Tuesday June 5, 2012 Happening Now

Today is the culmination of a year and half long political battle in the state of Wisconsin as voters head to the polls to decide the fate of the recall election between WI Governor Scott Walker and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. Wisconsin will also have its regularly scheduled Presidential primary.

There are also primaries today in CA, MT, NJ, NM and SD.

Keep a close eye on the two republican versus democrat races in NJ and CA.

California also votes on a $1 dollar /pack cigarette tax.

We are also going to take a look at the double edged sword that is Former President Bill Clinton when it comes to President Barack Obama’s race for the White House.

Capitol Hill is taking up the Paycheck Fairness Act today in what is widely seen as a political move that has no chance of passing.

The CIA reports today it is "optimistic" a drone strike has killed Al Qaeda's second in command in Pakistan's tribal areas. We are working to confirm those reports.

Meanwhile, the WSJ is reporting the CIA is drastically reducing its mission in Iraq. We'll take a closer look.

Wildfires continue to rage in the Southwestern United States. We may add a guest on this developing story.

Clint Henderson is the Executive Producer for “Happening Now” and an avid traveler. Follow his adventures on Twitter, ClintPHenderson, and Instagram, clintpage1.