With the resignation of a Republican state senator last week, the influence and strength of Wisconsin’s GOP deteriorated even further, leaving the state senate divided evenly between Democrats and Republicans. Other events, including an ethics violation, further foster "a sense of crisis" for the GOP, explains Nation reporter John Nichols in this appearance on The Ed Show. Watch the clip to learn how Wisconsinites continue to make history as the state prepares for recall elections in June.

—Elizabeth Whitman