RSS Feed

Wis. Voters Turn Out In Droves For Recall Election

Robert Siegel talks with Don Gonyea and David Schaper about the state's recall election.

Romney's Health Care Prescription Gives Some Conservatives Heartburn

The GOP candidate's choice to head his transition team has raised doubts among some on the right. Former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt has been running a group that helps states implement key parts of the health care law that Romney vows to ditch.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Survives Recall

The state's Republican Gov. Scott Walker has survived a recall election in one of the most closely watched and dramatic state races. He defeated Milwaukee's Democratic Mayor Tom Barrett.
WAMU 88.5

Analysis: Farm Bill Touches Food Stamps, Chesapeake Cleanup

While it wouldn't seem like an agricultural authorization bill would have a lot to do with the D.C. area, the one being considered in Congress right now has ramifications both for Chesapeake cleanup and for Food Stamp recipients.

WAMU 88.5

Sen. Mikulski Undeterred By Paycheck Fairness Act Defeat

The Paycheck Fairness Act, which would have instituted new rules to ease the gap in salaries between men and women, was shot down in the Senate Tuesday, over the objections of area lawmakers like Sen. Barbara Mikulski.

WAMU 88.5

Paper Ballots To Delay Alexandria Election Results

The vote tallies in next week's Democratic primary in Alexandria will be slightly delayed, both by the introduction of paper ballots and more rigorous vote-counting procedures.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Council Gives Final Approval To $9.4B Budget

The D.C. Council gave its final seal of approval to a $9.4 billion budget plan Tuesday that, amongst other things, approves extended bar hours and new traffic cameras.


Long Political Battle Comes To A Head In Wis. Recall

Wisconsin voters will decide Tuesday whether Republican Scott Walker will be just the third governor recalled from office in U.S. history. The gubernatorial recall election caps off an intense 16 month period in the state. Partisans on both sides are studying this election — between Walker and Milwaukee's Democratic Mayor Tom Barrett — for clues to this fall's contest between President Obama and Mitt Romney. Robert Siegel talks with Don Gonyea in Wisconsin.