Weekend surge helps propel Walker recall push

As many as 30,000 people showed up at a rally Saturday as part of the effort to recall Wisconsin governor Scott Walker. Organizers say they have 105,000 signatures on the recall petition. They need 540,000.
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As many as 30,000 people showed up at a rally Saturday as part of the effort to recall Wisconsin governor Scott Walker. Organizers say they have 105,000 signatures on the recall petition. They need 540,000.

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