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09.24.2014 | 89 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 | 90 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...
09.18.2014 | 95 days ago | Posted at 12:44 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
 Tons of data have come in during the past few days, so let’s get to it.The Marquette Law School poll shows that once again the Scott Walker-Mary Burke race is more or less a draw. Walker’s numbers have improved slightly with likely voters, which the poll attributes to higher Republican enthusiasm. Do you buy this? I’m not so sure. Yes, there’s a correlation. But is it part of a trend? Wi...
09.17.2014 | 96 days ago | Posted at 12:36 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
 With just seven weeks before the Nov. 4 election, opponents of voter ID say the new requirement would be impossible to implement in that short span of time.That’s why they’re asking the full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review Friday’s decision, made by three Republican-appointed judges, that revives Wisconsin’s voter ID law, one of the most restrictive voter ID laws in the count...

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