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Court Watch: Judges At MU Panel Demand Recusal Rules
Court Watch

Judges At MU Panel Demand Recusal Rules

Common Cause and judges at town hall meeting say state’s judicial system must be reformed.

Court Watch: Republicans Want Activist Judges?
Court Watch

Republicans Want Activist Judges?

Bill pushes judges to overrule local laws that violate “spirit” of state statutes.

Your Right to Know: Supreme Court Rulings a Mixed Bag
Your Right to Know

Supreme Court Rulings a Mixed Bag

Wins and losses for openness and accountability.

Op Ed: High Court Buries Recusal Decision
Op Ed

High Court Buries Recusal Decision

Rejection of recusal petition by 50 judges quietly released on July 4th weekend.

Op Ed: Disclose All Donations to Judges
Op Ed

Disclose All Donations to Judges

Bill requires prompt disclosure of donations by parties to a case.

Op Ed: High Court Wrongly Rejects Recusal
Op Ed

High Court Wrongly Rejects Recusal

Dumps proposal by 54 retired judges, assures big money influence.

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Keeps Public in the Dark on His Whereabouts
Press Release

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Keeps Public in the Dark on His Whereabouts

It May Be Hard for the Sheriff to See the Sun From Under His Hat, but During Sunshine Week the People Deserve to Have His Office Follow the Open Records Law

Gov. Scott Walker Is Desperate To Impress President Donald Trump
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Gov. Scott Walker Is Desperate To Impress President Donald Trump

Here are the facts you need to know about the Governor's D.C. establishment talking points

The State of Politics: Why Ziegler Has No Opponent
The State of Politics

Why Ziegler Has No Opponent

Overwhelming dark money advantage and Democratic fatigue are factors.

House Confidential: The Top 10 Stories of 2016
House Confidential

The Top 10 Stories of 2016

Readers' favorites? Stories about mansions, rich people, sports stars, politicians.

Court Watch: The Return Of Michelle Ackerman Havas
Court Watch

The Return Of Michelle Ackerman Havas

Walker appointee to judge rejected by voters now running for a different branch.

Court Watch: Supreme Court Rules Against Open Records
Court Watch

Supreme Court Rules Against Open Records

Conservative majority exempts Schimel’s training videos from disclosure.

The State of Politics: Top 10 Political Stories of 2016
The State of Politics

Top 10 Political Stories of 2016

Trump’s Wisconsin win, of course. But what else?

Charlie Sykes’ Bullying, Racism, Sexism and Propaganda to Advance Wisconsin Republicans on Milwaukee Right Wing Radio Comes to an End
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Charlie Sykes’ Bullying, Racism, Sexism and Propaganda to Advance Wisconsin Republicans on Milwaukee Right Wing Radio Comes to an End

‘Goodbye and Good Riddance’ to Conservative Mouthpiece and Broadcasting Bully

Court Watch: Supreme Court Limits 4th Amendment Rights?
Court Watch

Supreme Court Limits 4th Amendment Rights?

Decision gives police leeway on home searches; Justice Bradley joins liberals in dissent.

Court Watch: AG Schimel Attacks Open Records Law
Court Watch

AG Schimel Attacks Open Records Law

He is appealing to the Wisconsin Supreme Court in an effort to keep two law enforcement training videos secret.

Murphy’s Law: Walker’s Bizarre Choice for High Court
Murphy’s Law

Walker’s Bizarre Choice for High Court

From a state with countless judges, he picks a crackpot lawyer named Daniel Kelly.

Money Talks: Gov. Walker to Appoint Former Attorney for Major Right-Wing Donors’ Foundation
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Money Talks: Gov. Walker to Appoint Former Attorney for Major Right-Wing Donors’ Foundation

What Daniel Kelly Lacks in Judicial Experience He Makes Up For in Connections to Big Money and Right-Wing Extremism

Data Wonk: The Radical State Supreme Court?
Data Wonk

The Radical State Supreme Court?

Three cases reveal the court overruling precedent while claiming it isn’t.

The State of Politics: Impact of Walker’s 59 Judicial Choices
The State of Politics

Impact of Walker’s 59 Judicial Choices

He’s already replaced nearly one-fifth of judges in the state.

The State Of Politics: What Did Primary Mean for Wisconsin
The State Of Politics

What Did Primary Mean for Wisconsin

Will Walker be Cruz’s choice for running mate? And why can’t Hillary win here?

