walker Recall ElectionChip Somodevilla/Getty Images(DALLAS) -- For a candidate who could get a boost if Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker manages to keep his job after Tuesday’s recall election, presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney has stayed mum on the election since he las...

Five Things to Watch in Tuesday’s Voting Contests

Five Things to Watch in Tuesday’s Voting ContestsEthan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Voters will head to the polls in six states on Tuesday, but one state -- Wisconsin -- reigns supreme in garnering national attention.  The Badger State holds its highly anticipated recall election in which ...

Wisconsin Recall Election Seen as Referendum

Wisconsin Recall Election Seen as ReferendumJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(MADISON, Wis.) -- In a battle viewed largely as a barometer for November's showdown between President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, Wisconsin voters on Tuesday will decide whether to oust Gov. Scott Walker fo...

President Clinton, Heading to Wisconsin, Wasn’t Always Pro-Recall

President Clinton, Heading to Wisconsin, Wasn’t Always Pro-RecallSean Gallup/Life Ball 2012/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- President Bill Clinton may be headed to Wisconsin to campaign against Scott Walker ahead of Tuesday’s vote, but he hasn’t always supported recalls.During the 2003 recall of Democratic Cal...

Wisconsin Recall Election Spending Tops $60 Million

Wisconsin Recall Election Spending Tops $60 MillionJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(MADISON, Wis.) -- The next big date on the electoral calendar isn’t in November, it’s next week.On June 5,  Republican Gov. Scott Walker faces off against Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in a recall elect...

RNC: Scott Walker Win in Wis. Means ‘Lights Out for Barack Obama’

RNC: Scott Walker Win in Wis. Means ‘Lights Out for Barack Obama’Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Republican National Committee had some strong talk about their chances next week in the Wisconsin recall and what a victory for Republican Gov. Scott Walker would mean.“Certainly [if] Wisconsin goes...

GOP Bigs Swoop In to Help Wis. Governor Ahead of Recall Election

GOP Bigs Swoop In to Help Wis. Governor Ahead of Recall ElectionJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(MADISON, Wis.) -- Embattled Gov. Scott Walker is getting a little help from his friends ahead of the recall election in Wisconsin on June 5. Over the next two weeks, three GOP governors will flex their political muscles and...

Wisconsin Democrats Face Hurdles Ahead of Recall

Wisconsin Democrats Face Hurdles Ahead of RecallJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(MADISON, Wis.) -- With just under two weeks to go until the recall election in Wisconsin, Democrats appear to be facing rising odds in their quest to unseat Republican Gov. Scott Walker.The race is still competitive, but Wa...

37-Cent Gasoline? It Almost Happened in Wisconsin

37-Cent Gasoline? It Almost Happened in WisconsinJupiterimages/Thinkstock(PLOVER, Wis.) -- With gas prices across most of the country hovering near $4 a gallon for regular unleaded, drivers in Plover, Wis., were thrilled when they saw a local BP station advertising gas at 37-cents a gallon.But when h...

Wisconsin Recall Primary: Tom Barrett Wins Democratic Nod

Wisconsin Recall Primary: Tom Barrett Wins Democratic NodHemera/Thinkstock(MILWAUKEE) -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett won the Democratic primary in Wisconsin on Tuesday. This means Barrett will go head-to-head with embattled Republican Gov. Scott Walker in the rare recall election on June 5.Barrett, who also ...

Five Takeaways for Tuesday’s Primary Battles

Five Takeaways for Tuesday’s Primary BattlesEthan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The GOP may have their presumptive nominee, but Tuesday’s voting contests will still hold important clues to the overall outlook for the GOP -- and in Wisconsin for both parties -- in the months ahead.Pres...

Five Takeaways for Tuesday’s Primary Battles

Five Takeaways for Tuesday’s Primary BattlesEthan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The GOP may have their presumptive nominee, but Tuesday’s voting contests will still hold important clues to the overall outlook for the GOP -- and in Wisconsin for both parties -- in the months ahead.Pres...

Wis. Recall: Gov. Walker in Dead Heat with Top Democrat

Wis. Recall: Gov. Walker in Dead Heat with Top DemocratJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) -- A new Marquette Law School poll in Wisconsin shows Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett within a single percentage point of Republican Gov. Scott Walker in a head-to-head matchup of the recall election.Barrett, who ran...

Chris Christie Stands with Scott Walker in Wisconsin Ahead of Recall

Chris Christie Stands with Scott Walker in Wisconsin Ahead of RecallJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(GREEN BAY, Wis.) -- New Jersey governor Chris Christie campaigned with Wisconsin governor Scott Walker in Green Bay Tuesday ahead of Walker’s June 5 recall election.The embattled governor is being subjected to the rec...

Tornadoes: Midwest Twisters Leave 5 Dead in Oklahoma

Tornadoes: Midwest Twisters Leave 5 Dead in OklahomaComstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- At least five people are dead after violent storms ripped through several states in the nation's mid-section as officials work to clean up the damage this morning and brace for more violent weather. Wisconsin, Minnesota...

Romney Wins Three More Primaries: Is the Race Finally Over?

Romney Wins Three More Primaries: Is the Race Finally Over?Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesANALYSISBy Amy Walter, ABC NEWS POLITICAL DIRECTOR (WASHINGTON) -- It is done.  The GOP primary is over.Yes, Rick Santorum can keep bowling for votes.  He can call Tuesday night “halftime” as he did in...

Romney’s Victory Aside, Wisconsin Is Key for GOP in 2012

Romney’s Victory Aside, Wisconsin Is Key for GOP in 2012Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Wisconsin, and Mitt Romney’s win there on Tuesday, could be an important watershed moment in the GOP primary, elevating Romney from front-runner to foregone conclusion as his party’s nominee. ...

Wisconsin Wife, 80, Lands Plane for Dying Pilot Husband

Wisconsin Wife, 80, Lands Plane for Dying Pilot HusbandDoor County Sheriff's Office/Crossroads at Big Creek/J. & H. Collins Learning Ce(STURGEON BAY, Wis.) -- A frail 80-year-old Wisconsin woman spent a harrowing 90 minutes on Monday learning how to handle a Cessna plane and then land it after her husb...

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