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Fire fighter seeks to replace Wisconsin’s Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch

Mahlon Mitchell, president of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin, said Monday that he was running against Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch because he was tired of “sitting on the sidelines.” “I didn’t move to the city of Madison to become a politician,” he told MSNBC host Ed Schultz. “I moved…

New Hampshire lawmakers boo Bachmann’s anti-union speech

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann elicited cheers, boos and some heckling from the lawmakers in New Hampshire Wednesday after she encouraged the Legislature to enact right-to-work legislation. All of the five GOP hopefuls appearing before the lawmaking body were greeted with respectful applause, but only Bachmann’s speech was met with…