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The future majority in the Wisconsin State Senate may depend on the results of the race in the Fifth State Senate District. more

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The only political conspiracy so far is among Republicans hell-bent on confirming Brett Kavanaugh despite all his sordid baggage and dishonest testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. more

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There’s an effective, permanent way to protect health care for everyone in Wisconsin with pre-existing conditions: vote both Scott Walker and Brad Schimel out of office. more

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Paul Ryan’s sanctimonious public pronouncements rarely bear any resemblance to what he and his fellow Republicans are actually doing. more

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Here are some of the key forms voter suppression takes in Wisconsin. more

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There’s a common, everyday issue that reveals just how little Donald Trump and Republicans actually care about all those “forgotten Americans” who desperately hoped two years ago a self-absorbed billionaire blowhard would somehow be on their side. more

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U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin is looking stronger than ever against either of her extremely unpleasant Republican challengers—Kevin Nicholson or Leah Vukmir—whose bloody cage match will come to a welcome end with next week’s Tuesday, Aug. 14, primary elect more

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Chris Abele wants control. When Abele-funded candidates win elections, who do you think they will be responsive to: their constituents or the guy that bought them their job? more

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The latest development in Donald Trump’s total destruction of political beliefs within the Republican Party is his creation of a $12 billion, taxpayer-funded welfare program for farmers. 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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The U.S. Supreme Court passed up a chance to strike down Wisconsin’s brazenly corrupt political gerrymandering that supporters of democracy hoped would finally lead to fairer, more honest election districts throughout the country. more

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ABC cancelled the very popular return of sitcom “Roseanne” given its star’s recent racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett. The ugly racism that destroyed the show is now on its way to doing the same thing to the Republican Party. more

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Despite the evident fall of rightwing zealot Steve Bannon, Wisconsin still has two Republican candidates who were sleazy enough to receive Bannon’s personal endorsement: Kevin Nicholson—a candidate for the Republican nomination to oppose ... more

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Impeachment by the House of Representatives and conviction by the Senate will happen if and only if there is a very clear smoking gun showing anyone other than Trump’s committed base that the president crossed serious criminal lines. more

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Former President Richard Nixon’s big lie about welfare going to Cadillac-driving African Americans is still being perpetuated decades later by Republicans like Gov. Scott Walker to draw racist support for their ongoing war on the poor. more

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It’s time for Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to leave the fairytale playground that she bought with her family’s money and step into the real world of public education; either that, or it’s time for her to get out of the way of the people. more

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In politics, it’s easier to sell something that attracts lots of people than something few people want; this sums up the problems facing Democrats trying to find the right candidate to challenge Republican Gov. Scott Walker. more

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Total control of the legislature—along with control of the governor’s office—has allowed the Republicans to pass a host of very controversial and often self-serving legislation that led many Republican legislators to actually believe that they are ab more

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Is Paul Ryan’s political career really over? Who knows; he’s lied to us about everything else. After separating himself from the disastrous Trump presidency, yet another fraudulent version of Paul Ryan could emerge in the future to lead ... more

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Ryan was the consummate reverse Robin Hood. more

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