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How 10 major media outlets reacted to Walker recall win

June 6, 2012 by NCC Staff


The votes are counted in the Wisconsin recall election, and Scott Walker will remain as governor in a victory big enough to avoid a recount.

The contest was widely seen as a test of union strength in Wisconsin and the ability of the GOP and Tea Party supporters to get out the vote.

So what does it all mean? Here are the mass media reports on the day after Walker’s win, which show mixed perceptions of what the vote means for the 2012 presidential contest between former Governor Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama.

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Wisconsin recall: The biggest losers

A victory for curbs on public worker unions

Wisconsin's Walker survives recall by wide margin

Walker emerges victorious in Wisconsin recall

How Scott Walker won the Wisconsin recall election

How did Scott Walker win Wisconsin?

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