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On The Ground in Wisconsin: Lessons From The Losing Side

Democratic activists in Wisconsin say they're not angry with President Obama for avoiding recall politics. But they worry that the president's absence may have embittered some volunteers the campaign will need for the competitive presidential race in November.
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Walker Moves Forward As The Right's Newest 'Hero'

Wisconsin's GOP Gov. Scott Walker made history by pushing back an effort to recall him from office. Walker's salvation was already a vital cause for the conservative movement. Now, there's speculation about what the future holds for the 45-year-old governor.
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Fairfax Officials Favor Widening Route 1 In Place

After calls to widen Route 1 in Fairfax County to accomodate traffic from Fort Belvoir, delegates in the county are now backing a plan to widen in place, rather than route the road around historic property.

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Barrett Loses Rematch In Wis. Recall Election

The confetti and balloons have all fallen at Republican Governor Scott Walker's headquarters after his big win in Wisconsin's recall election. Now Democrats and Republicans are scrambling to understand what the results mean for the upcoming presidential election. Mara Liasson talks with Audie Cornish about voter enthusiasm and political fall out.
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What's In Store For Unions After Wis. Recall?

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was able to fend off a recall effort on Tuesday, defeating Democrat Tom Barrett to stay in office. The recall was backed by unions after Walker eliminated collective bargaining rights for most government employees. Robert Siegel talks with Thea Lee of the AFL-CIO about Tuesday's result in Wisconsin and what it might mean for unions in November.

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