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

    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

  • Top States for Business: Wisconsin Has Competitive Edge

    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.

  • 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
    Are We Failing Our Kids?

    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.

  • 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
    Jeb Bush: 'Tea Party Alive & Well'

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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
    Trump's Real Estate Plays

    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
    Wisconsin Recall: Where Is Obama?

    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
    Dems Dispatch Clinton to Wisconsin

    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.