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Scot Ross

Scot Ross, executive director of One Wisconsin Now.

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One Wisconsin Now Statements on the Inauguration of Donald Trump
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One Wisconsin Now Statements on the Inauguration of Donald Trump

“It is up to us to stand up to discrimination.”

Why Would Gov. Walker’s Campaign Chair Host Fundraiser for Walker Recall Petition Signer John Humphries? Follow the Money.
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Why Would Gov. Walker’s Campaign Chair Host Fundraiser for Walker Recall Petition Signer John Humphries? Follow the Money.

Right-Wing Kingpin Who Spent Over $100 Million to Fight For More Public Funding For Less Accountable Private Voucher Program Makes a Deal in Public School Superintendent Race

Support for Betsy DeVos as Federal Education Secretary Another Lesson About John Humphries’ Priorities
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Support for Betsy DeVos as Federal Education Secretary Another Lesson About John Humphries’ Priorities

We’re Learning the Only Thing You Can Trust is That Humphries Will Put His Political Ambition Before Best Interests of Wisconsin Schools and Kids

Gov. Walker Solution to Student Loan Debt Crisis He Helped Create: ‘Call a Bank’
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Gov. Walker Solution to Student Loan Debt Crisis He Helped Create: ‘Call a Bank’

One Million Wisconsin Student Loan Borrowers Deserve Better from Governor

Gov. Scott Walker Offers Recycled Advice Instead of Solutions For Wisconsin’s Growing Student Loan Debt Crisis in State of the State Speech
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Gov. Scott Walker Offers Recycled Advice Instead of Solutions For Wisconsin’s Growing Student Loan Debt Crisis in State of the State Speech

Add No Help for Student Loan Borrowers to Growing List of Walker Failures

State of the State 2017: Scott Walker is a Failed Governor
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State of the State 2017: Scott Walker is a Failed Governor

By Any Measure — Job Creation, Quality of Life, Student Debt, Basic Competence — Walker Administration is a Failure

Op Ed: Democrats Must Fight Back Or Lose
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Democrats Must Fight Back Or Lose

Wisconsin is ground zero for Republican scorched earth tactics. How will Dems respond?

One Wisconsin Now Statements on GOP Addiction to Big Pharma Money
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One Wisconsin Now Statements on GOP Addiction to Big Pharma Money

‘Walker Spent the 1990s Criminalizing Addiction and His Party Has Profited from Addiction’

Field Set for Private School Voucher Industry Campaign Cash Chase
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Field Set for Private School Voucher Industry Campaign Cash Chase

‘Let the Shameless Pandering Begin’ as Two Candidates for Public Schools Head Seek to Snag Financial Support of Private School Voucher Industry

New State Legislative Session, Same Republican Leadership, Same Republican Failure
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New State Legislative Session, Same Republican Leadership, Same Republican Failure

New Session Offers No New Solutions to Issues Facing Wisconsinites Across State

Paul Ryan’s Cave Doesn’t Get House Out of Swamp
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Paul Ryan’s Cave Doesn’t Get House Out of Swamp

‘Ryan Was Either Feckless or Complicit in Attempted Dismantling of House Ethics Rules’

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

Shameless Partisan Pandering, Even by Brad Schimel’s Standards
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Shameless Partisan Pandering, Even by Brad Schimel’s Standards

Brad Schimel Announces Intention to Seek Re-election AND to Investigate Leaks From Political Corruption Investigation That Embarrassed GOP

Career Politician Scott Walker, Addressing State Big Biz Lobby Before Holding Fundraiser for Himself, Reports ‘Interest’ in Re-Election Bid
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Career Politician Scott Walker, Addressing State Big Biz Lobby Before Holding Fundraiser for Himself, Reports ‘Interest’ in Re-Election Bid

The Least Surprising ‘News’ of 2017 Will Be Career Politician Scott Walker Running for Political Office, Again

Murphy’s Law: Paul Ryan’s Patriotism At Issue?
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Paul Ryan’s Patriotism At Issue?

House Republicans he oversaw used illegally hacked information from Russians.

Scott Walker Celebrates Season of Giving … With Fundraiser for Himself
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Scott Walker Celebrates Season of Giving … With Fundraiser for Himself

$5,000, $2,500, $1,000 or $500 Donations to His Campaign Are What Governor Walker Wants for Christmas

An Open Letter from One Wisconsin Now to Rep. Sean Duffy
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An Open Letter from One Wisconsin Now to Rep. Sean Duffy

"To be clear, we support free and fair elections. We think most people in the real world do. The question is, Rep. Duffy, do you?"

