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Alberta Darling

To Celebrate the Fourth, Scott Walker's GOP Declares Secrecy

Mary Bottari | Posted 07.04.2016 | Politics
Mary Bottari

On the same day that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced his run for president, the Wisconsin GOP has proposed a virtual gutting of Wisconsin's open records law, long considered one of the best in the nation.

Scott Walker Dumped as Chair of the Jobs Agency He Created

Mary Bottari | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics
Mary Bottari

Walker created his flagship Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) in 2011 and named himself Chairman of the Board. Now, as allegations of cronyism and corruption engulf WEDC, the Republican-controlled Joint Finance Committee has removed Walker as Chairman.

Amanda Terkel

Mitt Romney's Women Surrogate Problem | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In recent days, Mitt Romney's campaign has been trying to squash the perception that he's bad with the ladies. It's been bringing ou...

The Badger State's Bloody Stalemate

Andy Kroll | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics
Andy Kroll

Who really won in Wisconsin? And what does that portend for the fledgling movement sparked by the labor uprising in February and March?

Paige Lavender

Watch: Progressive Groups Run New Ads In Wisconsin Recall Elections | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three progressive groups are set to launch a six-figure television ad buy in the days leading up to the eight remaining Wisconsin state ...

Wisconsin: A Turning Point for Democracy

Jim Worth | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

The first two battles have been waged in Wisconsin and, if the opening clashes are any indication, 'the people' are going to take back the Badger State.

Wisconsin State Senate Candidates Square Off In Live Debate

Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

Two candidates facing off in the Wisconsin recall elections are taking part in a debate Monday night. Shelly Moore (D) is vying...

Wisconsin Town Hall Gets Heated Over Recall Elections, Debt Ceiling | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics

Tensions were high Sunday night at Whitefish Bay Village Hall, where an overflow crowd of about 120 people packed into U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner's t...

Wisconsin Democrats Make More Headway In Recall Effort

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

Dems will file a massive amount of signatures tomorrow to trigger a recall election against a fifth Wisconsin GOP state senator......