Elections 2016

June 5, 2012 12:00 AM

Wisconsin's Republican governor, Scott Walker, defeats recall bid

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a national symbol of conservative heroism — and labor union and liberal disdain — Tuesday overcame a spirited Democratic effort to recall him from office. The race has drawn national attention for weeks and will be scrutinized in the days ahead for clues about 2012 political trends.

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