Local Politics

Mellencamp unhappy with Gov. Scott Walker

Musician John Mellencamp wants Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker to know that he supports collective bargaining and union rights and Walker should know that before using his song "Small Town" on the campaign trail.

Agitator gets enough names to challenge Walker

State election officials said a political agitator running as a fake Republican in this spring's recall elections has now submitted enough valid nomination signatures to get on the ballot.