Wisconsin politics


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

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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. Read more

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There are Democratic candidates and activists organizing right now throughout the state in districts where moribund Republican incumbents have never had to worry about strong, legitimate challengers or energized voters. Read more

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Will Republicans in Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court with a new Trump-appointed justice be as complicit as Wisconsin’s Republican legislature and Supreme Court in allowing Trump to get away with destroying legal investigations? Read more

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The promises of job creation in Wisconsin made by Foxconn, Scott Walker and Donald Trump amount, essentially, to a pack of lies. Read more

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Scott Walker’s tax break for the wealthy, the Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit, is expected to cost the state over $1.4 billion by the middle of 2019. Read more

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The fact that so many Wisconsin voters know so little about Sen. Ron Johnson is surprising in a state so polarized by recalls and the divisive, extreme policies of Gov. Scott Walker that voter participation and intensity are among the highe... Read more

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To paraphrase Kurt Vonnegut, modern Republican conservatives believe in doing whatever the people who have all our money, drunk or sober, sane or insane, want them to do today. Read more

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Grand Avenue Club (GAC) opened its doors in December 1991 as a public-private sponsored nonprofit to give motivated, eager-to-work people who happen to be suffering from mental illnesses a community-oriented place Read more


Instead of watching the mind-numbing pre-Super Bowl program, we watchedC-SPAN and saw what Andrew Rosenthal of the L.A.Times called "the mostfantastic rally in 20 years of covering presidential campaigns." Itwas held at UCLA and featured M.. Read more

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 Hard to believe but will celebrate our 5th birthday on February 23. OK, let's get it out of the way. How about a contribution? C'mon. You can do it. We have paid our way by passing the bucket at events, free help, and small contri.. Read more

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