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By stripping Governor-elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul of the power to deliver on their campaign promises, republican legislators have openly opposed the concept of democracy. more

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Official White House Photo by Amy Rossetti

Trump escaped his own vicious world for a brief moment of quiet reflection over Thanksgiving. When he was asked what he was most thankful for, Americans already knew his answer: himself. more

Taking Liberties 4 Comments

Wisconsinites pay more than they should for health care. With the election of Gov. Tony Evers, Kevin Kane of Citizen Action of Wisconsin explains how that can change for the better. more

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Yes, it was disappointing to see that Trump’s inflammatory racism still worked against some outstanding candidates around the country, but it didn’t work in Wisconsin, and Walker’s gone. more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

Democrat Tony Evers narrowly beat Republican incumbent Gov. Scott Walker after a heated race early this morning. more

Daily Dose 1 Comments

The Shepherd Express endorses several candidates for national, state and local offices for the election taking place on Tuesday, Nov. 6. more

News Features 5 Comments

We are providing you with the top 12 reasons to make a change in our governor’s office, but the final choice is up to you. more

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Photo credit: Evan Casey

Approximately 4,100 people flocked to see former President Barack Obama speak at North Division High School Friday afternoon. more

Daily Dose

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Illustration by: Melissa Lee Johnson

Long before Donald Trump demeaned the presidency of the United States by telling lie after lie, Gov. Scott Walker was working on his own Pinocchio nose. more

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Trump’s base is a fringe element. Their only loyalty is to Donald Trump—certainly not to pale Republican imitators who don’t get their blood boiling at raucous hate rallies. more

Taking Liberties 1 Comments

The door is open to the legalization of cannabis in Wisconsin with two major votes: 18 advisory referenda and the gubernatorial election, both on Tuesday, Nov. 6. more

Issue of the Week 3 Comments

Besides assuring urban voters Tony Evers won’t be openly hostile to them like Scott Walker has always been, Mandela Barnes speaks to the struggles of families in all neighborhoods in Wisconsin. more

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Photo credit: Scott Walker Facebook page

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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While the changing picture of the Foxconn development signals trouble to some, supporters have framed it as just the company’s way of adapting to ensure long-term success. more

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Photo credit: Facebook Page for Scott Walker

In his campaign for reelection, Scott Walker already appears to be giving up on presenting a kinder, gentler image. more

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The Shepherd Express enthusiastically and unequivocally endorses Tony Evers for governor. more

News Features

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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Read Saving Our Democracy for the week of May 17-23 to find out what social and political justice-related events are taking place throughout the greater Milwaukee area. more

Saving Our Democracy

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Photo credit: Phil Roeder

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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Photo credit: Scott Walker Facebook page

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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