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badger state voters decide whether to recall governor scott walker in an election with national implications. campaign catch. bill clinton helps president obama raise millions of dollars and take some direct shots at mitt romney. >> his plan is to go back to the bush program except on steroids. and fit for a queen. a star-studded concert and a spectacular fireworks display at queen elizabeth's diamond jubilee celebration. captioning funded by cbs
and good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. voters to wisconsin go to the polls today in a high-propriel election to decide whether to recall governor scott walker and elect tom barrett. at its core is to limit the public employees union and bargaining rights but it has national political implications. walker, a tea party favorite is battling democrats in a historically democratic state. susan mcginnis starts us off. susan, good morning to you. >> this vote could indicate which way it swings. it could make his because walker is only the third sitting governor to ever phase a recall election. >> since i've been sworn as your governor -- >> republican governor scott walker is in a political fight for his life. >> i need your help between today and 8:00 tomorrow, and if you help me with that, together we can move wisconsin.
>> wisconsin voters will decide today whether to keep him in office or give his job to democratic milwaukee mayor tom barrett. last year governor walker signed a law that diminished the power, pay, and benefits of public sector unions to help balance the state budget. opponents argue the governor's conservative agenda is wiping out funding for education and medicaid and that his tax plan favors the rich. >> we have a governor that's done a wonderful job making wealthiest people the happiest people. >> for a year the contentious battle has simmered in wisconsin exploding into a national debate. >> it's about so much more in wisconsin. what's at stake is how the government fills its budget holes. >> millions of dollars into campaign funds are pouring into the state from democratic and conservative groups across the
country. even well known politicians have flown in to help. >> this is about what's best for you and your kids and your future, but it's also about america. >> all eyes across our country are or wisconsin. everybody's looking at wisconsin. >> polls show governor walker with a razor thin lead over barrett, but pundits say it's still too close to declare a victory. it will all come down to who shows up at the polls to vote. now, we are expecting a record voter turnout today. also there are efforts being taken to stop voter fraud by the attorney general and the justice department. and, terrell, the other two elections with sitting governors, both of them lost. >> we'll be watching. susan mcginnis in washington. thank you so much. a just-released pewer er. poll finds surging partnership. including government's roll and its effectiveness.
in 1987 the average disparity was ten point this year, an 18-point difference and just 56% say they are either a democrat or republican, and an unprecedented 38% reject both parties and call themselves independent. president obama is back in washington after teaming up with former president clinton at a series of funltd raisers. mr. clinton said a mitt romney presidency would be a calamity situation for the nation. >> what's the difference here? share prosperity versus continued austerity and high unemployment. a politics of cooperation versus constant conflict and divide and conquer. >> president obama raised at least $3.6 million at the bill apple fundraisers. several more clinton events are plant before november. cia is optimistic a drone
hit a target command. the fbi is offering a $1 million award for him who moved up the al qaeda ranks after osama bin laden was killed. the u.s. officials say it's unclear if he was killed. jury selection is scheduled to begin today in the trial of former assistant penn state coach jerry sandusky. sandusky is accused of molesting ten boys, charges he denies. proposition cuters want to bring an out of town jury, something he's jekted until now. cbs money watch time now on a tuesday morning. sick rhetts. the tax hike in california right now and the return to the summer job. ashley morrison is here in new york with that. ash, good morning. >> good morning, terrell. they talked about europe's debt crisis. tokyo's nikkei rose more than 1% snapping a four-day losing streak while hong kong's hang seng added about a half a percent.
