Tom Barrett and Kathleen Falk, Wisconsin governors-in-waiting who have never won statewide office, sat side by side in a crowded Madison ballroom trying to convince Democrats that their baggage won’t stop them from knocking off Republican Scott Walker in a June 5 recall.
The Malton, where Jacqueline Kennedy and her children vacationed in the 1960s, and two other Irish hotels were put on sale for 30 million euros ($41 million). That’s 10 million euros less than The Malton alone sold for in 2006.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has had 18 months to ponder his 2010 loss to Wisconsin’s Republican Governor Scott Walker. In 27 days he’ll get a shot at redemption -- a rematch in the third recall vote of a state chief executive in U.S. history.