Pro-Bradley Groups Had 4-to-1 Spending Edge

Pro-Bradley Groups Had 4-to-1 Spending Edge

Secretive outside groups spend four times more on Bradley than those supporting Kloppenburg.

Murphy’s Law: Who Will Win the Elections?
Murphy’s Law

Who Will Win the Elections?

The turnout will be massive. And could result in upsets.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds Cruz, Sanders ahead in Wisconsin presidential primaries
Are Conservative Groups Hiding Campaign Spending?

Are Conservative Groups Hiding Campaign Spending?

Anti-Kloppenburg ads could be funded by Wisconsin Manufacturers and Club for Growth

National Rifle Association Endorse Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court
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National Rifle Association Endorse Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court

The National Rifle Association was established in 1871 with the expressed goal to promote and encourage rifle shooting on a scientific basis.

Data Wonk: Media Used By Right Against Kloppenburg
Data Wonk

Media Used By Right Against Kloppenburg

Journal Sentinel attacks Kloppenburg on unproven issue raised by right-wing.

National Federation of Independent Business Unanimously Endorses Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court
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National Federation of Independent Business Unanimously Endorses Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court

Founded in 1943, and headquartered in Washington, DC , NFIB's membership includes 11,000 small and independent businesses located throughout Wisconsin.

Op-Ed: Does Justice Bradley Oppose Birth Control?
Op-Ed

Does Justice Bradley Oppose Birth Control?

There’s no evidence she’s ever repudiated her past statements against some forms of contraception.

Milwaukeee Bar Association Releases 2016 Judicial Poll Results
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Milwaukeee Bar Association Releases 2016 Judicial Poll Results

Each year prior to the spring elections, the Milwaukee Bar Association surveys its members regarding the qualifications of judicial candidates that appear on the ballot in Milwaukee County.

Justice Bradley’s Defense of Rapists
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Justice Bradley’s Defense of Rapists

Justice Rebecca Bradley has refused to apologize for previous statements she made arguing that women “play a role in date rape.”

Is the Republican Party of Wisconsin running Judge Michelle Havas and Justice Rebecca Bradley’s campaigns from Madison?
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Is the Republican Party of Wisconsin running Judge Michelle Havas and Justice Rebecca Bradley’s campaigns from Madison?

This highly orchestrated coordination is very new and newsworthy.

Where is Justice Rebecca Bradley’s Apology to Women?
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Where is Justice Rebecca Bradley’s Apology to Women?

Exposed LGBTQ tirade is just the tip of Bradley’s iceberg of hate

Pocan Rallies Behind Fair Wisconsin’s Effort to Expose Hate-Speech Backers of Rebecca Bradley
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Pocan Rallies Behind Fair Wisconsin’s Effort to Expose Hate-Speech Backers of Rebecca Bradley

Agrees to Join Effort to Expose Those Who Fund Right Wing Group Founded by Anti-Marriage Equality Activist

5 questions Wisconsin needs Justice Rebecca Bradley to answer
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5 questions Wisconsin needs Justice Rebecca Bradley to answer

“Justice Bradley's vague explanations haven't passed the smell test so far,” Democratic Party of Wisconsin Executive Director Kory Kozloski said

Wisconsin Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police Endorse Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court
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Wisconsin Chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police Endorse Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court

The Fraternal Order of Police is the largest Police organization in existence, with more than 325,000 members worldwide.

Murphy’s Law: Journal Sentinel Bias In Mayor’s Race?
Murphy’s Law

Journal Sentinel Bias In Mayor’s Race?

And was its story on Rebecca Bradley’s affair “offensive garbage”?

Murphy’s Law: The Mystery of Rebecca Bradley
Murphy’s Law

The Mystery of Rebecca Bradley

Who exactly is she? And why didn’t Walker vet his choice for Supreme Court?

Op-Ed: Four Questions for Rebecca Bradley
Op-Ed

Four Questions for Rebecca Bradley

Justice Bradley's written opinions raise legal questions voters should ask, she should address.

Rebecca Bradley’s Last 48 Hours Have Been Spin Not Substance
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Rebecca Bradley’s Last 48 Hours Have Been Spin Not Substance

Still No Response on Meeting with LGBT Community

Bradley extra-marital affair, role in child placement surface
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Bradley extra-marital affair, role in child placement surface

Sen. Ron Johnson Should Denounce Justice Rebecca Bradley’s Comments
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Sen. Ron Johnson Should Denounce Justice Rebecca Bradley’s Comments

Voters deserve to know if Sen. Johnson thinks Justice Bradley can be a fair and impartial justice on the high court.

