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Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012

When confronted, Keith Gilkes spins the campaign’s role in Milwaukee County affairs

 When Scott Walker’s former deputy chief of staff at the county, Kelly Rindfleisch, was sentenced to six months in jail last month, Assistant District Attorney Bruce Landgraf presented damning evidence of Walker’s gubernatorial
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012
 One of the biggest frustrations of public officials who sincerely want to serve the public—and there are more of them than you might think—is how easily self-promoting demagogues can draw media attention compared
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Walker’s big agenda fails in the courts

 It’s not unusual for big policy reforms, such as the ones backed by Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican-dominated state Legislature
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Plus: Hero of the Week

 Public transit and its funding are back in the news as the Milwaukee County board struggles with the real issue of how to keep the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) functioning with sufficient bus lines to be viable
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012
 The biggest divide in politics in Wisconsin over the past two years hasn’t been between the left and the right. It’s been between the honest and the dishonest. Republicans insist that’s not true
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012

Walker pleases the tea party and no one else

 Nobody ever said mad tea partiers running around in tinfoil hats had to make any sense
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

Despite earning more votes, Democrats are in the minority

 On Nov. 6, Democratic candidates for Assembly offices in Wisconsin earned almost 200,000 more votes than their Republican counterparts, yet they’ll be in the minority in that chamber and in the state Senate for the next two

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