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NBC News: Walker emerges victorious in Wisconsin recall
msnbc.com ^ | June 5, 2012 | Michael O'Brien

Posted on 06/05/2012 7:05:30 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

Updated 9:56 p.m. — WAUKESHA, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a furious recall campaign on Tuesday, emerging as the victor in a bitter fight over state budgets and collective bargaining rights.

NBC News declared Walker the projected winner over Democratic challenger Tom Barrett in a closely-watched campaign first prompted after Walker drove a bill stripping public employee unions of their collective bargaining rights through Wisconsin's legislature showed little signs of abating, according to exit polls.

The stark divisions that took hold after Walker drove a bill stripping public employee unions of their collective bargaining rights through Wisconsin's legislature showed little signs of abating, according to exit polls.

(Excerpt) Read more at nbcpolitics.msnbc.msn.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: milwaukee; scottwalker; tombarrett; wi2012; wirecall; wisconsin; wisconsinshowdown
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1 posted on 06/05/2012 7:05:31 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Fan-freaking-tastic.


2 posted on 06/05/2012 7:08:23 PM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

This is going to sting the hating commies of Wisconsin.


3 posted on 06/05/2012 7:10:34 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Thank you Heavenly Father. Probably Holder and his DOJ monitors are wondering what happened. Didn’t they have a 119% turnout in Madison? I have news for the Dimwits. Do not under-estimate the power of the TEA PARTY!


4 posted on 06/05/2012 7:12:49 PM PDT by southernmomma
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And the Republican Lt Governor wins by about the same margin. Any word about the four state senate Republican recalls?


5 posted on 06/05/2012 7:13:54 PM PDT by MtnClimber (To the left wrong is right, down is up and backward is "Forward")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

WooHoo! Even with all the rampant democrat voter fraud! The once proud democrat party is nothing but evil, thug, criminal, ends-justify-the means, shameless, worthless, lying, syphilitic, a$$holes.

But I’m holding back my criticism.


6 posted on 06/05/2012 7:14:12 PM PDT by Castigar
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To: DManA

Fox News was saying it was too close to call. Overcautious?


7 posted on 06/05/2012 7:15:26 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Barrett is going to do much worse than he did in 2010

In 2010 Walker got 52.29% and Barrett got 46.52%

Now Walker has 59.1% and Barrett has 40.1%


8 posted on 06/05/2012 7:15:44 PM PDT by moonshot925
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To: Free ThinkerNY

9 posted on 06/05/2012 7:15:51 PM PDT by garjog
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Here’s a clip from DU:

NBC just projected walker the winner (Original post) still_one 9:52 PM OP
I would discredit them Woody Woodpecker 9:53 PM #1
How did they get the results so f***ng early? BlueStater 9:53 PM #2
There’s a science to this. FBaggins 9:58 PM #17
If it is valid, I have nothing but disdain for America’s Dairyland KamaAina 9:53 PM #3
HOW DO YOU CALL WITH 22% madashelltoo 9:54 PM #4
They claim to use key precincts and such bupkus 9:58 PM #15
22% of precincts does not mean 22% of votes cast... markpkessinger 10:01 PM #24
They represent less than 1 million votes. madashelltoo 10:06 PM #30
o wingzeroday 9:54 PM #5
F................ Smilo 9:55 PM #6
Sh**. jillan 9:55 PM #7
The polls are still open... rosesaylavee 9:55 PM #8
Not even 50% of the vote is in! THIS is sick! HOW do they annouce a winner? THE media needs lookingfortruth 9:56 PM #9
How??? Count the votes!!! nt shcrane71 9:56 PM #10
CNN has not called yet riverwalker 9:56 PM #11
CNN just called it for Walker DesertRat 10:03 PM #25
Not possible ... Myrina 9:56 PM #12
Sad day for what made America great. As unions go so goes the nation. nt nanabugg 9:57 PM #13
I feel exactly the same way hamsterjill 10:01 PM #23
Crap DesertRat 9:57 PM #14
I Feel Sick otohara 9:58 PM #16
That is BULLSH** - Milwaukee has only reported 7.5% of the votes LynneSin 10:00 PM #18
Go HERE...Guardian UK is updating the results every 60 seconds. Amerigo Vespucci 10:00 PM #19
With Turnout like that bucolic_frolic 10:00 PM #20
Looks like Huffington has done the same thing - lynne 10:00 PM #21
Barrett is not hitting his final previous % (yet) in any county and Walker is IamK 10:01 PM #22
There are still people waiting in line to vote in Milwaukee! htuttle 10:04 PM #26
The writing is on the wall - Unions are screwed. reformist2 10:04 PM #27
Why are they calling this race so early? Jamaal510 10:04 PM #28
Strange humbled_opinion 10:06 PM #29
yeah just saw it too florida08 10:07 PM #31
What would be the point of calling it if it’s not certain? Wabbajack_ 10:09 PM #32
Our Democracy is over


