Open Debates will be a game changer in our political process -- ensuring that questions get asked that the public actually cares about. What starts in Massachusetts will hopefully become the norm for local, state, congressional, and even presidential debates in the future.
It has often been said that politics is not a spectator sport. There is no greater truth, especially these days. Yet we progressives do see glimmers of hope surfacing here and there, including in exciting places like Wisconsin.
We'll be updating this liveblog all day with information from the ground in Wisconsin as the grassroots works to recall the Republicans and stop the war on working families that Scott Walker and his allies up for election today started.