Wisconsin recall takes spotlight off candidates | June 5 Schedules
By Natalie Jennings,
The political world will turn its focus from the presidential race on Tuesday to watch the finale of the Wisconsin recall race. PostPolitics will have full coverage and updates on the election throughout the day.
Follow Rachel Weiner (@FixRachel) on Twitter for updates from Wisconsin. Here are the poll closing times for all the June 5 primaries (all times ET):
8 p.m.: New Jersey, South Dakota (some polls)
9 p.m.: Wisconsin, New Mexico, remaining South Dakota polling places
10 p.m.: Montana
11 p.m.: California
Here’s your look at the candidates’ schedules for Monday, June 4, from the White House press office and the PBS News Hour Political Calendar.
Tuesday, June 5 (All times ET)
11:00 a.m. The first lady joins Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger at the Newseum in Washington to announce “significant advancement of Disney’s existing nutrition guidelines policy.”
6:30 p.m.Vice President Biden will attend an event for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in Alexandria, Va.
9:45 a.m. Rep. Paul Ryan holds a roundtable on Mitt Romney’s behalf in Raleigh, N.C.
2 p.m. Ann Romney afternono event with Florida State Sen. Anitere Flores in Miami
4:10 p.m. Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign event in Fort Worth, Tex.
Top stories on PostPolitics right now:
Dan Balz: It hardly took another study for people to know that political polarization in this country is deeply embedded. Still, a report issued Monday by the Pew Research Center paints a particularly stark portrait of a nation in which the most significant divisions are no longer based on race, class or sex but on political identity.
David Nakamura: Obama’s popularity with Hollywood glitterati is again on display as his campaign mobilizes to amass cash. But the GOP is taking advantage of the celebrity affiliations too, with new attack ads.
On the Fix: What would a Scott Walker win tell us about Wisconsin and its status as a swing state in the presidential election?
The Fact Checker examines the White House’s use of data on the gender wage gap, gives one Pinocchio.
This post has been updated with new events.