John Humphries Wastes No Time Pledging Allegiance to Private School Voucher Cartel
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John Humphries Wastes No Time Pledging Allegiance to Private School Voucher Cartel

Candidate Running to Oversee Wisconsin Public Schools Praises Michigan Billionaire Heiress With No Public Education Experience Who Prefers Private Schools

The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: Gov. Scott Walker Promotes Election Falsehoods
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The More Things Change, The More They Stay the Same: Gov. Scott Walker Promotes Election Falsehoods

‘Walker Has Never Hesitated to Run Afoul of the Truth to Advance His Political Ambitions’

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Reported to be Auditioning for National Security Job With Donald Trump
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Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Reported to be Auditioning for National Security Job With Donald Trump

No Basis By Which ‘All Hat, No Cattle’ Sheriff Qualified for National Security Post

Statements of One Wisconsin Institute Regarding Potential Wisconsin Recount
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Statements of One Wisconsin Institute Regarding Potential Wisconsin Recount

“The fight for voting rights is bigger than any one campaign, candidate or political party.”

Trump’s DeVos Appointment Means More School Privatization, More Failure, Less Accountability
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Trump’s DeVos Appointment Means More School Privatization, More Failure, Less Accountability

‘Being a Billionaire Whose Hobby Is Underwriting Campaigns to Steal Public School Dollars for Unaccountable Private Schools Disqualifies Her to Be Our Secretary of Education’

Murphy’s Law: Did Trump Steal Wisconsin?
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Did Trump Steal Wisconsin?

Some point to voter suppression as a factor in this state and others.

The Early Votes Are In
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The Early Votes Are In

Federal lawsuit paves way for record early voting, with nearly 800,000 ballots cast

GOP Scheming to Limit Voting Before November 2016 Election is Even Over
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GOP Scheming to Limit Voting Before November 2016 Election is Even Over

Assembly Republican Leader Sets Sights on New Early Voting Restrictions, Voting Rights Advocates Vow, ‘He Won’t Get Away With It’

Data Confirms: Voters Vote When Given the Opportunity to Vote
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Data Confirms: Voters Vote When Given the Opportunity to Vote

One Wisconsin Institute v. Thomsen Federal Voting Rights Win Leads to Record-Setting Early Vote Numbers After GOP Restrictions Struck Down in Court

Private School Voucher Special Interest Group Tops $1 Million in Campaign Spending to Elect Compliant Legislators
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Private School Voucher Special Interest Group Tops $1 Million in Campaign Spending to Elect Compliant Legislators

American Federation For Children spends big to try to elect legislators who’ll keep public tax dollars flowing to less accountable private schools

Sen. Luther Olsen’s Lead Paint Gang Rides Again
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Sen. Luther Olsen’s Lead Paint Gang Rides Again

Gov. Walker and Senate GOP Leader Fitzgerald to headline Luther Olsen campaign fundraiser

Sean Duffy Tells CNN George Soros Is Rigging Voting Machines
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Sean Duffy Tells CNN George Soros Is Rigging Voting Machines

‘Bizarre’ rant by Trump surrogate caps off wild interview that includes conspiracy theories, fraudulent claims against Wisconsin voters.

Unaccountable Private School Voucher Backers Up the Ante With Six Figure TV Ad Buy to Boost Rep. Todd Novak in 51st Assembly District Race
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Unaccountable Private School Voucher Backers Up the Ante With Six Figure TV Ad Buy to Boost Rep. Todd Novak in 51st Assembly District Race

Spending campaign cash now to keep public tax dollars flowing to them later.

What Else is Luther Olsen Hiding?
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What Else is Luther Olsen Hiding?

Despite moderate rhetoric, Senator Olsen’s record shows he votes for extreme Republican agenda at expense of kids and veterans.

Luther Olsen Won’t Say Whether He’ll Vote for Trump
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Luther Olsen Won’t Say Whether He’ll Vote for Trump

Senator once gain fails Wisconsin women and veterans.

Gov. Walker’s Administration Maintains Billboards Only for Voter Intimidation, Not Voter Education
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Gov. Walker’s Administration Maintains Billboards Only for Voter Intimidation, Not Voter Education

State rejects multiple suggestions for enhanced education outreach to help legal voters vote.

Dan Feyen Looking to Cash In On Support for Tax Break for Millionaires
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Dan Feyen Looking to Cash In On Support for Tax Break for Millionaires

Author of Tax Loophole That Sends $120,000 Windfall to Millionaires Featured Guest at Feyen Fundraiser

Donald Trump Is Scott Walker’s Apprentice on Phony Voter Fraud Claims
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Donald Trump Is Scott Walker’s Apprentice on Phony Voter Fraud Claims

‘Will Walker Finally Admit He Was Trying to Rig Elections With Voter Suppression Bills?’

