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Effort to recall Wis. governor kicks off this week

Democrats and union leaders are organizing the effort to oust Gov. Scott Walker after he pushed through a law that ended collective bargaining for most public workers. They need to gather more than 540,000 signatures over the next few weeks in order to trigger an election.
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Democrats and union leaders are organizing the effort to oust Gov. Scott Walker after he pushed through a law that ended collective bargaining for most public workers. They need to gather more than 540,000 signatures over the next few weeks in order to trigger an election.

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