Wisconsin Recall Election Commences: "Enraged Democrats and labor activists gathered more than 900,000 signatures in support of the recall after they failed to stop [Governor Scott] Walker and his GOP allies in the state legislature from stripping most public employees of their union right to collectively bargain." Walker is the first Wisconsin governor to face recall; he'd be the first US governor to defeat a recall if he wins. State elections officials predict a 60 to 65 percent turnout.
"American women are mad as hell," said Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, the Democrats' chief sponsor of the bill. She said women earn 77 cents to the dollar for their male counterparts, which is up 18 cents since 1963, when President Johnson signed into law the Equal Pay Act.
Hannah Montana Now Brought to You by Broccoli: Disney says it will no longer accept junk food ads on its websites, radio stations, or TV channels aimed at children. Michelle Obama rejoices; Big Corn weeps.