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  • Wisconsin has implemented long-term reforms to ensure the delivery of vital services, and invested in things like infrastructure, technology and education, says Gov. Scott Walker, but  business needs more measures to create stability and drive growth.

  • Top States for Business: Swing States     Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 1:48 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn and Eamon Javers offer insight on the state of the business climate for three key political swing states: Wisconsin, Virginia and Ohio.

  • In this video Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker reveals why he thinks his state is a top state for business. To vote for Wisconsin tweet your vote to #TopStatesWI

  • Gov. Scott Walker, (R-WI), and Howard Dean, former DNC chairman weigh in on jobs, the economy, health care, and campaign finance reform, ahead of this year's presidential election.

  • CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the "Badger State's" economic turnaround and why it is ranked one of CNBC's top states for business.

  • Gov. Walker on the State of Unions     Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 7:20 AM ET

    Gov. Scott Walker, (R-WI), weighs in on the role of private and public sector unions, and their impact on living standards.

  • Gov. Walker: Political Survivor     Monday, 9 Jul 2012 | 7:02 AM ET

    Gov. Scott Walker, (R-WI), discusses how he survived an historical recall election in a "blue" state, and what Mitt Romney must do to win Wisconsin.

  • Cities With the Best Credit Scores 2012 Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 2:09 PM ET
    Average Credit Score: 789Average Debt: $22,439Average Number of Late Payments: 0.27Average % Credit Available: 77.52Average Number of Open Credit Cards: 1.71The highest-ranking city is Wausau, Wis., a remarkable development considering that in the previous year, it didn’t even make the list. Interestingly, of all 10 cities on this list, four including Wausau, are located in the state of Wisconsin. When it comes to managing personal credit and debt, the people of Wisconsin must be doing something

    What U.S. cities have the best credit scores for 2012? Click to find out.

  • Are We Failing Our Kids?     Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    According to a recent Gallup poll, only 29 percent of Americans say they have a "great deal" or "quite a lot of confidence" in the U.S. education system. Michelle Rhee, StudentsFirst founder and CEO, discusses the quality of public education in the United States, with radio talk show host John Batchelor.

  • Bob Lutz Backs Romney, Forgives Bailout Stance Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 11:48 PM ET
    Mitt Romney

    Despite his earlier opposition to Mitt Romney’s candidacy for the White House, former General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz said Wednesday he backed the former Massachusetts governor.

  • Romney Leaps to Lead In Wisconsin     Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 7:46 PM ET

    "Ace pollster" Scott Rasmussen of Rasmussen Reports, discusses two major polls making waves today that could ultimately be a game changer come November.

  • Preview of Obama's Statement on Economy     Friday, 8 Jun 2012 | 10:14 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood previews the key points President Obama is likely to talk about when he delivers his statement on the U.S. economy from the White House.

  • Jeb Bush Praises Wisconsin Recall Results, Tea Party Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 9:29 PM ET
    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker greets supporters at an election-night rally June 5, 2012 in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on Wednesday hailed the outcome of the Wisconsin recall election, praising Governor Scott Walker for emboldening conservatives in their drive to slash spending on a national level.

  • Jeb Bush: 'Tea Party Alive & Well'     Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 7:31 PM ET

    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush (R) discusses the state of U.S. debt, the political impact of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's win, and President Obama's leadership performance.

  • Wisconsin Recall: Presidential Turning Point?     Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood rounds up all the action surrounding Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's recall win; and Tony Katz, Tea Party supporter and radio talk show host, and Mike Papantonio, "Ring of Fire" radio host, weigh in.

  • Why Stocks Love Scott Walker Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 4:08 PM ET
    Wisconsin Governor, Scott Walker

    You didn’t see it in the mainstream financial media Wednesday morning. But stocks loved Governor Scott Walker’s spanking of public-sector unions and Democrats in Wisconsin.

  • Santelli Rant on the Fed: Who's the 'Big Cheese'     Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on the Federal Reserve and reforms that could bring about growth and control costs. "Who's the big cheese? The big cheese isn't Ben Bernanke. The big cheese isn't Mario Draghi. The big cheese is Wisconsin," he says.

  • CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest details on Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's win in yesterday's recall election and its implication for the nation's presidential race.

  • Scott Walker (L) Tom Barrett (R)

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who is set to win a recall election, made a “big mistake” by going after public unions, Democratic State Senator Chris Larson said Tuesday.

  • Will Wisconsin Voters Recall Gov. Scott Walker? Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 3:06 PM ET
    Scott Walker (L) Tom Barrett (R)

    As Wisconsin voters head to the polls in a recall election that will decide the fate of Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday, Democrats and Republicans disagree over what — if anything — the results will mean for the presidential election in November.