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Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2009

The race to succeed Gov. Jim Doyle takes shape

An open seat in the governor’s chair is a rare thing. Yet the race to succeed Gov. Jim Doyle is attracting few candidates from both political parties. On the Democratic side, only Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton and 17-year-old Jared...
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 yearÂ’s fest and offered his thoughts on some of the biggest political questions of the day. Shepherd: What does it mean to be a ...
Wednesday, April 29, 2009

His old ideas won’t suit his new campaign

So Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker made a “very special announcement” this week to no one’s surprise. He’s running for governor, again, and hitting the road in a taxpayer-funded statewide trip on the back of a Harley-Davidson, again. But a few things have happened in the past four years that will make...

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