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Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012

Voters look to find Rep. Grigsby's successor

State Rep. Tamara Grigsby is stepping down from the Assembly, allowing a new representative to be elected to serve the 18th District. Eight candidates will vie for the position in the Aug. 14 Democratic primary; the winner will face Libertarian...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Lehman predicts his 834-vote lead will give Democrats the majority

The epic partisan battle for the Wisconsin Legislature is now coming down to an 834-vote difference in the 72,000 votes cast in the 21st Senate District in Racine County. Although a canvass confirmed...
Friday, Sept. 23, 2011
By now, probably everyone reading this is already sick of America's quadrennial political spectacle—the one in which politicians and media outlets ask us to believe that there remain...
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010
We’re asking you to vote on Nov. 2. The last election for president brought a lot of hope for change in the way Washington—and politics in general—works. But democracy is a very messy process, especially in the American system of government, and it has been that way for the past 220 years. Unlike in a parliamentary system where the prime minister can deliver the votes, in the U.S. system the president or...
Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010

Discussions reveal plans to challenge voters at the polls and end Election Day registration

Another election, another round of unproven allegations about widespread voter fraud. This year, though, it appears that tea party groups and the Republican Party of Wisconsin (RPW) are planning to act on the “widespread voter fraud” myth by trying to suppress the vote of minority citizens and students. The plan was exposed...
Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010

Vote Sept. 14

If you were to describe the ideal candidate for Milwaukee County sheriff, you couldn’t do much better than Milwaukee Police Lt. Chris Moews. He thoroughly understands the issues and problems facing Milwaukee County, and actually has realistic solutions to address these problems in the area of law enforcement and community security...

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