Posts tagged "recall"

Illinois recall law much tougher than Wisconsin's to oust governor

Illinois recall law much tougher than Wisconsin's to oust governor
Wisconsin voters Blitzkrieged the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in a recall election won by incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker over challenger Democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. The special election came compliments of pissed off pro-labor and progressive activists, who gathered more than 900,000 signatures supporting Walker’s recall — when only about 540,000 were needed... Read more »

News Roundup: States launch inquiry into foreclosure crisis

All 50 states and the District of Columbia have launched a joint probe into the country’s mortgage lenders as new data show that banks across the United States repossessed a record number of homes in September. The probe was launched after allegations that some mortgage servicers have been signing off on thousands of foreclosure documents... Read more »