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05.07.2014 | | Posted at 11:56 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Does Gov. Scott Walker have nine lives or what?  Yesterday, his ally, ultraconservative Federalist Society member and U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Randa totally halted the John Doe investigation into alleged coordination between Walker’s campaign committee and sympathetic right-wing groups. Randa quickly did so after prosecutors on Monday asked the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ...
04.29.2014 | | Posted at 03:13 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Today, U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman struck down Wisconsin’s voter ID law, which was known as one of the most stringent of its kind.  I’m just going through the lengthy decision now, and I’ll have more details about Adelman’s argument in a bit. That said, Republican Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen already released a statement saying that he would appeal the decision. Why not?...
04.10.2014 | | Posted at 10:12 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The Milwaukee Brewers have discovered this little song they think you'll enjoy. In the team's new "Happy" video, seemingly every person either employed by the Brewers organization or who has visited Miller Park this year dances to the ubiquitous Pharrell hit. Cameos abound: Bob Uecker pretends to play a trumpet; Scott Walker wears a hat; Tom Barrett struggles to clap on beat; and Ed Sedar and Jona...
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Part of GOP’s national strategy to shrink the electorate

 Local and national Democrats are trying to strike back at new restrictions on voting in Wisconsin and elsewhere, charging that Republicans are suppressing the vote to
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...

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