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Wisconsin GOP pushes through anti-union bill

Andy Manis / AP

Assembly Minority Leader Peter Barca, D-Kensoha, center, calls an impromptu news conference Wednesday, March 9, 2011, after Republicans in the Wisconsin Senate voted to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers after discovering a way to bypass the chamber's missing Democrats.

Wisconsin Republican state senators meet in a joint committee of conference and advance a bill stripping public unions of collective bargaining rights as Wisconsin State Representative voices his objections.

Read the full story here and see the video above about the vote that took place this evening in Wisconsin. Also, see our slideshow about the protests.