Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who made news this year when he signed a bill that shut down the collective bargaining rights of state workers, spoke at the Union League Club of Chicago this morning. Meanwhile, members of Stand Up Chicago! had announced in advance that they planned to protest the governor's appearance, and did just that:
'Occupy' Protesters Heckle Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in Chicago
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