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Contentious Race Puts Walker Efforts On The Line

stateline | Jake Grovum | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Walker Draws Criticism Over Big Refusal

Associated Press | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics

Gov. Scott Walker has refused to consider any of at least 1,400 pardon applications since he's taken office, an Associated Press review has found....

Recapping a Badger Game of Thrones

Josh Burstein | Posted 05.22.2013 | Comedy
Josh Burstein

The year was 2010, and the loss of Senator Russ Feingold signaled the ringing in of a dark winter in Wisconsin.

Scott Walker Compared To Jeffrey Dahmer

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was compared to serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer by a top Democratic aide in Wisconsin on Friday. Democratic Party spokesma...

Scott Walker Addresses Immigration

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) said Friday that the federal government must address those looking to legally immigrate the United State...

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...

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

15 States To Take On Tax Reform In 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fifteen states are likely to see some sort of tax reform legislation in 2013, according to a study released Wednesday by the Institute o...

Scott Walker Weighs In On Potential Presidential Bid

AP | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. -- Plenty of Republicans are talking about a possible presidential run by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, but Walker insists he's not one o...

Unusual Protests Target Scott Walker

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. — Every weekday as the clock strikes noon, dozens of demonstrators pass out songbooks inside the Wisconsin Capitol. Office workers...

Amanda Terkel

Tammy Baldwin Answers GOP Senator Who Said He'd Explain Budget 'Facts'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D), Wisconsin's new senator-elect, is confident that she will be able to understand the federal budget without the a...

John Celock

Dems Celebrate Statehouse Gains Over Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics

Democrats are celebrating gains in state legislatures around the country -- including capturing control of eight chambers -- two years after a Republi...

Obama Supporters Face Theft, Bizarre Tactics

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

Obama supporters around the nation say they are seeing random instances of theft and vandalism -- and in some cases are being threatened with physical...

Romney Supporter Beaten Defending Lawn Sign

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

The son of a Wisconsin Republican state senator was beaten and put in the hospital after defending a Mitt Romney lawn sign in front of his house, his...

Romney Robocalls Wisconsin Voters

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin residents are getting voicemails from Mitt Romney, who has recorded a new robocall for voters in the Badger State. In the minute-long cal...

'Time Is Running Out'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

Americans for Prosperity, the 501(c)(4) organization connected to the Koch brothers, is sponsoring calls to Wisconsin residents that ask them to spend...

Walker's New Koch Connection

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) is slated to be the "special guest" at a New York Republican Party fundraiser co-hosted by billionaire David Koch next...

GOP Lawmaker's 'Rape Easy' Statement Comes Under Fire

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

A Wisconsin lawmaker faces fresh criticism from his election challenger over comments he made last year about women who "rape easy." State Rep. Ro...

Scott Walker Advises Paul Ryan

Menomonee Falls Patch | Carl Engelking | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics

As the nation approaches Thursday's vice presidential debate, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the best thing U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan can do is be Paul Ry...

Can They Even Hear Paul Ryan?

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.06.2012 | Politics

In an ad for his congressional reelection campaign Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan talks to two factory workers about the economy. ...

Wisconsin Asked To Show Obama 'We Have Had Enough'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

With polls showing President Barack Obama leading in Wisconsin, the home state of Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan, Americans for Prospe...

Controversial Walker Law Heads To Federal Panel

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO — A federal appeals court in Chicago heard arguments Monday on the constitutionality of Wisconsin's law restricting collective bargainin...

Dem Lawmaker's Bizarre Beach Encounter With 'Wild Child'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

A Democratic state legislator in Wisconsin has pled no contest to disorderly conduct charges, following a bizarre encounter at a Madison-area beach wi...

Scott Walker Opposes 'Outrageous' Republican

Mount Pleasant Patch | Heather Asiyanbi | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday that Republican Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin should drop out of the race after Akin made controversial comments ...

Paul Ryan? I Know This Guy!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Mitt picks. Rick reacts....