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GOP Defrauds Voters

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The GOP is working desperately to deny the right to vote to citizens it doesn't like. You know, poor people, black people, Hispanic people, old people, female people, especially people it believes are inclined to vote for Democrats.

In Iowa, 'Chicken Case' Tests Anti-Lawyer Populism

Sara Warner | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Sara Warner

Growing up in a family of lawyers, it always seemed fairly obvious that being an attorney is generally a noble and advantageous profession, especially when it comes to a career in politics.

Illinois GOP Voters Seek To Shake Up State's Political Order

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

BY SARA BURNETT AND SOPHIA TAREEN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO (AP) — With a hunger to reclaim the governor's office, Republican voters set out ...

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......

Scott Walker Floats Possibility Of Expanding Anti-Union Law

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R ) said this week that state Republicans might expand the state's controversial restrictions on collective bargaining to...

Center for Investigative Journalism Starts Fund Drive

AP | Posted 08.31.2013 | Media

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The head of the Center for Investigative Journalism in Wisconsin says he is grateful to Republican Gov. Scott Walker for vetoin...

'Walker's People Don't Want Him Embarrassed'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics

Club for Growth Wisconsin is spending big in a Milwaukee County judicial race between Rebecca Bradley, an appointee of Gov. Scott Walker (R), and Jane...

Ex-Walker Aide Fined, But...

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — A woman who served as an aide to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker when he was Milwaukee County's executive was sentenced Thursday to a ye...

Walker Criticized For Not Denouncing Republican's Outrageous Remarks

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics

Gov. Scott Walker (R) was repeatedly criticized by Wisconsin's Democratic Party for failing to chastise state Sen. Glenn Grothman (R-West Bend) for hi...

Dave Jamieson

Scott Walker Calls For End To NFL Referee Lockout

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Once NFL owners have lost Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R), perhaps it's safe to say they've lost the nation. After Walker's Green Bay Packers suffe...

After Win In Bloody Recall, Tea Party Gives Walker More Good News

Politico | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

Conservatives honored their own at the Washington Hilton Friday night in an event that featured Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and plenty of Washington-b...

Freedom Isn't Free

Richard Trumka | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics
Richard Trumka

Let's call this right-wing "freedom" catch phrase what it really is: a grossly political strategy to dupe the public, which holds the word "freedom" as something sacred.

Good News For Scott Walker

Wisconsin State Journal | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Thursday confirmed Gov. Scott Walker’s assertion that Wisconsin did add jobs last year, though the modest gro...

Scott Walker Visits Chicago, Offers Advice On Pension Reforms

Posted 06.26.2012 | Chicago

Embattled Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker paid a visit to a neighboring state also known for its fair share of gubernatorial drama Monday. After sp...

John Boehner: Scott Walker Win Shows That Americans 'Have Had It With Big Government'

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Scott Walker's victory in the Wisconsin gubernatorial recall effort is proof that people around the country want less government in thei...

Progressive Group Pours Major Cash Into Scott Walker Recall Effort

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee announced Tuesday that it will send $100,000 to Wisconsin to help unseat Gov. Scott Walker (R), a cash infus...

Dave Jamieson

Scott Walker Gave Dubious Testimony To Congress: House Dems

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

In light of a videotape that surfaced earlier this month, Democrats with the House oversight committee say they want embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Wa...

Theme Of Walker Recall Shifts Away From Collective Bargaining

AP | TODD RICHMOND and DINESH RAMDE | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — When Wisconsin Democrats launched their recall drive against Republican Gov. Scott Walker last year, it was all about unions. Th...

Walker Uses Fame As Selling Factor In Recall Efforts

Reuters | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

* Could be third U.S. governor recalled from office * Pushed law to weaken public employee unions By Brendan O'Brien ...

GOP Governor Faces Republican Threat In Recall Fight

FOX6Now.com | Mike Lowe | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

Arthur Kohl-Riggs dresses as Abraham Lincoln and says he is a better representative of the Republican Party than Gov. Scott Walker. Kohl-Riggs is run...

'It's Pretty Clear That Tom Barrett Is Winning'

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is showing signs of pulling ahead of the Democratic competition in the race to determine who faces W...

Walker Receives Ugly Welcome During Out-Of-State Appearance

Patch.com | Stephen Sadin | Posted 04.21.2012 | Politics

With chants of “Union busting is disgusting” and “Hey, hey, ho, ho, Scott Walker’s got to go,” more than 200 union members from Illinois and...

Walker Rival Compares Recall Race To 'Speed Dating'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett compared the Democratic primary leading up to the recall election of Governor Scott Walker (R) to speed dating. “It...

'I Have Become A Target'

Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker told National Rifle Association members Friday he's "a target" and asked for their help in his upcoming recall electio...

Tommy Thompson Goes To Bat For Scott Walker

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

Tommy Thompson, Wisconsin's former GOP governor now campaigning for Senate, is putting his political clout behind the current governor, the embattled ...