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Democrats hold seats in Wisconsin recall elections

RHINELANDER, Wis (Reuters) – Two Wisconsin Democratic state senators beat back Republican challengers on Tuesday in the last of a series of recall elections triggered by a fight over collective bargaining rights for public sector workers. Both Democrats and Republicans were claiming victory on Tuesday in a series of nine…

Week 2 of Wisconsin’s historic recall elections

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Wisconsin’s series of recall elections concludes on Tuesday when voters go to the polls in two state Senate districts where Democrats are being forced to defend their seats. No matter who wins,Republican Governor Scott Brown and his Republican allies will retain control of the legislature, where the battle over…