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Two of the three candidates would make excellent justices, so the Shepherd Express enthusiastically endorses both Ed Fallone and Jill Karofsky for Wisconsin Supreme Court. Read more

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Winning elections used to depend on making widespread, popular appeals to attract as many voters as possible; but for Republicans, winning depends on using tricks to prevent those who oppose them ever voting at all. Read more

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Wisconsin’s tween year of 2019 is over; next year—with its momentous political events and elections—will determine whether we all can peacefully coexist. Read more

Taking Liberties

Get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes; find out how by reading Saving Our Democracy. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

We Energies wants to further discourage customers from improving the health of the planet by penalizing them with a surcharge. Read more

Taking Liberties 3 Comments

The League of Women Voters of Wisconsin and others are challenging the constitutionality of the Legislature’s “extraordinary session” last December. Read more

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The tiny edge that got Hagedorn elected in the state Supreme Court should serve as a wake-up call to voters throughout the state. Read more

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The margin was close enough that Neubauer could seek a recount, but she would have to pay for it. Read more

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Judge Neubauer is our clear choice to bring judicial knowledge, legal acumen, fairness and independence to Wisconsin’s highest court. Read more

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The Shepherd Express endorses judges and MPS School Board candidates for the election of Tuesday, April 2. Read more

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The Wisconsin Supreme Court race comes down to a choice between an anti-LGBTQ bigot (Brian Hagedorn) and a deeply experienced, community-minded humanitarian (Lisa Neubauer). Read more

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The final proof of how terrible a candidate Appeals Court Judge Brian Hagedorn is for the Wisconsin Supreme Court is that even Republican business lobbyists are publicly fleeing from his candidacy. Read more

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama comes to town, while events related to the upcoming Wisconsin Supreme Court election ramp up. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

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It’s amazing how many people who consider themselves deeply religious fail to understand religious freedom and instead want to impose their own religious beliefs on everyone else by law. Read more

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Milwaukee Gun Violence Survivors Week kicks off as a progressive radio station hosts a two-year anniversary party. Read more

Saving Our Democracy

For a seemingly abstruse issue, the so-called dark-store loophole in state law received a resounding rejection when it was put on the ballot this past November. 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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Federal Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh, no doubt, clinched the Supreme Court nomination when Donald Trump learned he’d written that presidents should be exempt from criminal investigations and indictments while in office. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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