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Walker Will Push Wisconsin State Legislature To Modify Voter ID Requirements

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) told reporters Tuesday that he considers voter identification laws the most "pressing" election-related issue in the s...

Scandal? Or Normal?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Maybe the real scandal is what's not considered scandalous! ...

New Bill Would Make It Harder For Schools To Get Rid Of Racist Nicknames

AP | TODD RICHMOND | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Republican legislators in Wisconsin introduced a bill Thursday that would make it harder to strip public schools of race-based n...

Wisconsin's Anti-Abortion Law Smacked Down Again

The Huffington Post | Ryan Rainey | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

A federal judge in Wisconsin ruled Wednesday to extend a stay placed on a newly passed law that cuts the number of abortion clinics in the state. E...

Mandatory Ultrasounds? They're Only Trying to Help...

Rick Horowitz | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

"We're on your side -- now roll over!" ...

Ultrasound Obsession!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.22.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

And their language is Ultra-Orwellian! ...

Liberal Media Bias? Well, Sure!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

It's only natural. ...

The Eyes Have It

Doug Bradley | Posted 08.11.2013 | Media
Doug Bradley

In some ways it's hard to believe that it's taken more than 40 years for the Ellsbergs of today - Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden to come forward. It's not like we stopped doing all the bad things we ever did or were going to do when we left Vietnam.

Wisconsin Deal Reached Over 'Late' Issue

AP | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin lawmakers have a bipartisan deal to avoid all-night debates in the state Assembly. Party leaders announced the agreem...

GOP-Controlled Legislature Trying To Call It An Early Night

AP | SCOTT BAUER | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — To young people, pulling an all-nighter usually involves lots of caffeine and staying up to study. To the Wisconsin state Assem...

Scott Walker Vows Moderacy Ahead Of New Session

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) gave some insight into his policy goals for the next legislative session in an interview with the Wisconsin State...

Turmoil Leaves Some Republicans Weary

The Capital Times | Jack Craver | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

In the last session of the state Legislature, Wisconsin Republicans went all out. Conservatives around the country salivated with envy as Gov. Scott W...

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker's Advice To Abuse Victims

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

A Wisconsin lawmaker is co-sponsoring a bill based on the idea that single parenthood causes child abuse. The bill says a child being raised by a ...

John Celock

Lawmakers Propose ALEC Accountability Act In Arizona And Wisconsin

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.10.2012 | Politics

Democratic lawmakers in Arizona and Wisconsin have introduced state legislation seeking public disclosure of who funds the conservative group known as...

John Celock

Lawmaker Says Governing Next Year Will Be 'Very Difficult'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

In Wisconsin, as the state's assembly speaker seeks higher office and several recall elections ramp up, the governor's mansion and control of the stat...

John Celock

Another State Proposes District-Based Electoral College

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

A Wisconsin Republican lawmaker is proposing that the state switch its distribution of electoral votes to district-based awards. State Rep. Dan LeM...

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!

Utah Republicans Working Hard to Destroy Freedom

Bryan Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bryan Young

For a state run by Republicans who purport to be all about less government interference and fiscal responsibility, the legislature in Utah has missed just about every mark possible.

Three Fatal Republican Mistakes That Could Spell Their Defeat Next November

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Republicans have forgotten the fundamental truth that it is much more difficult to take something away from people that they already have, than to prevent them from getting something for which they aspire.

Greetings From the Great Wisconsin Toolshed!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

MILWAUKEE -- Because it's all so important, because so much is at stake, because the issues on the line here in the Badger State go right to the hear...

Targeting Unions: The Table Scraps War

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The regular people of Toilerville worked hard, but it was difficult to stay ahead even in the best of times. Which is why the regular people of Toilerville were so grateful for the gristle.

In Madison, The Governor Gets Buffaloed

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

So it turns out I'm not the only person in Wisconsin without caller ID. Then again, I never get any calls from Buffalo bloggers pretending to be one of my billionaire sugar daddies.

In Wisconsin, Singing Out for Justice

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

There once was a union maid/ Who found herself betrayed/ By sharps and clowns in Madison town/ Who decided that they'd degrade her trade.