House Confidential: The Two Homes of Rebecca Bradley
House Confidential

The Two Homes of Rebecca Bradley

Judge has Tosa Colonial and a Lower East Side condo near all those gays she condemned.

WisGOP Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley’s Hate Speech Revealed
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WisGOP Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley’s Hate Speech Revealed

In her writings, Bradley mocks the LGBT community and those suffering from AIDS, describing them as "queers", "degenerates" and "murderers".

Justice Bradley Vetting is Yet Another Failure of Accountability from Walker Administration
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Justice Bradley Vetting is Yet Another Failure of Accountability from Walker Administration

“Assembly Democrats stand united against hateful speech, no matter when or where that occurs.”

Statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin LGBT Caucus Chair On Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley
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Statement of Democratic Party of Wisconsin LGBT Caucus Chair On Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley

"I'm appalled by the hateful statements written by Justice Rebecca Bradley."

Kloppenburg Campaign Calls on Stations to Stop Running Deceitful Ad
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Kloppenburg Campaign Calls on Stations to Stop Running Deceitful Ad

“The Court of Appeals followed the law, the lower court followed the law and a man convicted of a crime has never left prison.”

Hate speech is not “irrelevant”
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Hate speech is not “irrelevant”

Senate Dem Leader calls on Gov. Walker to condemn offensive remarks

Rep. Wachs Statement on Justice Bradley
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Rep. Wachs Statement on Justice Bradley

“Like so many Wisconsinites, I am frankly disgusted at the comments made by Justice Bradley.”

There is No Statute of Limitations on Hate
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There is No Statute of Limitations on Hate

"Rebecca Bradley’s comments are as abhorrent and disturbing today as they were in 1992..."

The State of Politics: Green Bay Key In Supreme Court Race
The State of Politics

Green Bay Key In Supreme Court Race

Kloppenburg vs. Bradley echoes Prosser race, which was decided by Fox Valley voters.

Rebecca Bradley in 1992: ‘Queers’ with AIDS, addicts merit no sympathy
SHOT/CHASER: Rebecca Bradley: The Republican Party of Wisconsin’s Supreme Court Justice
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SHOT/CHASER: Rebecca Bradley: The Republican Party of Wisconsin’s Supreme Court Justice

It's time to acknowledge Justice Rebecca Bradley's close and personal involvement with the Republican Party of Wisconsin.

Milwaukee Deputy Sheriffs’ and Retired Deputy Sheriffs’ Associations Endorse Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court
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Milwaukee Deputy Sheriffs’ and Retired Deputy Sheriffs’ Associations Endorse Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court

The Milwaukee Deputy Sheriffs' Association and Retired Deputy Sheriffs' Association represent Milwaukee's active duty and retired Deputy Sheriffs and Sergeants regarding wages, benefits, and working conditions.

New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight Democratic race, Trump maintaining Republican lead in Wisconsin
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New Marquette Law School Poll finds tight Democratic race, Trump maintaining Republican lead in Wisconsin

A new Marquette Law School Poll finds a tight race for the Democratic presidential nomination in Wisconsin and Donald Trump maintaining his lead for the Republican nomination

Wisconsin’s Largest Police Group Endorses Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for State Supreme Court
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Wisconsin’s Largest Police Group Endorses Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg for State Supreme Court

With nearly 10,000 members, the WPPA is truly independent having previously endorsed both Republicans and Democrats.

Eyes on Milwaukee: 9 Election Takeaways
Eyes on Milwaukee

9 Election Takeaways

Tom Barrett might be in trouble, Chris Abele definitely is. So is Puente.

Statement from Justice Rebecca Bradley on Spring Primary Election
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Statement from Justice Rebecca Bradley on Spring Primary Election

"As the polls close, I am so thankful for all the voters who exercised their right to vote in support of my campaign."

Where Are Tonight’s Candidate Parties?

Where Are Tonight’s Candidate Parties?

Win or lose, today's primary candidates will be partying. But where? Here's the details.

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Endorses Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court
Press Release

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Endorses Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court

The Wisconsin Restaurant Association represents thousands of foodservice businesses encompassing virtually every size of establishment in the state.

Justice Rebecca Bradley Campaign Announced $87,921.51 Raised in Pre-Primary Finance Report
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Justice Rebecca Bradley Campaign Announced $87,921.51 Raised in Pre-Primary Finance Report

The campaign received 427 individual donations.

