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09.09.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Now in its eighth year, Fighting Bob Fest draws more than 10,000 progressives and activists to Baraboo to discuss politics and brainstorm solutions. In this Shepherd Q&A, its founder, attorney and former gubernatorial candidate Ed Garvey, previewed this year’s fest and offered his thoughts on some of the biggest political questions of the day. Shepherd: What does it mean to be a ...
06.11.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Good thing Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker is launching his sixth annual Tourism Ride next week, allegedly to promote Milwaukee County’s hotspots, and not the county executive’s campaign for governor. Because according to a new poll by Daily Kos/Research 2000, Wisconsin voters have no idea who he is. A full 51% have no opinion of the perpetual candidate and constant Tweeter. T...
08.16.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
“Governor Jim Doyle will make a special announcement to the people of Wisconsin tomorrow, Monday, August 17, 2009 at 11:00 a.m.,” reads the press advisory from the governor’s office. But we all know what he’s going to announce, or at least some of what he’ll announce: he’s not going to run for re-election in 2010. I had a weird feeling about this even though...

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