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Published Aug. 18, 2015
Before he officially announced he was running for president, for example, Walker's clearest statement about foreign policy was that he was perfectly capable of taking on the militant Islamic group ISIS after he stood up to Wisconsin's teachers. Crazy. But now that he's in the race for real, he's getting more outlandish with his foreign policy pronouncements. And, if possible, crazier.
Published June 2, 2015
Common Council President Michael J. Murphy this morning called for an Aug. 18 special election for the 11th Aldermanic District seat left vacant after the sudden passing last month of Ald. Joe Dudzik.
Published Nov. 7, 2014
Now that we've had a few days to absorb the "Walker Threepeat," let's assess the biggest winners and losers from Election Day. Others have tried such lists, but this one will be snarkier. Someone has to do it.
Published Nov. 3, 2014
From Monday, throughout the day on Tuesday and into the morning hours of Wednesday, we will see the best political coverage the market has to offer.
Published Oct. 31, 2014
Across the country, a number of the higher-profile races - including the run for Wisconsin governor between Scott Walker and Mark Burke - will be part of the larger election coverage on Tuesday night on the national cable news outlets.
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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...
"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...
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,...
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...
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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