Wisconsin Realtors Association Endorse Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court
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Wisconsin Realtors Association Endorse Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court

The Wisconsin Realtors Association is one of the largest trade associations in the state, representing more than 14,500 professionals statewide.

Justice Rebecca Bradley Releases Statewide Radio Ads leading up to the February 16th Primary
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Justice Rebecca Bradley Releases Statewide Radio Ads leading up to the February 16th Primary

The ad will begin running today on stations statewide.

Judge Joe Donald slams Rebecca Bradley’s hyper-partisan campaign tactics
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Judge Joe Donald slams Rebecca Bradley’s hyper-partisan campaign tactics

Asks other candidates to join in new pledge to forgo special interest money & partisan help

Justice Rebecca Bradley Releases 1st Round of Digital Ads leading up to the February 16th Primary
Press Release

Justice Rebecca Bradley Releases 1st Round of Digital Ads leading up to the February 16th Primary

The ads will begin running statewide today on various platforms.

Milwaukee Police Association and the Milwaukee Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local 215 Endorse Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court
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Milwaukee Police Association and the Milwaukee Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local 215 Endorse Justice Rebecca Bradley for State Supreme Court

These endorsements add to the impressive list of Wisconsin's first responders who have met with Justice Rebecca Bradley and support her efforts to retain her seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Plenty of Horne: Lawyers Grill Supreme Court Candidates
Plenty of Horne

Lawyers Grill Supreme Court Candidates

And what a lively forum it was. Here is the truth about the candidates, so help us God.

The State of Politics: Five Things to Watch For in 2016
The State of Politics

Five Things to Watch For in 2016

Will Rebecca Bradley win? Can Democrats re-take the senate? Will Walker get a different job?

The State of Politics: Wisconsin’s Top 10 Political Stories Of 2015
The State of Politics

Wisconsin’s Top 10 Political Stories Of 2015

Walker and Republican legislators dominate this year's top political stories in Wisconsin.

Governor Scott Walker Appoints Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge
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Governor Scott Walker Appoints Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge

Governor Walker appointed Paul Rifelj to Branch 31 of the Milwaukee County Circuit Court.

Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg calls on Rebecca Bradley to Disavow Sheriff David Clarke’s Support
Press Release

Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg calls on Rebecca Bradley to Disavow Sheriff David Clarke’s Support

In a week in which Clarke made another string of hateful comments, he also sent a fundraising letter on behalf of Rebecca Bradley

Governor Scott Walker Appoints District I Court of Appeals Judge
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Governor Scott Walker Appoints District I Court of Appeals Judge

Today Governor Scott Walker is announcing the appointment of Judge William W. Brash, III to the Court of Appeals.

Musical chairs starting again at Milwaukee County Circuit Court
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Musical chairs starting again at Milwaukee County Circuit Court

Rep. Barca Statement on Governor Walker’s Supreme Court Appointment
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Rep. Barca Statement on Governor Walker’s Supreme Court Appointment

“The Governor making this appointment so close to the election does not serve the public well...”

Statement on Supreme Court Appointment
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Statement on Supreme Court Appointment

“This power grab sets a terrible precedent and doesn’t pass the smell test.”

The State of Politics: Walker’s Post-Campaign “To Do” List
The State of Politics

Walker’s Post-Campaign “To Do” List

Back from his failed presidential campaign, what are his policy priorities for the state?

Appeals court in Milwaukee begins an all-female era
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Appeals court in Milwaukee begins an all-female era

Governor Scott Walker Appoints Milwaukee County Judge
Press Release

Governor Scott Walker Appoints Milwaukee County Judge

Throughout her career, Havas has distinguished herself as a leader in the legal community.

Gwen Connolly announces run for circuit judge
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Gwen Connolly announces run for circuit judge

Plenty of Horne: Amtrak to Chicago Will Go Wireless
Plenty of Horne

Amtrak to Chicago Will Go Wireless

Finally, the line will get Wi-Fi (we hope), but Milwaukee's Amtrak station still lacks it.

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

Winners and Losers

It was a good election for Scott Walker and conservatives but there were some bright spots for liberals.

Murphy’s Law: Who’s the Conservative for Circuit Judge?
Murphy’s Law

Who’s the Conservative for Circuit Judge?

The race between Rebecca Bradley and Janet Protasiewicz is hard to call.

Plenty of Horne: Local Artist’s Gift to Obama Gets Complicated
Plenty of Horne

Local Artist’s Gift to Obama Gets Complicated

Tim Meyerring's present to the president gets caught up in the law on gifts and consultations with the White House assessor.

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.