President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney are both embarking on a week heavy with travel through battleground states and appeals to key constituencies.
The downturn is 'pervasive' and could hurt future growth, but major metropolitan gateway areas are less affected, analysis of Census data shows.
Wisconsin residents made history by collecting over 1 million signatures to force a recall of their governor, Republican Scott Walker, and Latinos are voicing their discontent with their governor.
So far this year, 34 states have introduced laws that would make it harder for more than five million eligible voters to cast ballots in 2012, 12 passed.
Maria Salcido, who is Hispanic, has sued the University of Southern Mississippi, alleging that racial discrimination there has prevented her from graduating with a master's degree.
The need for Spanish-speaking professionals in Wisconsin is on the rise. Area businesses are striving to find new ways to meet the needs of that growing population, which is why many of them sent their employees to a week-long program at U.W.-Green Bay.
Six states have enacted some form of government ID laws, meaning that citizens cannot cast a vote until they show some form of ID. The majority of people may have an ID but there is a percentage who do not, according to the Brennan Center for Justice
Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin created a political storm by leaving town in an attempt to thwart Gov. Scott Walker’s union busting bill. The walk out was heard around the world and what started out as a Hail Mary pass by fourteen Democrats turned into tens of thousands taking over Madison, Wisconsin’s capitol. While protests rarely have real and immediate political impacts the Wisconsin protests are destined to be that rarity. GOP lawmakers are now facing recalls and Gov. Walker has apparently lost sufficient GOP votes to legally proceed with his high tech union busting scheme.