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Back in the News: 9 Reasons Why Barrett Recall Failed
Back in the News

9 Reasons Why Barrett Recall Failed

Recall effort falls far short of number of signatures needed. Why?

Murphy’s Law: The Fire Fighters’ Selfish Agenda
Murphy’s Law

The Fire Fighters’ Selfish Agenda

The union’s backing of Barrett recall is all about driving up their wages and benefits.

Barrett Recall Announced

Barrett Recall Announced

Curious cast of characters behind effort, which will require 52,000 signatures.

Murphy’s Law: Sykes’ War Against Sheriff Clarke
Murphy’s Law

Sykes’ War Against Sheriff Clarke

Their bromance has gone bitter, the love has turned to hate. Why?

District Attorney Election Divided by Race

District Attorney Election Divided by Race

Swanigan won most majority black wards, Chisholm won everywhere else in county.

Murphy’s Law: 19 Election Winners and Losers
Murphy’s Law

19 Election Winners and Losers

Beyond the candidates, behind the scenes. who won, who lost?

Murphy’s Law: Can Chisholm Be Beaten?
Murphy’s Law

Can Chisholm Be Beaten?

The DA pleads for help as dark money from outside the county blasts him.

Back in the News: Chisholm Far More Experienced Than Opponent
Back in the News

Chisholm Far More Experienced Than Opponent

He’s handled 14 times more cases than Swanigan. He also shows up for debates.

Back in the News: Radio Ad Blasts John Chisholm
Back in the News

Radio Ad Blasts John Chisholm

Secretive group blames DA for carjackings, lauds his opponent Verona Swanigan.

Murphy’s Law: Why Rocky Marcoux Is In Trouble
Murphy’s Law

Why Rocky Marcoux Is In Trouble

New Common Council leaders want to ax the DCD leader. But why? Few will say.

Back in the News: Chisholm Challenger Skips Debate
Back in the News

Chisholm Challenger Skips Debate

Verona Swanigan objects to moderator and drops out of debate with DA John Chisholm.

Murphy’s Law: The Bizarre War Against John Chisholm
Murphy’s Law

The Bizarre War Against John Chisholm

What’s more peculiar, his opponent, or the complicated plot to defeat him?

Eyes on Milwaukee: Meet the New Boss
Eyes on Milwaukee

Meet the New Boss

Ashanti Hamilton is new Common Council president, but how did he get the votes?

Murphy’s Law: Will Murphy Lose Council Presidency?
Murphy’s Law

Will Murphy Lose Council Presidency?

Race could be wide open and Ashanti Hamilton might have surprising supporters.

Murphy’s Law: The Plot to Defeat Bob Bauman
Murphy’s Law

The Plot to Defeat Bob Bauman

His opponent has two names, lives outside the district, and is part of anti-streetcar clique.

Murphy’s Law: Stealth Campaign Targets Mayor Barrett
Murphy’s Law

Stealth Campaign Targets Mayor Barrett

He would easily win the April election. But could he take third in Tuesday’s primary?

Plenty of Horne: City Birthday Party All About Dining
Plenty of Horne

City Birthday Party All About Dining

Politicians and candidate hopefuls mix with winners of dining awards.

Chris Abele is spending early and often in re-election bid
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Chris Abele is spending early and often in re-election bid

Democrat challenging John Chisholm has uphill battle
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Democrat challenging John Chisholm has uphill battle

Milwaukee streetcar opponents kick off petition drive to oppose future system expansions

Contribution to Ashanti Hamilton of $250

Milwaukee streetcar opponents kick off petition drive to oppose future system expansions
Murphy’s Law: The Strange Politics of Anti-Streetcar-ites
Murphy’s Law

The Strange Politics of Anti-Streetcar-ites

So when is that referendum coming, and where are those aldermanic opponents?

Murphy’s Law: Who is “Lobbying” For the Streetcar?

Contribution to Keith Bailey of $417

Murphy’s Law: Who is “Lobbying” For the Streetcar?
Murphy’s Law

Who is “Lobbying” For the Streetcar?

Money is being spent and wild rumors are flying. So what’s the truth?

Plenty of Horne: Crowd Celebrates City Birthday Party
Plenty of Horne

Crowd Celebrates City Birthday Party

Politicians, PR people and other notables schmoozed away. The best rumor was that Chief Flynn might be retiring.

Murphy’s Law: Koch-Funded Group Backs Anti-Streetcar Drive

Contribution to Joe Davis, Sr. of $1,000

Murphy’s Law: Koch-Funded Group Backs Anti-Streetcar Drive
Murphy’s Law

Koch-Funded Group Backs Anti-Streetcar Drive

Americans for Prosperity has provided paid staff for petition drive, its state director says.

Murphy’s Law: Who Is Funding the Anti-Streetcar Effort?
Murphy’s Law

Who Is Funding the Anti-Streetcar Effort?

Ald. Bauman and others are certain that dark money is pouring in for this, which streetcar opponents deny.

Murphy’s Law: Will Anti-Streetcar Referendum Succeed?
Murphy’s Law

Will Anti-Streetcar Referendum Succeed?

The process is far more complicated legally than has been reported. Which will make it harder for opponents.

The Story Behind the Streetcar Referendum

The Story Behind the Streetcar Referendum

Conservatives from outside Milwaukee hope to join forces with black city residents to oppose the streetcar.

Murphy’s Law: The Remarkable Clout of Sheriff Clarke
Murphy’s Law

The Remarkable Clout of Sheriff Clarke

A stunning election increases his power. What does it mean for Milwaukee?

Taverns: Just Art’s, the Classic Dive Bar
Taverns

Just Art’s, the Classic Dive Bar

As Walker's Point goes upscale, Art’s remains cheap, humble and very friendly.

Plenty of Horne: Huge Turnout for City Birthday Party
Plenty of Horne

Huge Turnout for City Birthday Party

Lots of politicians, journalists, lobbyists and others glad-handed each other and drank free beer to salute the city's 168th birthday.

Plenty of Horne: Every Politician in Town
Plenty of Horne

Every Politician in Town

Well, not quite, but the City's Birthday Party had a big turnout of politicians and insiders.

Murphy’s Law: Milwaukee Goes Crazy for Research Parks
Murphy’s Law

Milwaukee Goes Crazy for Research Parks

Wisconsin is supposed to be suffering from a brain drain, and southeast Wisconsin is said to lack the kind of high technology industries you find in a research park.