Gov. Scott Walker has become a national political figure — a hero to some, a demon to others. But no one doubts his passion or resolve.

Man on a mission

Gov. Scott Walker’s sense of mission has often brought controversy. While his supporters say his boldness will be rewarded, his critics blame him for dividing the state. Part three in a three-part series.

Love him or hate him

Gov. Scott Walker’s supporters and foes agree that he is not like most other politicians. The first governor in Wisconsin history to face a recall attempt is bolder, more focused, less cowed by criticism. Where they disagree is over whether this is a virtue or a vice. Part one of a three-part series.

Scott Walker: Regrets, he’s had a few

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, known for his toughness in defending his positions, acknowledged Friday that he’s made mistakes in how he’s gone about achieving his agenda. The Republican governor, now facing a recall effort, said he regretted not having done a better job of selling his changes regarding collective bargaining for public employees.

Ad campaign comes ‘close to the line’

In recent weeks, two conservative groups have run three television ads praising changes in Wisconsin’s relationship with its public employees. What’s unusual is not the message of the ads, but the tax status of their sponsors.