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11.18.2013 | | Posted at 10:27 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
What a tangled web they wove—allegedly.  According to a weekend report in the Wall Street Journal, John Doe #2 has up to 29 conservative groups in its sights—including the Friends of Scott Walker, Walker’s gubernatorial campaign committee. The Wall Street Journal based its report on an interview with Eric O’Keefe, a longtime “free-market” activist who’s also on the board of t...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

How Scott Walker burned through $2 million to raise $3.5 million

 As governor, Scott Walker attempts to portray himself as a no-frills man of the people, a “brown bag” kind of guy who was raised by a minister and drove a Saturn
07.25.2013 | | Posted at 12:18 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Wisconsinites have gotten precious little information about the travels of Gov. Scott Walker. We know from second-hand sources that he’s constantly crisscrossing the country as he sets up a run for president in 2016 (and, oh yeah, get re-elected governor in 2014).  And that’s all that we knew. Until now. Walker’s just-released 1,695-page campaign finance report reveals a bit more abo...
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

He can’t tell the truth about his rejected policies

Trying to explain away his decisive, sweeping and very expensive rout to his disappointed supporters—those 1% Republicans—Mitt Romney offered a new version of the discredited "47%" argument that was so ruinous
Monday, Nov. 12, 2012

The public must be involved

What Barack Obama tried to tell America in the hour of his remarkable victory is that the nation's future won on Election Day. Seeking to inspire and to heal, the re-elected president offered an open hand to partisan
Monday, Nov. 5, 2012
As this is being written, no one knows exactly how Election Day will go in the state or nation. But it’s already clear what horrendous ugliness was unleashed on our election process by the Citizens United decision by a one-vote
11.01.2012 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
In what his campaign has described as a “grassroots event,” perhaps stretching the definition of whatever that term means or was once meant to mean, President Barack Obama will campaign with pop star Katy Perry on Saturday at Milwaukee’s Delta Convention Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave., as part of a final push through the swing state ahead of Tuesday’s election. Perry will perform at the eve...
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012

Food stamps are on the chopping block

 Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan got busted last week when he and his family spent a few moments in an empty soup kitchen washing clean pots and pans for a staged photo-op in Ohio—according to reports...

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