Links 2/23: Wisconsin Protests & Related Issues

TPM reports on former Wisconsin┬ásenator┬áRuss Feingold’s response to Gov. Walker’s speech last night.

Gov. Walker was apparently punked into thinking he was talking to a big dollar political supporter when he was in fact talking to a journalist. Huffington Post has the story and the Democratic response to Walker’s statements.

TPM on the Walker press conference today. Note the ending. Walker and his staff are certainly staying classy.

Links 2/22: Wisconsin & Related Labor Issues

New York Times reports on reactions in Wisconsin.

TPM reports on Walker’s “fireside chat.”

Here’s the video:

Huffington Post reports on a similar situation in Indiana where Democratic State Senators fled the state. TPM reports on Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels  pulling back on the anti-union legislation later in the day.

Rachel Maddow makes a case for how the dots connect in Wisconsin and nationally.

USA Today / Gallup poll shows that Americans oppose weaker unions.

Nate Silver writes about the issue of leading questions in a Rasmussen Poll showing support for Walker.

NPR on the state of the Ohio bill to limit labor unions.

Sam Stein at Huffington Post on the money Wisconsin could lose due to Walker’s proposition.