Huge push by labor, tea party, in final hours before recall vote

Rick Moran
With less than 24 hours before the polls open in the Wisconsin recall election, both sides are making a final push to energize their supporters and get out the vote. The Hill: Major unions and Tea Party groups have plowed substantial funds into the recall election. Politicians on the national scene have journeyed to the state to campaign with their chosen candidates. But the stakes are particularly high for labor groups, which have invested heavily in the fight to unseat Walker and have expressed concerns that their traditional Democratic allies haven't been as committed. More than $63 million has been spent by Walker and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, his Democratic challenger, as well as outside groups. That figure tops the more than $34 million spent on the 2010 gubernatorial race, making it Wisconsin's most expensive state contest in history. Republicans and Democrats agree that the Tuesday showdown could be a preview for November's presidential race. A Walker win in...(Read Full Post)

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