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.
On March 17, 29-year-old Huy Pham, a city maintenance worker, jumped off the roof of Costa Mesa City Hall, killing himself, after receiving a pink slip.
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.
Riding the wave of anti-Scott Walker sentiment, political newcomer, Democrat Chris Abele handily beat his Republican opponent for Milwaukee County Executive April 5, the position held by Walker before elected governor.
Indiana prosecutor Carlos Lam admitted to suggesting that Wisconsin Gov. Walker stage a violent assault against himself in order to win public sympathy.
A judge at 10:30 this morning issued a temporary restraining order blocking implementation of the law that would destroy collective bargaining rights for public workers.
Republican elected officials have a lot to worry about as voters increasingly turn away from them in disgust.
Less than two weeks after recall campaigns against eight Wisconsin GOP state senators got under way, union members and their allies have already collected half the signatures they need.
March 12 the big tractors thundered into Madison, Wisconsin.