State AFL-CIO President Phil Neuenfeldt called it "an attempt to block the recall of unpopular GOP senators and to suppress turnout among constituencies who may tend to vote Democratic."
CHICAGO - Hundreds of demonstrators chanting "Hands off our Medicare!" filled the block while GOP Rep. Paul Ryan was inside addressing the Economics Club, trying to sell his budget proposal.
In Florida, a state that only a few decades ago was officially segregated, some people think this possible disenfranchisement is no accident.
Opponents of Gov. Scott Walker and Republican attempts to shred union and democratic rights in Wisconsin have filed enough signatures to hold recall elections for six Republican state senators.
A recent study by the Pew Hispanic Center reported that a million more Latinos voted in 2010 than did so in the 2006 midterm election.
Haley Barbour announced yesterday that he will not be running for president in 2012. He may have done the nation a favor by pulling out.
Supporters of public-sector unions in Wisconsin filed enough petition signatures to force two Republican senators into recall elections, only four of which have ever been carried out in the state's history.
Rep. Tammy Baldwin has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to launch a federal probe into the handling of disputed vote records in Wisconsin's April 5 state Supreme Court elections.
Republican County Clerk Kathy Nicolaus took the election data off the county's computer network and put it on stand-alone computers accessible only in her office.
President Barack Obama formally announced his reelection bid Monday, April 4, and followed that up with his first stump speeches of the season.