In Latest Interview, Sen. Ron Johnson Confirms He is Still the Worst on Student Loan Debt Crisis
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In Latest Interview, Sen. Ron Johnson Confirms He is Still the Worst on Student Loan Debt Crisis

Declares Financial Aid for Students, Not 43 Million Americans With $1.3 Trillion in Debt, the ‘Real Problem’

New Private School Voucher Scheme Surfaces as Pro-Voucher Front Group Spending to Elect Republican Legislators Tops $500,000
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New Private School Voucher Scheme Surfaces as Pro-Voucher Front Group Spending to Elect Republican Legislators Tops $500,000

Latest Effort to Quench Private School Voucher Industry’s Unslakable Thirst for Public Tax Dollars

Bernie Sanders, Russ Feingold Put Student Debt, College Affordability at Forefront
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Bernie Sanders, Russ Feingold Put Student Debt, College Affordability at Forefront

More Than 515,000 Would Benefit from Refinance Plan

Private Voucher School Front Group Reports Spending $500,000 in September Alone to Buy Pro-Voucher Legislature
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Private Voucher School Front Group Reports Spending $500,000 in September Alone to Buy Pro-Voucher Legislature

This Kind of Support Comes With a Price, History Shows GOP Candidates and Legislature Will Pay

Luther’s Choice: Pie > Veteran
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Luther’s Choice: Pie > Veteran

Longtime Legislator Sen. Luther Olsen Chose Pie Tasting Over Tour of Veterans Home.

Gov. Walker to 1 Million Wisconsin Student Loan Borrowers: ‘Call a Bank’
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Gov. Walker to 1 Million Wisconsin Student Loan Borrowers: ‘Call a Bank’

At Press Conference Wisconsin Governor Announces He Plans to Do Nothing to Ease Student Loan Debt Crisis

Voters Across Wisconsin Begin Early Voting Today as Result of Historic Lawsuit
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Voters Across Wisconsin Begin Early Voting Today as Result of Historic Lawsuit

‘Voters Being Able to Cast Their Votes Is the Essence of Democracy’ —One Wisconsin Institute

One Wisconsin Now Calls on Wisconsin Congressional Delegation to Take Immediate Action on Critical Flint Water Assistance
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One Wisconsin Now Calls on Wisconsin Congressional Delegation to Take Immediate Action on Critical Flint Water Assistance

Years into Crisis, Flint Families Still Can’t Drink the Water

New Polls Find Overwhelming Support for Allowing Refinancing of Student Loans
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New Polls Find Overwhelming Support for Allowing Refinancing of Student Loans

Over 80 Percent of Survey Respondents in Three Swing State Senate Districts Back Allowing Wisconsin Student Loan Borrowers to Refinance

One Wisconsin Institute Unveils First-of-Its-Kind Student Loan Voter Scorecard
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One Wisconsin Institute Unveils First-of-Its-Kind Student Loan Voter Scorecard

At StudentLoanVoter.org, Wisconsin Voters Can Find Out Who Is, And Who Isn’t, Supporting Common Sense Reforms to Reduce Burden on Student Loan Borrowers

Harsdorf, Olsen and Tiffany Go The Extra Mile for Big Corporate Donors, and Themselves
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Harsdorf, Olsen and Tiffany Go The Extra Mile for Big Corporate Donors, and Themselves

Changed State Law to Benefit Dark Money Donors and Make it Harder to Investigate Political Corruption

Actions Speak Louder than Words as Sen. Sheila Harsdorf Silent on Vote to Give Legal Immunity to $750,000 Donor to Group Boosting Her 2011 Election Bid
Luther’s Law: Benefitting from $750,000 in Contributions and Voting for Legal Immunity for the Donor is Somehow Not Pay to Play
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Luther’s Law: Benefitting from $750,000 in Contributions and Voting for Legal Immunity for the Donor is Somehow Not Pay to Play

‘Indictment of His Character’ That Longtime Legislator Sees Nothing Wrong With What He’s Done

Documents From Political Corruption Investigation Reveal Gov. Walker’s Allies Intentionally Made Baseless Claims of Voter Fraud to Question Election Results
Color Them Corrupt: Doe Documents Paint Republican Senators Olsen, Harsdorf as Key Players in Payoff to Major Donor
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Color Them Corrupt: Doe Documents Paint Republican Senators Olsen, Harsdorf as Key Players in Payoff to Major Donor

