publication date: Friday, June 26, 2015 (part of Summer 2015)

category: Government

clue: After walking away successfully from two bruising confrontations with Wisconsin's organized labor, he might now be on a path to the presidency.

explanation: Walker was the governor of Wisconsin who survived a recall election organized by unions after their wave of protests had failed to change his positions. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Mike Eberhart, and Aaron Shurtleff


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