Wisconsin moved one step closer to a recall election on Monday.

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The deadline for Governor Scott Walker to challenge the more than one million signatures gathered to recall him from office came and went on Monday – with the Governor declining to challenge any of the signatures. That means the recall petitions only have one more hurdle to clear before a recall election date is set – and that’s state election officials who have until March 19th to validate the signatures.

Then the stage will officially be set – grassroots activism versus big corporate money. The Koch brothers have already pledged to do all they can to help Walker stay in office – and in a post-Citizens United world – they have a much, much louder voice than ordinary Wisconsinites. But something tells me the millions of working people across Wisconsin who spearheaded this effort won’t let democracy be stolen.

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This is great news for the citizens of Wisconsin. Of course, there will always be that percentage of people who hang on to Walker, but with the ground-swell fo support the petitions received, they should be able to successfully recall the Governor. Don't take it for granted, though. Remember what happened with the chief justice there.

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