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Think you know all there is to know about Sen. Tammy Baldwin? Think again. She delves deep into her story in a recent Shepherd Express interview. more

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While hot primary contests for governor and senator dominated Wisconsin news this summer, the statewide race for attorney general (between Josh Kaul and Brad Schimel) has been set for a year. more

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Here’s a question we never expected to be asking in 2018: Could Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker be a secret Russian agent? more

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April brought new hope for Wisconsin politics, including the election of Rebecca Dallet to the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the retirement of House Speaker Paul Ryan. more

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Hopefully, when the Wisconsin Legislature next convenes, it will be with a different legislative makeup, and it will be able to make up for the lost “Walker Decade” with better priorities. more

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The hundreds of thousands in the streets for the March for Our Lives were led by a wave of new, young voters and soon-to-be voters who reject the hypocrisy and dishonesty of politicians who fail to represent the best interests of their constituents. more

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Wisconsin voters can begin restoring integrity to one of the most corrupt state courts in the nation by electing Rebecca Dallet on Tuesday, Apr. 3, thus serving notice they’re coming for any Republicans in November who fail to stand up against ... more

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Advice and moral support from an “old” social and political activist to the young activists campaigning currently for stricter gun control measures in the U.S. more

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The Shepherd Express interviews Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Judge Rebecca Dallet and strongly encourages readers to get out and make their voices heard. more

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Military assault weapons have absolutely no legitimate use in civilian society at any age for either hunting or self-defense. There’s no season to bag large numbers of humans, and no one in America has any rational fear of being attacked by an army. more

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State Republicans have revised a law about young hunters so as to completely eliminate all minimum age limits. Now even toddlers can experience the joy of killing stuff as long they can lift a fully loaded weapon and squeeze the trigger. more

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The NRA’s shell-shocked paralysis this past week in the wake of another mass shooting seems to have allowed a little common sense to infiltrate the gun control debate; we must act now to bring about sensible gun control reform. more

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The NRA and its paid Republican politician lackeys are determined to prevent any restriction on guns, despite the death toll they cause. more

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We’ve all seen and heard Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke give his over-the-top support to the gun rights movement. Now we’re wondering if his position is based on principle or profit. more

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No surprise that Donald Trump’s reaction to the Orlando shooting managed to combine three of his favorite topics—hatred of immigrants, hatred of Muslims and love of himself. more

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We are saddened and outraged by the horrific attack on innocent club-goers in Orlando. more

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Republican state Rep. Joel Kleefisch of Oconomowoc, married to Wisconsin’s lieutenant governor, has proposed a bill opening the way for toddler hunting. more

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In Wisconsin, Republican state Rep. Jesse Kremer of Kewaskum and state Sen. Devin LeMahieu of Oostburg responded to the recent mass shooting at an Oregon community college with an appalling bill to force Wisconsin college campuses to stop b... more

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The Lethal Violence Protective Orders bill authored by state Sen. Nikiya Harris Dodd (D-Milwaukee) and state Rep. Mandela Barnes (D-Milwaukee) would allow a friend or family member who’s witnessed someone threaten to harm themselves or othe... more

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Decent people in a democracy should never entrust the safety of those they care about to a political party whose candidates cruelly dismiss concerns about the mass shooting of hundreds of Americans every year with a flippant “Stuff happens.... more

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