In an expected, though delayed, move, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced today that he will run in Wisconsin's recall election to unseat Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
Barrett, a Democrat, lost to Walker in the 2010 gubernatorial election, 52 percent to 47 percent. In a letter to supporters Friday, he blamed the loss on a "Tea Party wave" and pledged this time to "crisscross the state" to prevail.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, who lost to Scott Walker in Wisconsin's 2010 gubernatorial race by 125,000 votes, wants another shot at governor. On Friday afternoon, Barrett announced he would seek the Democratic nomination in Wiscons... Read Post
Emotions were running very high in Wisconsin Tuesday night after Republican Gov. Scott Walker successfully beat back a recall challenge from Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. Milwaukee television station WISN posted a video of... Read Post