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A bitter political battle underway in Wisconsin the State's lieutenant governor is the first in the country ever to face a recall election.
Rebecca -- -- finding herself in a brutal fight along with governor Scott Walker.
Because of his moves to try to restrict collective bargaining among public employees.
Our Mike Tobin has a one on one with the lieutenant governor and a closer look at the recall race so who -- she -- John lieutenant governor -- -- fish holds a few titles mother cancer survivor but now that she's got this title of the first lieutenant governor.
To ever be recalled she knows it's not about her is because she has supported governor Scott Walker and his policies.
That took the union clout.
They are using the recall function of our state constitution as a weapon.
A weapon to seek revenge political revenge specifically.
-- a special interest for a big -- interest doesn't get what they want they have learned that they can use -- recall to exact revenge.
Now the way the law is written the governor lieutenant governor are elected together but recalled separately so there is that off chance.
That you could have the top two executives in this state split over party lines.
By the way the fund raising numbers came out today in the overall trend that we're seeing a that the Republicans are outpacing the democratic rivals in terms of raising money -- John.
I think of Wisconsin is this sort of genteel mild mannered you know mid western upper Midwestern State but the politics there.
Has really gotten pretty nasty and she's not been spared -- She has not been spared when the critics come matter it's oftentimes very personal directed at her husband and her kids.
Early in this process we heard let's bring -- left wing radio come at her.
In a -- much more vulgar than we have heard male politicians mocked.
-- -- -- -- -- Affirmed the only issue -- all the talk -- -- know why the gate.
And he is good there that I think can be very.
And I had heard at one point Rebecca played fish pulled to train but that must have been a different story I was reading about and is.
Now for the record -- -- democratic opponents is that kind of dialogue has no place in civil discourse in fact.
Mail on Mitchell who was ahead of the firefighters union is running and one of his primary campaign points is healing.
This bitter partisan rift in Wisconsin gun.
Well that is awful in a word.
My children there in Wisconsin might think --
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