It's been two years since I've been on the road with my bicycle and typewriter, and I have to say, I've missed those long, contemplative hours between towns, and the unexpected pleasure of finding instant home in the faces of the strangers I met.
Walker has said repeatedly that while he was Milwaukee County Executive he had a clear policy against doing campaign work on the public dime, something that had repeatedly landed other state leaders in jail.
Dale Schultz, a Republican state senator from Richland Center, Wis., has held his seat for 23 years, and served in the state assembly for 10 years before that. Now, Schultz has announced he won't be seeking re-election, citing the rise of dark money in politics in the wake of Citizens United.
All too often, I think we're actively teaching our children that external, material, quantifiable indicators of accomplishment are the most important.
They swept to majorities in the House and state legislatures in 2010 dedicated, they said, to putting our finances in order. Instead, of course, they ...
If you're planning on making a winter trip out to visit The Spam Museum, The House on the Rock, or just about anything else Wisconsin has to offer, don't be surprised if you catch a faint whiff of cheese on the highway... the roads will be covered in it.
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Governors and lawmakers in 25 states who rebuff federal support to expand state Medicaid programs to 4.8 million low-income people under the ACA are sacrificing thousands of lives and pushing away enormous economic development opportunities.
Try and name one difference between the policies of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel that isn't of importance to evangelicals -- I'll wait.
The Great Lakes, drinking water source for over 40 million North Americans, could be the next target on tar sands marketers' bullseye according to a major new report out by the Chicago-based Alliance for the Great Lakes.
Leave it to Scott Walker to use the greatest attempt to cover the uninsured in generations to leave some his state's poorest people with no coverage at all.
Why is Wisconsin placing these burdens on the right to vote? It's not to prevent in-person voter fraud. State officials admit that's not a problem and never has been. No, this law is about preventing voting.
On any given Saturday, a community like the one in Madison Wisconsin is not divided by class, race or creed but instead united by their football team.
Most people identify Roe v. Wade with a single landmark judgment. Lost in these debates is Roe's altogether distinct holding that the state's interest in "potential life" constitutes a valid reason to regulate reproductive conduct.