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04.01.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Ed Garvey
The idea of an election on April Fool's Day is absurd. Sneak up on a co-worker and say, "I voted for Gableman." Just before the stunned colleague can respond, you holler, "Wisconsin Fools!" Then you go to your next cubicle and announce a "new deal between The Capital Times and WSJ--The Cap Times will write the editorials six days per week--WSJ gets Tuesday." Next you s...
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Wisconsin’s Dems assess Clinton’s viability

While many Democrats are both fascinated with and terrified by 2008’s extended presidential nomination process, some of Wisconsin’s diehard Democrats are not too worried about the deadlocked race between Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama.
03.31.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Like a conflicted superdelegate, 50 Cent has rescinded his endorsement of Hillary Clinton. 50 Cent told reporters that he has switched from supporting Hillary Clinton for president to backing Barack Obama after hearing his speech on race. "I heard Obama speak," said the rapper. "He hit me with that he-just-got-done-watching-'Malcolm X,' and I swear to God, I'm like, 'Yo, Obama!' "H...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

How big business buys state Supreme Court justices

The plotline for the dramatic state Supreme Court race between Justice Louis Butler and conservative Burnett County Judge Michael Gableman, heavily shaped by sleazy, corporate-financed ads
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

ENDORSEMENTS 2008

It’s imperative that voters return Justice Louis Butler to the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Not only does Butler have the intelligence, integrity and experience that the state’s highest court requires, but Butler’s opponent, Burnett County Judge Michael Gableman, and his allies have run one of the most ethically challenged...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Don’t tell anybody, but Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker is facing his first major challenge by a successful, established politician, Democratic state Sen. Lena Taylor, since he rode into county office as a reform candidate six years ago.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Remember McCain’s role in the fiasco

Well, that’s history. That’s the past. That’s talking about what happened before. What we should be talking about is what we’re going to do now.” The man who spoke those words is Sen. John McCain, and the subject was the Iraq war and its origins in official falsehood, strategic error and wishful thinking.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

ENDORSEMENTS 2008

As the legislative body that encompasses the complexity and great potential of Milwaukee County, the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors can play a pivotal role in the development of the county’s 19 municipalities, and the development of southeastern Wisconsin as well.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008

ENDORSEMENTS 2008

On April 1, Milwaukee voters can select candidates who have the Shepherd’s endorsements because they would be most likely to best represent our readers’ interests. These candidates would fight hard for the city’s revitalization while looking out for the cost to city taxpayers...

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