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  • Scott Walker Battles in Tight Wisconsin Recall Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 2:46 PM ET
    Scott Walker (L) Tom Barrett (R)

    Following a brief but bruising campaign, both sides of the recall election targeting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker are prepared for a razor-thin margin Tuesday.

  • Trump's Real Estate Plays  Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 7:32 AM ET

    Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, weighs in on making money in housing; the "unfair" recall election of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker; the issue of President Obama's birthplace; and Friday's weak jobs numbers.

  • Wisconsin Recall: Where Is Obama?  Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the first proxy election tomorrow for the U.S. Jim Dean, Chairman of Democracy for America and Robert Costa of the National Review, share perspective on why President Obama has not campaigned in Wisconsin.

  • Recall Battle in Wisconsin May Snarl Obama Camp Monday, 4 Jun 2012 | 9:30 AM ET
    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

    A GOP resurgence in Wisconsin, which has burst into full view as the party determinedly defends its governor in a rare recall election, is spilling into the presidential race.

  • Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

    With polls showing a widening lead for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in his recall election next week, could the outcome spell trouble for Democrats — and even President Obama?

  • Dems Dispatch Clinton to Wisconsin  Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 7:33 PM ET

    Team Obama has publicly downplayed the importance of Tuesday's Wisconsin recall election, says CNBC's Larry Kudlow. So why are the Democrats dispatching Bill Clinton to the front-lines? Julian Epstein, Law Media Group CEO, and Matt Lewis, Daily Caller senior contributor, weigh in.

  • Embattled Gov. Scott Walker Claims Job Gains Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 10:36 AM ET
    Wisconsin Governor, Scott Walker

    Gov. Scott Walker's administration says the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has finalized higher job numbers for Wisconsin for 2011, which would blunt one of his opponents' biggest arguments against him just six days before he stands for recall.

  • Video: Gov. Walker Spoke of 'Divide and Conquer' Friday, 11 May 2012 | 1:23 PM ET
    Wisconsin Governor, Scott Walker

    Newly released footage from January 2011 shows Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker describing a "divide and conquer" strategy for going after the state's public employee unions.

  • Wisconsin Governor Recall to Be Rematch Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 11:35 AM ET
    Wisconsin Governor, Scott Walker

    It's Milwaukee's mayor versus Gov. Scott Walker in the historic June recall election, setting up a rematch after a year of turmoil over budget cuts and union rights.

  • Indiana's Lugar in Fight as Voters Decide 4 Primaries Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 11:08 AM ET
    Senator Richard Lugar

    With Mitt Romney expected to coast to victory in three GOP presidential primaries, Indiana Senator Richard Lugar's re-election fight is the highest-profile contest in four states.

  • Romney Hopes for Victory in Wisconsin Primary Monday, 2 Apr 2012 | 10:49 AM ET
    Mitt Romney greets volunteers at a phone bank for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

    Mitt Romney's hopes for a solid win in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary may depend on a strong showing along Interstate 94, which bisects Milwaukee's GOP-rich western suburbs.

  • States With the Best Credit Scores Thursday, 29 Mar 2012 | 5:09 PM ET
    In January 2010, the average credit score in the United States was 692, according to  Today, it’s between 700 and 710, according to John Ulzheimer, president of consumer education at  a credit-monitoring website. In an interview with CNBC.com, he said that reduction of credit-card debt is the main factor behind increased credit scores. “There’s no doubt,” he said.If average credit scores are rising because consumers have begun to pay down their credit-card debts, then economic conditions must be

    Not all states are created equal. Read ahead to see which states have the best credit scores in the country.

  • Gunning for Greater Job Growth  Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

    Gov. Scott Walker, (R-WI), discusses job creation in his state and weighs in on the GOP race for the White House.

  • Gov. Walker on Recall Effort  Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 7:51 PM ET

    Gov. Scott Walker, (R-WI), defends his position on union reforms, and discusses whether a recall effort against him will embolden public unions to flex their muscles nationwide.

  • A Gathering Storm Over ‘Right to Work’ in Indiana Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012 | 11:33 AM ET
    State hearing room

    Leaders of Indiana's state legislature say their No. 1 priority when session opens Wednesday will be to push through a  a right-to-work law, aimed at curbing private sector unions, the New York Times reports.

  • Busiest Cities for the Holidays Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 4:15 PM ET
    Despite continuing economic troubles,  this holiday season. According to a new report from AAA, an anticipated 42.5 million will be traveling 50 miles or more, which is 4 percent more than last year.  To find out where the greatest numbers of those Americans will be traveling, Bert Sperling of  looked at airline flight statistics from last year. The resulting top 10 busiest cities are those that have the highest percentage of flights during the holidays. However, the list was not determined just

    Despite continuing economic troubles, more Americans are planning to travel this holiday season. The following top 10 busiest cities are those that have the highest percentage of flights during the holidays.

  • 10 Highly Paid Rookies Tuesday, 13 Sep 2011 | 3:57 PM ET
    For many people, a first job is an entry-level position whose greatest form of payment is experience. People taking these jobs have to slowly climb the ladder and prove themselves before they can earn better money. They have to pay their dues.For professional athletes, there is no entry-level job--they’re put on the field on day one and expected to deliver the goods. Rookie athletes are well-compensated for this, and for many sports fans, the players’ salaries and contracts are almost as fascina

    Check out our list of rookie athletes who received huge paydays to play for major league teams!

  • Packers CEO & Stadium Expansion  Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 11:55 AM ET

    Sharing insight into how the NFL league is faring financially since the recession and the latest on the stadium construction, with Mark Murphy, Green Bay Packers president/CEO and CNBC's Darren Rovell.

  • In Wisconsin Recall, Signs of a Tea Party Backlash? Tuesday, 16 Aug 2011 | 10:53 AM ET

    Wisconsin will hold its final two recall elections Tuesday amid signs that the bellwether state might be swinging back left after jumping on the tea party bandwagon in 2010, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • In Wisconsin, a Big Recall Push Comes Up Short Wednesday, 10 Aug 2011 | 12:46 PM ET

    The outcome was seen as a victory for Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican whose move to curtail collective bargaining rights for public workers this year set off a firestorm of protests, then counterprotests and finally a summer of unprecedented recall efforts, the New York Times reports.