Obama addresses U.S. mayors on youth violence

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- President Obama told a gathering of U.S. mayors Tuesday government alone can't solve the problem of youth violence but does have a role to play.
Walker: Time for state to move forward

Walker: Time for state to move forward

MADISON, Wis., June 5 (UPI) -- Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Tuesday became the first U.S. governor to survive a recall vote, results from the special election showed.

Barrett: Wis. race not on national stage

MILWAUKEE, June 3 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said Sunday he's not interested in putting the recall race for Wisconsin governor on the national stage.

High turnout predicted in Wisconsin recall

MADISON, Wis., June 2 (UPI) -- A local official says thousands of requests for absentee ballots suggest the turnout will be high in Tuesday's recall election for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
Clinton stumps in Wis. to defeat Walker

Clinton stumps in Wis. to defeat Walker

MILWAUKEE, June 1 (UPI) -- Former President Bill Clinton Friday told an enthusiastic crowd in Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's strategy is the one that "doubled the national debt."
RNC: Walker win is 'lights out' for Obama

RNC: Walker win is 'lights out' for Obama

MADISON, Wis., May 31 (UPI) -- A win for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in next week's recall election would mean "lights out" for President Obama, the National Republican Committee head said.

Poll: Walker extends lead in Wis. recall

MADISON, Wis., May 16 (UPI) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has opened up a 6-percentage point lead over challenger Tom Barrett in the state's recall vote, a poll released Wednesday said.
Woman runs over husband in voting dispute

Woman runs over husband in voting dispute

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis., May 9 (UPI) -- A woman intent on voting for one candidate in Wisconsin's gubernatorial recall primary election ran over her estranged husband, who backed another, police say.

Walker, Barrett each claim future vision

MILWAUKEE, May 9 (UPI) -- GOP Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, each said a rare gubernatorial recall vote next month is about Wisconsin's future.

Barrett wins Wis. Dem recall primary

MADISON, Wis., May 8 (UPI) -- Tom Barrett won the Democratic primary Tuesday and will face Republican incumbent Scott Walker in Wisconsin's gubernatorial recall showdown, returns showed.
Indiana, North Carolina, West Virginia kick off final round of primaries

Indiana, North Carolina, West Virginia kick off final round of primaries

Fourteen states with about 770 electoral votes still have to weigh in on the Republican U.S. presidential primary.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

Poll: Walker, Barrett even in Wis. recall

MADISON, Wis., May 2 (UPI) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett are dead-even in a recall race for governor, a poll by Marquette University Law School indicates.
Walker leads potential Dem candidates

Walker leads potential Dem candidates

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker leads several possible Democratic opponents in hypothetical recall match-ups, a statewide poll released Wednesday indicates.
Second Democrat enters Wis. recall election

Second Democrat enters Wis. recall election

MADISON, Wis., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- A second Democrat announced her candidacy Wednesday in the campaign to recall and replace Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.
Obama visits Wisconsin, California

Obama visits Wisconsin, California

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama Monday traveled to Wisconsin, where he toured an energy company, and California, where he is campaigning for Democratic candidates.

Milwaukee initiates safe-sleep campaign

MILWAUKEE, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Milwaukee officials have begun a campaign against co-sleeping, the practice of keeping an infant in an adult's bed for the night.

Milwaukee mayor eyeing governor's seat

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett will announce this weekend he is a candidate for governor of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Saturday.

Milwaukee mayor's hand still hurting

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says his right hand may have been permanently damaged when he was attacked while aiding a grandmother in distress at the state fair.

Mayor who helped woman says he's no hero

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, who was beaten while coming to the aid of an assault victim, said Wednesday he is no hero.

Suspect held in beating of Milwaukee mayor

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Police said Sunday they have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with an attack on Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett at the Wisconsin State Fair.

Man could lose house over parking ticket

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A Milwaukee man could lose his house because of an unpaid $50 parking ticket, officials said.

U.S. mayors take aim at guns

NEW YORK, April 25 (UPI) -- U.S. mayors meeting in New York Tuesday called for tougher laws to combat gun violence, saying they will have to lead the way.

Milwaukee mayor seeks business with China

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is heading to China on a trade mission intended

Milwaukee hosts NAACP convention

MILWAUKEE, July 9 (UPI) -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett welcomed 10,000 people drawn to the city Saturday by the NAACP convention.

$70 million to restore Milwaukee City Hall

MILWAUKEE, May 2 (UPI) -- Stately columns and gargoyles adorn Milwaukee's City Hall but repairing structural defects in the 110-year-old building will cost $70 million.
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