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Amanda Terkel

Scott Walker's Budget Defunds Planned Parenthood, Targets Contraception Access

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) continues to wait out the state's Senate Democrats on his budget bill that would strip collective ...

Judge Orders Protesters To Be Removed From Wisconsin Capitol

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — About 50 pro-union protesters peacefully left the state Capitol late Thursday after a judge ruled they could no longer spend the...

Corporate Welfare for the Few Drives Net Neutrality Opposition

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

The Republican agenda, whether carried out in Washington, D.C., or in Madison, Wisconsin, has nothing to do with market failures and everything to do with simple, good old-fashioned corporate welfare -- but only for the right corporations, of course.

Let's End Bi-Partisan Hatred by Changing the National Language to French

James Napoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
James Napoli

Let's face it, once the language is absorbed into the culture, even if things do get ugly, doesn't merde sound nicer than the alternative?

Wisconsin Protests Spark Ad War

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tensions between Wisconsin public employees and Republican Gov. Scott Walker have led to the beginning of an advertising war marked by a volley of com...

Governor Walker: Starve 'Em

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Amanda Terkel

Haley Barbour: Obama Is Deliberately Trying To Drive Up Gas Prices

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) is accusing the Obama administration of deliberately driving up energy costs, comparing the destructi...

Walker Unveils Full Budget With Deep Cuts

AP/The Huffington Post | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — After focusing for weeks on his proposal to strip public employees of collective bargaining rights, Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday...

The Unbreakable Culture of the Occupied Capitol

Ben Brandzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Brandzel

Many of the same officers who guarded us during the day would take their uniforms off at night and join us in protest, often bringing large "cops for labor" signs with them.

Why Madison Rabbis Oppose Wisconsin Governor's Budget Repair Bill

Rabbi Laurie Zimmerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Laurie Zimmerman

Jewish tradition, beginning with the Hebrew Bible, mandates that employers treat their workers fairly: "You shall not abuse a needy and destitute laborer."

Scott Walker and the Naughty Union Girls Hotline

Andy McDonald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy McDonald

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker thinks Union girls are bad news... and he's looking to get into some trouble. The sexy variety. Bow-chicka-bow-wow. ...

Walker and Boehner: Dangerous and Extreme

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ethan Rome

I know they're both more interested in pleasing the corporate lobbyists than the people they were elected to represent, but Scott Walker and John Boehner have really gone too far.

Police Let Protesters Stay Night At Wis. Capitol

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Dozens of protesters camped overnight in the Wisconsin Capitol and vowed to be back in full force Monday after police backed away fro...

We Are All Part of the Labor Movement Now

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The battle of Wisconsin is about the principle of whether everyday people have the right to sit at a bargaining table and have a say about their wages, their working conditions, and their jobs.

Wisconsin and the GOP's War on the Middle Class

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

In a post about Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's bid to strip public employee unions of collective bargainingVan Jones wrote: If a foreign powe...

Standing Against Republican Greed: Participate in the Step Forward

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

What if a quarter of the people who read this stood up today against Republican Greed? Today is one of those times when we could actually take a step...

Chickens Roosting -- from Wisconsin Power Grab to Gas Prices

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanton Peele

We all recognize that Wisconsin governor Scott Walker is using his state's financial straits as an excuse for a power grab -- opening up the state to ...

Stop Scott Walker's Sleight of Hand

Ellen Bravo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen Bravo

CEOs on Wall Street and at Wisconsin corporations should be the target of the budget-repair bill. Not the woman who teaches severely disabled teens.

Wisconsin Assembly Passes Anti-Union Bill

AP/The Huffington Post | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — (AP) The Wisconsin Assembly early Friday passed a bill that would strip most public workers of their collective bargaining right...

Where Are the Wisconsin-Style Protests Against the Congressional Republicans?

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Without any real opposition aimed at the slash-and-burn insanity on Capitol Hill, it might already be too late and the budgets for some of the most critical government services are nearly beyond resuscitation.

The Oldest Trick in the Book: Redistribution of Wealth in America

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russell Simmons

The men that we respect are men like Martin Luther King and Sargent Shriver, two men who would never declare war on their own people, but war on the systemic problems that destroyed their people.

Wisconsin Is a Win/Win -- for the Koch Brothers

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

The presidency of Barack Obama has been a catastrophe for business, the bankers, Wall Street, the corporations, and especially the poor Koch brothers. That's what you might think if you are stupid

Onward Wisconsin

Bernard Weisberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bernard Weisberger

If we ourselves light candles from the flame kindled in Madison and carry them to our communities, then the tumult in Madison could resemble events in the 1890s that provoked a political revolt against the first Gilded Age.

The Least Funny Prank Call Ever

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Vines

The fact that Governor Walker even considered deliberately sending in "troublemakers" into the Capitol to put my safety and the safety of thousands of his other constituents at risk should at the very least be grounds for impeachment.

WATCH: Governor Walker's Prank Caller Speaks With Lawrence O'Donnell

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Wednesday night on MSNBC's "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell," Lawrence spoke with Ian Murphy, editor-in-chief of BuffaloBeast.com. Murphy is th...