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Groups file signatures to recall Walker (UPDATE)

Opponents of Wisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walker submitted nearly twice as many signatures Tuesday as required to force a recall election, but still face the challenge of transforming public outrage over his moves against unions into actual votes to oust him from office.

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Judge: Senate recall elections can proceed (UPDATE)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge says recall elections against nine state senators can proceed. Six Republicans and three Democratic senators face recalls stemming from their positions on Gov. Scott Walker’s contentious collective bargaining law. A primary for the Republicans’ challengers is set for Tuesday. Both sides contend the recall petitions against them are invalid. The Democrats maintain state ...

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DOJ files motion to consolidate recall cases

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An attorney representing three Democratic state senators targeted for recalls does not support combining their lawsuit against the Government Accountability Board with lawsuits filed by six Republican senators. A motion was filed Tuesday by the state Justice Department on behalf of the GAB seeking consolidation of the cases currently pending in Dane County circuit court. Both ...

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