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Koch Brothers Face Insults While Unions Face Threats To Their Very Existence

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Not a week goes by these days without Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) denouncing the billionaire Koch brothers as "un-America...

F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Sayre, and Montgomery, Alabama in 2013

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

Last week I joined close to 200 Fitzgerald scholars, admirers, students, readers, and teachers from all over the world -- though readers, and admirers, serves to define us all.

Summer & Judaism's Advice on How to Make the Best of It

Rabbi Pinchas Allouche | Posted 09.14.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Pinchas Allouche

The "Jewish summer" encourages us to rid ourselves of the fantasy that life's blessings, such as peace and happiness, can be found outside. We ought to re-focus on who we truly are, and what our personal mission statements ought to be.

Wisconsin GOP State Senator Says Female Challenger's Campaign Driven By Her Husband

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics

Campaigning around his district on Saturday, Wisconsin state Senate Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) dismissed the woman who is trying to unseat him...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Leader: Republicans May Be 'Messing Around' In Democratic Primary

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top Republican lawmaker in Wisconsin has suggested that GOP voters may cause mischief at the polls in May, when Democratic voters pick...

How Much Did Fitzgerald Get Paid To Write 'The Great Gatsby'?

Posted 04.06.2012 | Books

If you read a lot of books, you've probably read "The Great Gatsby." Love it or loathe it, it's withstood the test of time and the scoffs of critics, ...

John Celock

Wisconsin Senator's Surprise Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

A Wisconsin state senator facing a June primary election abruptly resigned Friday, plunging the Senate into a tie and shaking up the state's political...

Tea Party Group Prepares To Battle Over Walker Recall Effort

Patch.com | By Carl Engelking | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

Verify the Recall, an effort backed by Tea Party groups to ensure the validity of petition signatures in Wisconsin's recall elections, is now 13,000 v...

Walker-Backed Legislation Gets Challenge

Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

By James Kelleher A Wisconsin judge agreed on Thursday to hear a challenge to the state's new voter ID law, passed last year by lawmakers conce...

Organizers Make Big Announcement In Recall Effort Against Walker Ally

Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien MADISON, Wisconsin-- Organizers of the petition drive to recall the top Republican in the Wisconsin state Senate submitted w...

Wisconsin Senate Leader Confronted By Recall Supporter

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) came under fire this week for a campaign email he sent on behalf of Republican Governor S...

Bad News For High-Profile Senate GOP Contender

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- For more than a decade, Tommy Thompson was the face of the Republican Party in Wisconsin. He was elected governor four times. Word th...

In Wisconsin, Everything Must Go

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.17.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

It's "Beat the Recall" Days! We might be losing our majority, but we're not losing our nerve! In fact, we're working 24/7 to clear out all our remaining stock of legislation before we have to close our doors for good!

The Republican Brothers Who Pushed Through Wisconsin's Anti-Union Bill

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 06.17.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker needed help twisting arms to get his polarizing bill eliminating most public employees' union r...

Wisconsin Emails Show GOP Considered Ways To Punish Dems

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Everything from taking away computers to denying a year of service in the state retirement system was considered to punish the 14 Wis...

Amanda Terkel

Labor Vows To Step Up Recall Effort Against Wisconsin GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dealt a major setback Wednesday night in a high-stakes battle over union rights in Wisconsin, labor leaders nevertheless insisted that t...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Senators Look To Take Control Of Absent Democrats' Staffers

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin's Republican state senators are attempting to commandeer the staffs of the 14 Democrats who have been camped out in nearby Ill...

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...

Amanda Terkel

Wisconsin GOP Leader Goes After Democratic Senate Staffers

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin's Democratic state senators have now been camped out across state lines for a week and a half, preventing Gov. Scott Walker (R...

Lisa Fitzgerald, Wife Of Wisconsin Senate Majority Leader, Gets Layoff Notice

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the standoff between Wisconsin Democrats and Republicans over controversial legislation stripping public unions of collective bargaining rights con...