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Republican state Sen. Randy Hooper of Wisconsin addresses fellow members in the Senate chamber at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. (AP)
Republican state Sen. Randy Hooper of Wisconsin addresses fellow members in the Senate chamber at the state Capitol in Madison, Wis. (AP)

Wisconsin Republican lawmakers are scrambling to push through the legislature several years' worth of conservative agenda items  before recall elections next month threaten to end their control of state government.

The GOP is working to pass measures such as legalizing concealed weapons, expanding school vouchers and requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls.

Mary Spicuzza of the Wisconsin State Journal tells us that Republicans are in danger of losing control of the state Senate because of a backlash against the controversial measure to strip some public unions of collective bargaining rights.

This segment aired on May 11, 2011.

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