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10.02.2014 | 22 days ago | Posted at 12:03 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Today, the opponents of Wisconsin’s voter ID law sent an emergency plea to Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, the high court judge who oversees the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. The ID opponents want the Supreme Court to vacate the three-judge’s decision to allow voter ID to be implemented before the Nov. 4 election. Is this a long-shot bid? It isn’t the most common request, but it�...
09.25.2014 | 29 days ago | Posted at 02:03 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Does it matter if a group with a Facebook page calling for armed poll watchers is real or a hoax?  Not really. Recently, an alleged group called the Wisconsin Poll Watcher Militia has announced on its Facebook page that it was headed to polling places on Nov. 4 to confront—with weapons—voters who’d signed the recall petition against Scott Walker and others. According to the group’s...
09.24.2014 | 30 days ago | Posted at 04:08 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
This just in --The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed Judge Rudolph Randa's order shutting down the John Doe investigation into political allies of Gov. Scott Walker—the Wisconsin Club for Growth and its director, Eric O'Keefe. The three judges—who famously overturned Randa's ruling in the Georgia Thompson case—want the case to be heard in state court. Randa's ruling in this case was alwa...
09.23.2014 | 31 days ago | Posted at 11:39 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
The latest attack on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke as a plagiarist is so absurd I hesitate to write about it. What’s so ridiculous and hypocritical is that Scott Walker and his allegedly independent supporters copy each other all the time.  Walker’s official slogan is “It’s Working.” I know that this is completely detached from reality, but that’s what the governo...

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