a sense of calm on wall street after last week's wild finish. stocks were mixed after a day that saw little volatility. the dow was down 17 points while the nasdaq finished up 12. voters in california will decide today whether to make lighting up in that state more expensive. proposition 29 would raise the cost of cigarettes up by $1. california has not raised taxes on tobacco products in more than a decade. there is some good news for teenagers looking for summer work. an analysis of friday's jobs record finds 157,000 found work in may. that's double a year ago. forecasters also say this year will be even better than last yearing and last year saw a 13% increase in teen hiring. and samsung is getting ready to take on apple's iphone. the company will start selling its galaxy s 3 later this month. the smartphone will be supported by the four major wireless
carriers here in the u.s. the galaxy has a bigger screen and thinner than the iphone. so the competition continues there. >> it's about time because the iphone is killing it right now. ashley morrison here in new york. ashley, thank you so much. the social security add nation has filed workers because they didn't perform random screenings at a random airport. it followed an internal investigation. the alleged incident happened last year at southwest international airport outside of fort myself. federal aviation officials are expected to begin their investigation of an air tanker that crashed while fighting a wildfire. two pilots were killed in sunday's crash. the fire on the nevada border has burned 8,000 acres. the crash has promised calls for the firefighting fleet to be updated. coming up on the c b"cbs morning news", a tribute to her
and shouldn't your cat be who he was born to be? discover your cat's true nature. purina one. oh, what a throwback. that's madness singing their hit "our house" on top of buckingham palace, otherwise known as buck house. queen elizabeth was there wearing some very fashionable yellow ear plugs. joining her were 12,000 concert winners to watch the big show. the pomp and pageantry, all of the fun, all of it ending today. for more on what's going on, monica is in the square. monica, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. a very big day of festivity. she'll head to the cathedral for
a service and host lunch for 700 people. if you wondering where the 700 people fit, the answer is right behind me, westminster hall. some of your viewers may be familiar with it. that's where big ben is and also the parliament. it truly is a celebration fit for a queen. the jubilee wraps up today. the royal family will attend a service at st. mark's cathedral. one member of the family will be missing. the queen's husband, prince philip, who turns 91 on sunday was hospitalized yesterday with blaerd infection. he'll remain under observation for a few days. hundreds of thousands have tunnelled o it to celebrate the diamond jubilee. after 60 years the queen is more popular than ever with approval ratings of more than 90%. >> i've been with her all may life. i watched her core neigh and watched her through everything. i think she's amazing.
>> reporter: last night the queen attended only part of a star-studded concert featuring ste stevie wonder, elton john, and paul mccartney. but she was there to enjoy the cheers of the crowd initiated by her son prince charles. >> three resounding cheers for her majesty, the equip. hip, hip. >> hooray! >> hip, hip. >> hooray! >> hip, hip. >> hooray. >> reporter: the night ended with a kiss on the hand and a smile and a fireworks display, lighting up the sky above buckingham palace. and, terrell, the buckingham palace up till now said the queen will address the nation today. she wants to thank everybody for the celebration. it's not clear whether she'll mention her husband prince
philip who's at the hospital. >> monica, thank you so much. we'll take break. coming up on your tuesday morning we'll have the weather forecast and in sports the thunder are rolling closer to the finals after stealing another one from the spurs. we'll be right back. chili's lunch break combos start at just 6 bucks. so ditch the brown bag for something better. like our bacon ranch quesadillas or big mouth burger bites, served with soup or salad, and fries. starting at just 6 bucks, at chili's. its smooth taste spreads across your bread's delicate surface. while melting into those creamy mashed potatoes... bringing a rich, warm tenderness to your peas. ohhh! it's i can't believe it's not butter!
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let's check your national forecast. going to be a very wet day for most of the country. look for showers in the northeast, severe thunderstorms with wind and hail will target the deep south. rain and scattered storms will pop up in the west so it will be mostly dry in the midwest. in sports this morning the l.a. kings are on the brink of history. just one game away from winning their very first stanley cup. and goalie jonathan quick helped put them there with another great game. he made 22 spectacular saves if the devils for a third postseason shutout. they blanked new jersey, 4-0. they can clinch the cup tomorrow night in l.a. in basketball, one more win and the oklahoma city thunder are headed to the finals. rustle westbrook's jumper. he finishes with 23. manu ginobili throws up a prayer for a tie with three seconds on the clock, but he misses. the thunder beat san antonio 108-103 to take a 3-2 series lead. to baseball now, the oakland
a's jared parker got so close to throwing a no-hitter. he struck out six. then in the eighth michael young singled for center, getting the only hit off parker. a's blast texas, 12-1. and some ninth inning heroics. top of the inning against the phillies, he punches one into the left field to drive in the ining with run and in the bottom of the frame, he makes a great diving kachlt l.a. rallies past philadelphia, 4-3. at the french open, maria sharapova barely survived the marathon match. it took her three hours and 11 minutes to knock off her opponent. she'll move on to the quarterfinals. on the men's side, 6-2, 6-0, 6-0. and cancer connection. childhood survivors of cancer appear to be at a high risk of developing breast cancer. amage.
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a look at the forecast in some cities toward country. in d.c., thunderstorms and 72. thunderstorms, 82 in atlanta. partly sunny and 82 in st. louis. partly skies in seattle, 57 degrees. top stories on a tuesday. voters in wisconsin go to the polls to decide whether to recall governor scott walker. walker, a republican, is running against democratic milwaukee mayor tom barry. and former president clinton appeared with president obama at three fund-raisers here in new york. mr. clinton said a romney presidency would be calamitous for the nation. 43 years after a u.s. soldier died fighting in vietnam, the letters he wrote to his family are finally coming home. sergeant steve flaherty was killed in 1969. he was only 22. during the war the vietnamese recovered the letter and used
them as propaganda. to health news now, radiation treatment has saved countless children from lymphoma and other types of cancer but now a new story of women who beat cancer as children have a higher risk of breast cancer. >> reporter: jeanie miller was just a teenager when she was diagnosed with cancer. >> i heard hodgkin's and i didn't know what that meant at 16 years. >> reporter: it meant hodgkin's lymphoma, cancer of the immune system. she was treated with radiation and chemotherapy. for the next 20 years she was carefully monitored for health problems from cancer treatment. >> i knew there was a reason i was going back every year. i knew they saved me once and they may need to again. >> she did.