10 posted on 06/05/2012 7:17:03 PM PDT by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: wideawake

MSNBC Host Reacts To Walker Win: He Could ‘Be Indicted In The Next Few Days D’oh


11 posted on 06/05/2012 7:17:36 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Romney - Walker 2012


12 posted on 06/05/2012 7:17:48 PM PDT by garjog
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To: Free ThinkerNY

emerges!

lol

That makes it sound like Walker just squeaked by.

Currently, Walker is winning by a 165k margin. It is a shellacking!


13 posted on 06/05/2012 7:17:55 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: DManA; afraidfortherepublic; Jean S; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; Norman Bates; JulieRNR21; ...

Scott Walker won and it wasn’t even close. The same goes for Rebecca Kleefisch, they both won by big margins. All that’s left is the state Senate.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzlpTRNIAvc


14 posted on 06/05/2012 7:18:05 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama and Company lied, the American economy died)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
This calls for a celebration!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeTgx_pj6m8

15 posted on 06/05/2012 7:18:57 PM PDT by greatdefender (If You Want Peace.....Prepare For War)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

16 posted on 06/05/2012 7:19:33 PM PDT by NewJerseyJoe (Rat mantra: "Facts are meaningless! You can use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!")
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To: wideawake

No you’re right. Can’t exhale until Barrett concedes.

All kinds of dirty tricks available.


17 posted on 06/05/2012 7:19:43 PM PDT by DManA
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To: kinsman redeemer
“The writing is on the wall - Unions are screwed. reformist2 10:04 PM #27”\

Hah; good riddence!!! My new tagline!!!

18 posted on 06/05/2012 7:20:32 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland ("The writing is on the wall - Unions are screwed. reformist2 10:04 PM #27"\)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Absolutely unreal fantastic news!!!!!!!!!


19 posted on 06/05/2012 7:23:25 PM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The dems cheated their butts off and still lost my a huge margin. Isn't life just great sometimes. I do have some advice for the liberal socialists, sit on it and spin.
20 posted on 06/05/2012 7:24:57 PM PDT by oldenuff2no
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To: HereInTheHeartland

I don’t see this as an us versus them situation.

It is MAYBE the first recognition that we are in deep deep sh*t.


21 posted on 06/05/2012 7:25:26 PM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

Indeed. These are cornered rats fighting for their lives. The fake petition signatures were a sure sign of their plans. We may see calls for a recount soon - luckily Walker has the stones required for this fight.


22 posted on 06/05/2012 7:25:49 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Dear public sector unions: Suck it. That is all.


23 posted on 06/05/2012 7:26:30 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’ll drink a toast to the Governor and go to bed happy.


24 posted on 06/05/2012 7:27:02 PM PDT by joe.fralick
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To: DManA

Bet you that Barrett files endless lawsuits, and the Purple People Beaters have another “civil disobedience” in Madison with the police doing nothing.


25 posted on 06/05/2012 7:27:59 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is the operational wing of CPUSA.)
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To: DManA
Recount!!!

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26 posted on 06/05/2012 7:29:01 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: Clintonfatigued
Reince Preibus POWER!!!

ACCEPT IT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

27 posted on 06/05/2012 7:29:08 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (We may die, but DISCO LIVES FOREVER!!!)
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To: garjog

BUMP!


28 posted on 06/05/2012 7:29:23 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

LET THE INQUISITION BEGIN!


29 posted on 06/05/2012 7:33:13 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: kinsman redeemer

Thanks for posting DU. Those people can be entertaining.:o)


30 posted on 06/05/2012 7:33:45 PM PDT by painter (Rebuild The America We love!)
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To: DManA

“It is MAYBE the first recognition that we are in deep deep sh*t.”

Well unions and their ilk have helped bring this on; world wide.
Every left wing group who wants something for nothing; is responsible for most of the world wide economic ills.


