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Groundbreaking study gauges impact of Wisconsin's new voter ID laws

Published Sept. 20, 2016

The upcoming election is the first presidential face-off since Wisconsin instituted a controversial voter ID law considered one of the nation's most restrictive. Looking to determine its effects, Madison365 reports a comprehensive study of the 2016 election is set.

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Trump's appeal to African-Americans is both clumsy and ahistorical

Published Aug. 23, 2016

Whether or not the party's current standard-bearer is a true believer, it's still just flatly false that Republican leadership would be better for African-Americans. The GOP has had its chance to help black voters, and they have chosen not to do so.

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Privileged #NeverHillary protest will hurt real Americans

Published June 16, 2016

#BernieOrBust fans think losing in November will bring about some epiphany in the Democratic Party, something about how now they'll "listen to the people." However, that's not reality. Those who suffer will, of course, be those most vulnerable.

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When #NeverTrump means "never Trump"

Published May 6, 2016

Consider this John Mumper's official endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president. He certainly didn't think it would come to this. Endorse Hillary? What on Earth? A vote for a third-party choice isn't going to be enough repudiation of Trump conservatism.

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UW-Whitewater Professor And Whitefish Bay Resident Beth Lueck Mounting Write-In Challenge To Alberta Darling

Statement from Beth Lueck, write-in candidate for WI Senate District 8: I am running a write-in campaign as a Democrat against Alberta Darling in Senate District 8. My goal is to return integrity and civility to the state Legislature. In the proud tradition of Wisconsin progressi...

Crunch Time in Iran

"Wait for what? Wait until when?"  Israeili Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuThis quotation, coupled with the evacuation of the Canadian embassy in Tehran,  is a sign that the Israeli government has decided to bomb Iran's nuclear facilities  soon, probably in October...

Nobody for President?

Do you wish you could vote against all the presidential candidates, including the minor party ones?  A 1978 Nevada law gave voters the option of voting for "None of the Above"  (hereinafter "None") in all elections, including  presidential.  In 1998 over 8,...

Democratic Debacle

With nearly 55% of the vote,  Republican Gov. Scott Walker has become the first governor in US history to survive a recall election. All four  Republican state senators targeted for recall also retained their seats June 5.   The Democratic Party of Wisconsin, which won th...

Grin and Barrett

One week from tomorrow, February 21, the voters of  Milwaukee will narrow the field of candidates for mayor  from three to two. Here are your choices:Tom Barrett, the incumbent Mayor, has  held elective office  for all but two years  since  1984.  He won his pre...

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