last year cancer was expected in both breasts. >> i expect ed it to come when was 60 or 70. >> when did it come? >> when i was 36. i kept saying, you know, this cannot be happening. >> again. >> again. >> the study of more than 1,200 women who received chest radiation for childhood cancers found 24% developed breast cancer by age 50. for hodgkin's lymphoma survivors like miller, it's about 30%. that's about 15 times the normal rate. she helped run the study. >> we're talking about 50,000 women alive today who have been treated with high doses of radiation and based on the risks we found in our study, these women should be screened. >> but fewer than half get the recommended breast exams at age 256789 jeanie had a double mastectomy last year and appears
to be cancer-free. >> it's a scary place. you let yoirs go there for two minute, two seconds and cry your way back out because it didn't and i'm grateful for that. >> survivors of any type of childhood cancer need close follow-up. possible long-term effects include getting a number of cancers, not just breast, as well as cancer to the heart, kidney, an lungs. dr. jon lapook. cbs news, new york. you won't believe this. a 69-year-old truck driver has received some serious sun look at how wrinkled the left side of his phase is. the unidentified driver spent 28 years behind the wheel. his left side of his face received more ultraviolet rays. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," erica hill wraps up coverage of the queen's diamond jubilee celebration in london. i'm terrell brown.
>> a couple of sprinkles in spots. 50s and low 60s. that feels pretty good. i've got some 90s on the seven- day forecast. it's coming back here toward the end of the week, weekend time. let's talk about today, though. because those of you leaving early, let's back up and give you that day planner. we have good visibility in town. light sprinkles going on. 59 degrees. noontime temps upper 60s. highs today only in the low 70s. there's a chance of a spotty showers this afternoon but a pretty decent day. want to show you the showers we've been watching overnight. they've come in from the north. a little tough to see here. we'll switch it over to live doppler 9hd. south and east of town is where we're seeing the showers. there's nothing going on north of us. a stray sprinkle in fairfax county toward centreville and chantilly. as you zoom in, i'm see this here. just a little bit approaching manassas. you go down the river at charles county and much more at anne arundel, calvert county,
upper marlboro, over to north beach and plum point. a few heavier showers here from st. leonard toward solomons toward st. mary's county and even to our south and west we're seeing a few showers as well. but this stuff will be leaving. you should be all right for much of the day with highs in the low 70s. let's go to monika at 4:27 with time saver traffic. thank you so much. good morning, everybody. it's just the construction this morning that may slow you down just a bit because it's tightening the the roadways so much. look at the slow traffic. if you're planning to head over to route 1 and kenning worth, only the right lane -- kenilworth, only the right lane was getting by. this is fine in okon hill. no problems owe the -- in oxon hill. no problems to report at 210. loads of construction here. on the outer loop of the beltway between the legion bridge and the gw parkway, west
at the dulles toll road, inner and outer loops, both directions between route 7 and i-66 as well. so lots of construction on the west side of town. let's take a look coming in from the south on the northbound side of i-95. looking good in springfield heading through this area up to 395 you should be fine. coming up in my next report, we'll go to 270 at 4:39. jury selection is scheduled to begin today in the child sex abuse scandal of jerry sang dusky. -- jerry sandusky. prosecutors say the abuse happened at sandusky's home and on the penn state campus. several of his alleged victims are expected to take the stand to testify during the trial. sandusky so far has denied any wrongdoing. in another high profile case, george zimmerman remains in jail this morning after a judge revoked his bond. the former neighborhood watch leader who's charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of tray cranmore
continue returned to police custody sunday. >> zimmerman and his wife are accused of misleading the court about their finances in order to get a lower bond back in april. randall pinkston has more. >> reporter: george zimmerman wore handcuffs and a bulletproof vest when he returned to the seminole county jail sunday. prosecutors say the last time he was there, he tried protecting himself with code words. transcripts of jailhouse phone calls with his wife suggest the couple tried to hide more than $100,000 from the scour. in april shelly zimmerman testified by phone at her husband's bond hearing say the couple was penniless. >> you all have no money, is that correct? >> to my knowledge that's correct. >> reporter: but four days before that hearing, george zimmerman was recorded speaking to his wife in coded language from a phone inside the jail. zimmerman: so total everything, how much are we