Articles from April, 2012

A round up of recall charges, counter-charges

The pace of claims and counter-claims is accelerating as Wisconsin’s recall election for governor sprints to its June 5, 2012 conclusion. The primary is May 8. We’ve been tracking many of the statements, and will continue to do so in the coming weeks. Here’s a look at the some of the major emerging issues in the early campaign ads.

At end of one-year term, a final score on Abele-O-Meter

The end of Chris Abele’s one-year term as Milwaukee County executive means it’s time for a final look at how the political newcomer did in keeping promises he made as a candidate.

A look at some familiar attacks from recycled ads

As the Republican presidential campaign moved to Wisconsin, the attack ads followed. Two national political action committees have been airing a pair of television ads -- one from the Red, White and Blue Fund attacks front-runner Mitt Romney, and a second, from Restore Our Future, goes after Rick Santorum.   We take a look at some already-evaluated claims.