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Effort to recall Wisconsin governor gets 50,000 signatures in 48 hours

Democrats and union leaders behind the effort to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker say they've collected 50,000 signatures in 48 hours. Recall organizers need to average 9,000 signatures a day to get the 540,000 needed to force a recall election of Walker.
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Democrats and union leaders behind the effort to oust Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker say they've collected 50,000 signatures in 48 hours. Recall organizers need to average 9,000 signatures a day to get the 540,000 needed to force a recall election of Walker.

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