Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is favored to win the Wisconsin recall primary tonight and go on to face Gov. Scott Walker on June 5. Since former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk drew the most support from unions in the primary, a Barrett victory would mean that the unions that not only didn't endorse him but in some cases campaigned quite actively against him would have to recalibrate quickly to keep the hope of defeating Walker alive, while facing a "unions can't win" narrative.
By Richard K. BarryMilwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett was the winner in Tuesday's Democratic primary in Wisconsin to determine who will go up against Republican Gov. Scott Walker in the June 5th recall election.Kathleen Falk was the choice... Read Post
Democrats in Wisconsin are headed to the polls to pick a challenger to face Gov. Scott Walker in his recall election on June 5. The two leading candidates, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and former Dane County executive Kathleen Falk, ... Read Post