Today, Wisconsin is holding the greatest recall election in U.S. history. Six Republican senators are on the block, a result of Governor Scott Walker's sweeping anti-worker's rights proposals and the legislative maneuvering he engineered to pass them, which managed to offend Democratic and Republican lawmakers
alike. Amid a deep jobless recession, the brief Wisconsin campaigns have reportedly drawn roughly $40 million in spending. The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza describes them as "special elections on steroids,"
but adds that it's hard to draw any conclusions about what the unique showdown means