Search for Scott Walker and
  1. December 31, 2013

    US politics: who will make the running in 2014?

    US President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, and incoming Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen will be the most...

  2. November 30, 2012

    Scott Walker: Bish Bosch

    Remember “Make It Easy on Yourself”? Scott Walker certainly doesn’t. The ex-Walker Brothers frontman has eradicated all...

  1. October 31, 2012

    Michigan referendums overshadow election

    There is a presidential election going on but in Michigan – the birthplace of Republican challenger Mitt Romney – there is...

  2. October 22, 2012

    Gunman kills three in Wisconsin shooting

    A gunman killed three people and injured four others at a salon in the suburbs of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the latest...

  3. August 31, 2012

    Was it good, bad or just ugly?

    Clint Eastwood arrived at the Republican national convention as Mitt Romney’s mystery guest, and left much the same way...

  4. August 28, 2012

    Republicans in deal with Paul supporters

    The Republican national convention will get under way on Tuesday, with Chris Christie, the famously explosive New Jersey...

  5. August 10, 2012

    Dead Can Dance: Anastasis

    Not for Dead Can Dance the two-a-penny term “reunion”. The Australian duo of Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry prefer...

  6. July 2, 2012

    Republican group raises $3m more than rivals

    The Republican Governors Association raised almost $4m more than its Democratic counterpart in the second quarter, raking in...

  7. June 29, 2012

    Republican states pressed on Obamacare

    Many US states will have to quickly create the health insurance exchanges required under the Obama administration’s...

  8. June 21, 2012

    Supreme Court deals blow to unions

    The US Supreme Court dealt a blow to labour unions’ ability to fundraise for political activity when it ruled to make...

  9. June 6, 2012

    Walker victory powers Romney

    The failed Democratic push to recall Wisconsin’s Republican governor, billed as the “second most important election” in the...

  10. The World

    June 6, 2012

    Obama’s losing battle with history

    Scott Walker at his victory party on June 5. AP Photo/Morry Gash The great novelist William Faulkner once said: “The past...

  11. June 6, 2012

    Wisconsin governor survives recall vote

    Scott Walker, Wisconsin’s controversial Republican governor, on Tuesday night convincingly defeated Democrats and unions in...

  12. June 4, 2012

    Recall vote to influence US campaigns

    Scott Walker faces the prospect on Tuesday of becoming only the third governor in US history to be recalled, as angry voters...

  13. May 14, 2012

    Wisconsin vote highlights US polarisation

    Scott Walker says one good thing has emerged from the campaign to remove him as Wisconsin’s governor: he gets to spend more...

  14. May 9, 2012

    Democrat to fight Wisconsin recall vote

    Wisconsin faces a bruising month of political campaigning after the Democratic party selected its candidate to face Scott...

  15. April 1, 2012

    Wisconsin’s unions look to bigger battle

    Pride is beaming from the face of Stephanie Bloomingdale, one of Milwaukee’s top union leaders, as she recounts the...

  16. March 30, 2012

    Wisconsin governor faces recall vote

    Scott Walker, Wisconsin’s controversial Republican governor, will face a recall election on June 5, raising the prospect...

  17. March 28, 2012

    Attack ads excite TV station owners

    For those people in Madison, Wisconsin, who had tuned into NBC’s Today Show, Wednesday morning’s advertisement was a...

  18. March 28, 2012

    Wisconsin voters focus on ideological battle

    From the second-floor office of his home on the shores of Moose Lake in Nashotah, Mark Neumann is reluctant to endorse any...

  19. March 22, 2012

    Backers pile pressure on Santorum

    The stakes for Rick Santorum in the presidential primary contests in Louisiana and Wisconsin are already high. After a...

  20. January 16, 2012

    Wisconsin governor faces threat of recall

    Scott Walker, Wisconsin’s governor, faces the prospect of becoming only the third US governor in history to be recalled from...

  21. November 9, 2011

    Ohio rejects move to limit workers’ rights

    US trade unions will attempt to build on the momentum from their decisive victory in an Ohio collective-bargaining...

  22. October 26, 2011

    US pensions gap: Regions of rancour

    Ted Strickland is “mad as hell”. The Democratic former governor of Ohio is one of the most high-profile voices in a struggle...

  23. October 12, 2011

    Unions use Wall St protests to seek ‘fair deal’

    US labour unions are using the momentum of anti-Wall Street protests as a way to amplify their members’ concerns at a time...

  24. August 10, 2011

    Democratic campaign falls short in Wisconsin

    US labour unions and Democrats were dealt a significant blow after an expensive campaign to oust six Republican state...

  25. August 9, 2011

    Wisconsin poll seen as judgment on governor

    Democrats in Wisconsin failed in their effort to oust six Republican state senators following a weeks-long standoff in...

  26. June 2, 2011

    Connecticut model has lessons for White House

    Surrounded by wallpaper depicting scenes from the American War of Independence, Dan Malloy, the Democratic governor of...

  27. May 26, 2011

    US judge blocks curb on union rights

    A controversial proposal to scrap almost all collective bargaining rights for most public-sector workers in Wisconsin was...

  28. May 7, 2011

    Miles Kane: Colour of the Trap

    Miles Kane Colour of the Trap (Sony Music) One half of The Last Shadow Puppets, his Scott Walker-themed collaboration with...

  29. April 14, 2011

    Wisconsin governor defends union curbs

    Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin who recently passed legislation stripping collective bargaining rights from public...

  30. April 6, 2011

    Washington keeps close eye on battle in Badger State

    With a budget crisis in Washington, an uncertain economic recovery and US forces engaged in military action in Libya, a...

  31. March 19, 2011

    Judge blocks state’s union rights law

    A Wisconsin judge has blocked a controversial law to curb collective bargaining rights for public employees, saying it may...

  32. March 15, 2011

    Power of public sector unions is Wisconsin issue

    From Mr Lawrence S. Schneiderman. Sir, I must point out that efforts by Governor Scott Walker and the Republican state...

  33. March 14, 2011

    Taking away union rights is political

    From Mr Boris A. Ruggieri. Sir, Michael P. Mulhall (Letters, March 11) cannot be serious when he suggests that “struggling...

  34. March 13, 2011

    Wisconsin: battle might be over but...

    With the standoff between Republican politicians and government unions in Wisconsin coming to an abrupt close last week...

  35. March 13, 2011

    Up to 100,000 protest Wisconsin law curbing unions

    MADISON, Wis. – Up to 100,000 people protested at the Wisconsin state Capitol on Saturday against a new law curbing the...

  36. March 11, 2011

    Modern muckraking does free speech a disservice

    James O’Keefe is either the sleaziest kind of journalist or the most respectable kind of con artist. His Project Veritas...

  37. March 10, 2011

    Wisconsin Senate limits union rights

    A contentious measure restricting collective bargaining rights for many public sector workers was pushed through the...

  38. March 10, 2011

    Taxpayers can be squeezed just so far

    From Mr Michael P. Mulhall. Sir, Karl W. Eli (Letters, March 2) fails to acknowledge how collective bargaining for municipal...

Search for Scott Walker and