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08.13.2014 | 72 days ago | Posted at 01:05 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Have you recovered from a low-turnout election that turned out to have some pretty dramatic results? I’m still digesting the primary returns, but it’s safe to say that zombie Republican votes—sorry, votes by "one day only" Democrats—definitely had an impact on at least one race. (And, even though Sheriff Clarke and the Journal Sentinel are trying to paint him as an underdog, he certainly w...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Bowen, Grant, Johann and Torhorst are on the Aug. 12 ballot

 Democratic state Rep. Sandy Pasch announced earlier this year that she would not seek another term in office, which presents a huge opportunity for up-and-coming leaders. Four Democrats will
04.02.2014 | | Posted at 12:30 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Was it good for you?  The Milwaukee County supervisor pay referendum passed by a huge margin. Oh, you thought it could be defeated? Believe me, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele didn’t invest his dad’s money in this so that it would fail. Nor did the Greater Milwaukee Committee lobbyists write a referendum question that wouldn’t get the results it wanted. It was a done deal. So, w...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
 Both candidates for this seat on the bench are highly qualified. We went beyond our endorsement committee and discussed this election and the candidates with a sampling of legal professionals
03.25.2014 | | Posted at 03:18 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
 Right-wing rock star Gov. Scott Walker has sold a shockingly few 16,000 copies of Unintimidated, his “insider’s view” of his public union busting. Sorry—"a governor's story and a nation's challenge." Turns out that Walker is a bad investment and his presidential backers should be worried. Maybe he can deliver for them in Wisconsin—where his only meaningful opposition comes from m...
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013

The Greendale village president has earned your vote

 On Tuesday, Dec. 17, voters in Assembly District 82 have the opportunity to cast a ballot for a highly qualified and effective candidate—Greendale Village President John Hermes—in a special
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
 If you were to believe some newspaper reports from the state Republican convention over the weekend, you’d think Wisconsin congressmen Paul Ryan and Jim Sensenbrenner were on opposite sides of a dramatic split within
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
 To at least half of Wisconsin voters in last November’s presidential election, the only thing scarier than electing Republican Congressman Paul Ryan as vice president would be electing Republican Gov. Scott Walker

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