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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

How one legislative session changed Wisconsin

Wisconsin historically has been a purple state with very close elections. Sometimes Democrats...
06.25.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
All right – let me try to clarify some misunderstandings about the gun article I wrote this week. First of all, due to last-minute editorial changes, I unfortunately made it seem as if DA John Chisholm was referring to straw purchases or lie-and-buy purchases as the “classic gun show loophole.” He wasn’t. Gun show loopholes refer to the ability for unlicensed gun sellers to sell gun...
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009

District attorney says Supreme Court candidates shouldn’t signal how they’d rule on cases

Last year’s state Supreme Court race was the ugliest Wisconsin voters have ever witnessed. In fact, the candidate who won and now sits on the state’s highest court—Michael Gableman—is still facing the fallout from his distorted, race-baiting campaign commercials, which have been condemned by observers from all sides...
Wednesday, March 26, 2008


To be quite honest, we were skeptical about state Rep. Pedro Colon’s desire to become Milwaukee city attorney. After all, it’s an overlooked—and we thought, nondescript and bureaucratic—office within city government. The position has been held for 24 years by Grant Langley, who has served the city...