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Walker gambling on big money in Vegas

Published March 27, 2014

These are heady times for our governor, the coy Scott Walker who is going to be lumped with some real luminaries as the gamble for the presidency takes shape in, of all places, Las Vegas.

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Why vote in state schools superintendent race?

Published March 28, 2013

This is kind of a classic race. The incumbent is Dr. Tony Evers, a veteran educator with a decades-long file of experience. He's being challenged by Don Pridemore, a right-wing lawmaker from Hartford who has no meaningful education experience and has made a name for himself by saying single parenthood is the leading cause of child abuse.

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Same-day voter registration up for a vote

Published March 25, 2013

City leaders who don't want to change Wisconsin's long held tradition of same-day voter registration are urging residents to say yes to a referendum question on April 2.

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School board candidate: Larry Miller

Published March 3, 2013

We've asked each of the seven candidates running for four seats on the Milwaukee School Board to respond to a list of questions and we will run them in the weeks leading up to the April 2 election. Today, we hear from Larry Miller, the unopposed incumbent running in District 5.

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Bieber-Gomez breakup will get all the headlines

Published Nov. 13, 2012

We have the recovery from a natural disaster, a presidential election, the assignation of an ambassador in a terrorist attack, an investigation of the CIA by the FBI, and I'll guarantee that the headlines - at least through today - will continue to be dominated by the breakup of Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez.

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Reader blogs:

A Partisan Judiciary?

"Calling a seat on the (Wisconsin)  Supreme Court  'non-partisan' is a flagrant lie.....Voters deserve the truth.....They have the right to see a letter designation  behind the candidate's name......I am a Democrat....Justice  (Patience) Roggensack is a Republican." ...

Four Hot Council Races

All 15  Milwaukee aldermen are seeking re-election this Spring.  Since incumbents have major advantages  in name-recognition, fund-raising and endorsements, they almost always win. But  here are four  aldermanic districts in which incumbents face serious chalenges:8th:&nb...

Are Corporations People?

"Corporations are people, my friend."  Mitt Romney at the Iowa State Fair in August, 2011.If Romney had declared that chimpanzees were people  he would have been closer to the truth, since chimps are  living mammals with about 99% of the same DNA as humans.  But corp...

An Open Letter to "Occupy Milwaukee"

So, you  successfully closed the North Avenue bridge over I-43 at 8th Street for several hours last Thursday night, November 17. Mazel tov.  Thanks to your bold action,  the scores of  investment bankers and hedge fund managers who live in the area needed  another ha...

Primaries and Polarization

"..eliminating closed state primaries, which enable ideological activists to dominate elections.."  Former Rep.  Lee Hamilton (D, Indiana)  (1)A closed primary is limited to voters who register as either a Democrat or Republican, although they can switch parties from one ...

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