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Wisconsonites continue protesting at the state Capitol in Madison

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Monday afternoon he won't negotiate over his plan to strip most collective bargaining rights from nearly every public employee as he works to plug a $3.6 billion hole in the state budget.

On day seven of the protests against the bill at the Wisconsin Capitol, Walker insisted it was not political and was designed to make savings to help balance the budget.

"We're broke. Like nearly every other state across the country, we have a major deficit," he told msnbc's Chuck Todd. Continue reading...