31 posted on 06/05/2012 7:33:57 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland ("The writing is on the wall - Unions are screwed. reformist2 10:04 PM #27"\)
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To: oldenuff2no

This gives me hope that maybe the man upstairs isn’t ready to wash his hands of this country yet. JMHO


32 posted on 06/05/2012 7:35:39 PM PDT by Jean2
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To: DManA

This was a landslide for liberty and a clear repudiation of unionism and communism. Governor Scott Walker has emerged as a rising star in Constitutional Conservatism.


33 posted on 06/05/2012 7:38:58 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: DManA

Union worker LIFETIME PENSION PIG GREED has placed ALL of America in this situation. Eventually, the parasite runs out of host to feed on.. Amazingly, the pro-union crowd doesn’t care about their children’s futures because they’re spending their children’s futures TODAY. PIGS.


34 posted on 06/05/2012 7:40:34 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Free ThinkerNY

$10 says there was open weeping at NBC News...


35 posted on 06/05/2012 7:41:17 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: wideawake

>> Fox News was saying it was too close to call. Overcautious? <<

The exit polls were way off. Probably hired too many female graduate students to do the interviewing.

(Seriously! And a hat-tip to Mike Barone, per his comment tonight on the Hugh Hewit show.)


36 posted on 06/05/2012 7:42:20 PM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"The mandate to save America began tonight in Wisconsin!" ~~ RK, Lt. Gov.
37 posted on 06/05/2012 7:45:16 PM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: Castigar
WooHoo! Even with all the rampant democrat voter fraud!
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

When will Republican take voter fraud seriously and do something about it?

38 posted on 06/05/2012 7:46:41 PM PDT by wintertime (Reforming a government K-12 school is like reforming an abortion mill.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

I turned to CNN to enjoy watching them spin this.....

Begala on CNN just said that Obama made a huge mistake in not coming to Wisconsin to support Barret.

Ari Flescher (Dubya’s press secretary) said ‘In November, will big labor do unto Obama what he did unto them?’

I sure hope so!


39 posted on 06/05/2012 7:52:30 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (*OMG ...means Obama Must Go in 2012!)
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To: Brown Deer

lol

a CRUSHING landslide too!

the polling firm that said it was 50/50 needs to go ahead and close up shop because they now have zero credibility.


40 posted on 06/05/2012 7:53:06 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. and the economy died.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Thank God!!!!!! Congratulations!!!!!


41 posted on 06/05/2012 7:54:54 PM PDT by Katarina (My vote now will be for Romney. We have to get Obama OUT!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Best news bump


42 posted on 06/05/2012 7:59:42 PM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“I went to Madison and banged on drums and all I got was this lousy callous.”


43 posted on 06/05/2012 8:07:49 PM PDT by synbad600
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To: JulieRNR21

Some idiot is on CNN now saying that Special Elections really don’t have any impact on the general. LOL!!!!!


44 posted on 06/05/2012 8:08:17 PM PDT by pgkdan (ANYBODY BUT OBAMA!)
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To: JulieRNR21

Some idiot is on CNN now saying that Special Elections really don’t have any impact on the general. LOL!!!!!


45 posted on 06/05/2012 8:08:26 PM PDT by pgkdan (ANYBODY BUT OBAMA!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Now that it is over, perhaps the worthless unions should reimburse the state for the millions it cost the citizens to pay for this debacle!

They stole money from the poor, the schools, the “little children” and probably stole their lunch money. Grandma may not even get her teeth fixed.

Next time you hear a liberal talk about helping the poor, remember how they robbed from the poor to support the rich unions and george soros, et.al.

Blessings, bobo


46 posted on 06/05/2012 8:13:21 PM PDT by bobo1
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To: pgkdan

YEP but if Barret won it would have been reported a ‘mandate’ for Obama........LOL

It’s fun to watch the ‘progressives’ try to spin this!


47 posted on 06/05/2012 8:15:04 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (*OMG ...means Obama Must Go in 2012!)
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To: pgkdan

Special elections in Mississippi and elsewhere in 2008 that went to the Dems sure were big news for them then.


48 posted on 06/05/2012 8:29:40 PM PDT by Jake8898
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Another silver lining to this is how much this cost the unions. Their war chest has to be dented.


49 posted on 06/05/2012 8:38:02 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I hope the libs are so upset they can’t even see straight.


50 posted on 06/05/2012 8:40:10 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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