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Scott Walker is the 45th and current Governor of Wisconsin. He was elected in 2010, won a 2012 recall election and was reelected in 2014. Walker's career in politics began in 1992, when he was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Gov. Scott Walker appears seriously intimidated by the idea of a showdown with Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers. But it will happen this fall, whether Walker likes it or not. 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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Dan Kaufman stresses in The Fall of Wisconsin that the state whose motto was “Forward” has become the laboratory for America’s right-wing extremists, mislabeled as “conservatives.” more

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The Milwaukee County Board voted in favor of a referendum for the November 6 ballot; this will allow county voters to weigh-in on legalizing cannabis for adults. more

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Paul Masterson examines the field of Republican candidates for Paul Ryan’s soon-to-be-vacated congressional seat, and Democratic seats for the office of Wisconsin governor. more

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President Donald Trump broke ground on Foxconn’s new manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant Thursday. Simultaneously, protesters called for transparency and honesty concerning the state’s and village’s handling of the $10 billion factory. 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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Wisconsin voters can do their part to preserve America’s health care protections—including coverage for preexisting conditions—by removing Scott Walker and Brad Schimel from office this November. more

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Our Founding Fathers always feared America falling into the hands of a totally unscrupulous president without any respect for democracy. more

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Every family should apply for their election-year $100 bribe from Gov. Walker, but then they should vote for someone else this coming November who will restore all the community services Walker has devastated as governor. more

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For the Wisconsin’s LGBTQ voters, choices should be clear in the Nov. 6 midterm election. 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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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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Republicans desperately need to restore integrity to conservatism, but that won’t be possible until they stop intentionally appealing to white supremacists and trying to destroy fundamental principles of democracy and equality. more

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We need a governor who invests in education at every level, and we need this investment not just when the incumbent’s facing reelection and not just because his Democratic opponent could be a highly qualified educator. 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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Surprisingly, one of the busiest spaces for organizing progressive activism in Milwaukee is a family entertainment center in Bay View. more

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The Shepherd Express announces its political endorsements for the Tuesday, April 3, Wisconsin elections. 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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