Furlong offers take on Democratic recall candidates
Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean Scott Furlong talked politics with NBC 26 Tuesday (April 10), offering his thoughts on the candidates vying to challenge Gov. Scott Walker in the upcoming recall election. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett may have an edge in terms of name recognition and recent experience, Furlong noted — it was Barrett who challenged Walker when he won election in 2010. But former Dane County Executive Kathleen Falk could have an advantage because of some voters’ anger over the issue of collective bargaining. Full story.