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Wisconsin governor calls on Democrats to come home

MADISON, Wisconsin (Reuters) – Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker on Monday called for the return of the 14 Democratic state senators who left the state last week to avoid voting on a bill that that severely curbs state workers’ bargaining rights. “They’ve got to come to Wisconsin, do the job that…

Wisconsin Democratic leader still hopes for GOP compromise

MADISON (Reuters) – A leading Wisconsin Democrat said on Saturday he still hopes Republicans will back away from moves to sharply reduce state workers’ collective bargaining rights, which have sparked mass protests. “My hope is before Tuesday enough Republicans will recognize this proposal is over-reaching and the support for this…