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Scaling back Wis. treasurer's office up for vote

The Wisconsin Legislature's budget-writing committee is scheduled to vote on Gov. Scott Walker's plan to dramatically scale back duties of the state treasurer's office. Full story

Challenging Rep. Ryan

   As Rep. Paul Ryan gets some heated questions from voters back in his district, we talk to his Democratic challenger, Rob Zerban.

Republicans signal breaks with Walker over budget

Republican leaders of the Wisconsin Legislature's budget-writing committee indicated Tuesday that they will break with Gov. Scott Walker on some parts of his two-year spending plan, including removing the requirement and money for local recycling efforts and changing the popular SeniorCare prescript Full story

Wis. union battle casts shadow over local races

When the race for Green Bay mayor began months ago, the main issues looked clear-cut: planning downtown development, dealing with dwindling state aid and debating whether the city should have spent millions to build a replica of Elvis Presley's favorite roller coaster. Full story

Walker takes credit for the jobs his predecessor created

   Takedown: Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI) claims he’s created 125 new jobs created in his state. Unfortunately for Walker, former Democratic Governor Jim Doyle created those jobs.

Kewaunee and Sheboygan counties consider sales tax

Faced with mounting costs and potential cuts in state aid, officials in two eastern Wisconsin counties are considering new countywide sales taxes. Full story

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  Does Wisconsin signal political shift?

Dante Chinni, project director of Patchwork Nation, discusses the political shift coming out of the fights over public unions and how this could affect votes in the next election.

  Walker WI Ranger

Does Governor Scott Walker want to make fiscal martial law in Wisconsin? Msnbc’s Lawrence O’Donnell talks to Wisconsin political organizer Nate Timm for more.

  Walker comes to D.C. hot seat

Maryland congressman and member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Elijah Cummings, talks with Rachel Maddow about the tough questions Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker faced in testifying before Congress Thursday.

  Walker appears on Capitol Hill

The Nation’s John Nichols talks about Gov. Scott Walker’s testimony on the state budget.

  Mr. Walker goes to Washington

Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, talks about Gov. Scott Walker’s testimony on Capitol Hill about the Wisconsin state budget.

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BESTPIX - Wisconsin Gov. Walker Testifies At House Hearing On State And Municipal Debt
BESTPIX - Wisconsin Gov. Walker Testifies At House Hearing On State And Municipal Debt

WASHINGTON - APRIL 14: Members of Code Pink (L-R) Medea Benjamin, Liz Hourican and Tighe Barry, hold signs to protest as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Testifies At House Hearing On State And Municipal Debt
Wisconsin Gov. Walker Testifies At House Hearing On State And Municipal Debt

WASHINGTON - APRIL 14: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker testifies during a hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee April 14, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was to examine the fiscal problems faced by states and municipalities and the role of federal govern