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Scott Walker Is Missing!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

When a governor goes AWOL......

Walker, Uninformed -- and Unperturbed

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Scott Walker doesn't know. And he doesn't care....

Scott Walker Goes National. (National Bites Back.)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.09.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Some people bask in the sudden spotlight. Some people get burned......

Jason Linkins

It's Probably Not The Best Idea To Insult Wisconsin Voters When You're Trying To Win A Close Election | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

The Wisconsin gubernatorial race has been as tight as a tick since late July, with the last Marquette Law School poll depicting the contest as a genui...

Reporters Barred From Speaking To Attendees At Mary Burke, Michelle Obama Event

The Huffington Post | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

Reporters in Wisconsin are up in arms about what they described as "creepy" and "distressing" practices by media handlers at an event with first lady ...

Voter Wars: 'Step Away From the Polls. Step Away...'

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Thinking of voting this November? A certain party might like you to reconsider... (Hint: It's spelled "G-O-P.")...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

As First Jobs Promise Flops, Governor Says There Won't Be A Second | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During Scott Walker's 2010 campaign, he promised to create 250,000 Wisconsin jobs in his first term as governor. As the Republican's fir...

Scott Walker Does a Number on His Job Numbers

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Promises? Walker is a wriggler!

Scott Walker, the Pride(?) of Wisconsin

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

He's my governor. He wants to be your president. And 27,000 pages of secret documents later, he's in a bit of trouble. Don't say you weren't warned......

Amanda Terkel

Russ Feingold Group Jumps Into Fight To Defeat Scott Walker | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Progressives United, the political action committee founded by former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), jumped into the Wisconsin gubernatori...

Walker: Let's Meet Over Brats And Beer

Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

By SCOTT BAUER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADISON, Wis. -- Gov. Scott Walker, fresh from becoming the nation's first governor to survive a recall electi...

Walker Win Could Bode Well For 2012 Candidate

Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MILWAUKEE -- Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall victory in Wisconsin sets the stage for what's now expe...

WATCH: Lawmaker Sings Scott Walker Recall Song

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

On Saturday, the four Wisconsin Democrats vying for the party's gubernatorial nomination spoke at the Wisconsin Democratic Party's Founders Day dinner...

Wisconsin Recall Opponents: Barking Up the Wrong Fruit

Rick Horowitz | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

When the car dealership sells you a clunker, you're allowed to send it back -- that's the Lemon Law. And here in Wisconsin, when your governor turns out to be a clunker, you're allowed to send him back, too -- that's a recall.

LIVE BLOG: Walker Recall Effort Now Under Way

Patch | Adam W. McCoy | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

Real-time coverage of the first day of the effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker from office. Stay on top of what's happening with the recall a...

It's Recall Time For Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

Mother Jones | Andy Kroll | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

In late September, Democratic pollster Paul Maslin met with staffers from the Democratic Party of Wisconsin in a bright conference room with a view of...

Obama Takes a Meeting With Mephistopheles. Again.

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

As close readers of this blog might recall, last summer President Obama took a meeting with Mephistopheles - the representative of the Devil - for o...

Wisconsin's Embattled Gov Says, "Look Over There!"

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Nevada? Chicago? Scott is talking in code and it's older than anything the Packers have in their playbook.

Greetings From the Great Wisconsin Toolshed!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

MILWAUKEE -- Because it's all so important, because so much is at stake, because the issues on the line here in the Badger State go right to the heart...

Targeting Unions: The Table Scraps War

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The regular people of Toilerville worked hard, but it was difficult to stay ahead even in the best of times. Which is why the regular people of Toilerville were so grateful for the gristle.

In Madison, The Governor Gets Buffaloed

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

So it turns out I'm not the only person in Wisconsin without caller ID. Then again, I never get any calls from Buffalo bloggers pretending to be one of my billionaire sugar daddies.

Sam Stein

Wisconsin Democrat: Scott Walker Exposed As 'Cocky' And 'Gullible,' Has Pushed Us Away From Negotiations | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A member of the crew of 14 Democratic state senators who fled Wisconsin to prevent passage of a sharp anti-union measure, said a reveali...

In Wisconsin, Singing Out for Justice

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

There once was a union maid/ Who found herself betrayed/ By sharps and clowns in Madison town/ Who decided that they'd degrade her trade.

WI-Gov: 52% Walker (R), 42% Barrett (D) (Rasmussen 10/25)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/25/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release Wisconsin 2010 Governor 52% Walker (R), 42% Barret...

WI-Gov: 47% Walker (R), 45% Barrett (D) (Mellman 10/20)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Mellman Group, for the Greater Wisconsin Political Fund 10/18-20/10; 600 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live phone interview (Mellman PDF...