Voted to Provide Immunity From Legal Liability to Major Donor to Group That Attacked Their Election Opponents

Sen. Tom Tiffany Gets His Payoff for Voting to Send Northwoods Tax Dollars to Private Voucher Schools
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Sen. Tom Tiffany Gets His Payoff for Voting to Send Northwoods Tax Dollars to Private Voucher Schools

Special Interest Private School Voucher Group American Federation For Children to Drop $230,000 On TV Ads Backing Their Man, Tom Tiffany

Globe University Supporter Sen. Ron Johnson ‘Has Some Explaining to Do’ After Court Fraud Ruling
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Globe University Supporter Sen. Ron Johnson ‘Has Some Explaining to Do’ After Court Fraud Ruling

Minnesota Court Rules Private, For-Profit Globe University Violated State Consumer Protection Laws

ITT Tech Shuts Its Doors; Walker, Schimel & Johnson Provide ‘Aid and Comfort’ to Predatory For-Profit Colleges
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ITT Tech Shuts Its Doors; Walker, Schimel & Johnson Provide ‘Aid and Comfort’ to Predatory For-Profit Colleges

Time to Stop Coddling Bad Actors and Start Protecting Wisconsin Students

‘Hard Questions’ About Sen. Ron Johnson’s Opposition to Common Sense Student Debt Reforms Provoke Unhinged Radio Rant
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‘Hard Questions’ About Sen. Ron Johnson’s Opposition to Common Sense Student Debt Reforms Provoke Unhinged Radio Rant

But Still No Answers From Sen Johnson, Ph.D. in Washington D.C. Doublespeak

One Wisconsin Institute Urges Elections Commission Oversight to Ensure Pro-Voter Federal Court Decisions Enforced
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One Wisconsin Institute Urges Elections Commission Oversight to Ensure Pro-Voter Federal Court Decisions Enforced

‘Important That Rules on Voting Are as Clear For Election Administrators and Public to Ensure Every Legal Voter Who Wishes to Cast A Ballot Has the Opportunity To Do So’

What Is it With Republicans Support of For-Profit College Scams?
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What Is it With Republicans Support of For-Profit College Scams?

Scott Walker + ITT Tech, Ron Johnson + Globe University & of Course, Trump University

Gov. Walker Does Nothing for One Million Student Loan Borrowers
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Gov. Walker Does Nothing for One Million Student Loan Borrowers

While Walker Blocks Student Loan Refinancing Plan, Wisconsin Has Risen to 3rd Highest in Nation in Grads with Student Debt

Three-Judge Panel Rejects Gov. Walker and Republicans’ Latest Efforts to Keep Anti-Voter Measures in Place for November Election
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Three-Judge Panel Rejects Gov. Walker and Republicans’ Latest Efforts to Keep Anti-Voter Measures in Place for November Election

Huge Victory for Wisconsin Voters as District Court Ruling Striking Down Restrictions on Early Voting Stands

Ron Johnson Says We Should Replace College with Video Tapes
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Ron Johnson Says We Should Replace College with Video Tapes

‘Rambling’ Tirade on Higher Education, False Claims Federal Student Loans Eligible for Refinance

Scott Walker’s Record Has Been Disastrous for Milwaukee African Americans
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Scott Walker’s Record Has Been Disastrous for Milwaukee African Americans

‘Walker Has Built a Career Exploiting Racial Prejudice, Punishing Milwaukee’s Communities of Color’

One Wisconsin Now Sponsored Mobile Billboard Encourages People to Tell Wisconsin Senator to Get in Gear and Support Student Loan Debt Reforms
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One Wisconsin Now Sponsored Mobile Billboard Encourages People to Tell Wisconsin Senator to Get in Gear and Support Student Loan Debt Reforms

While UW-Madison Students Are On the Move, Sen. Ron Johnson Remains Stuck in Reverse on College Affordability

Wisconsin Republicans Stay Silent as Trump Touts Violence
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Wisconsin Republicans Stay Silent as Trump Touts Violence

‘Far Past Time For Them to Say Enough and Withdraw Their Support’

Trump Visit Has WISGOP Crying Crocodile Tears for Sacred Cow Paul Ryan
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Trump Visit Has WISGOP Crying Crocodile Tears for Sacred Cow Paul Ryan

‘Given GOP Record In WI Against Women, Minorities, LGBTQ, Poor People, It’s Not What Trump Has Said, It’s What He Won’t Say That Has WISGOP in Arms’

Gov. Walker’s Election Year Tuition Gimmick Fails Student Loan Borrowers
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Gov. Walker’s Election Year Tuition Gimmick Fails Student Loan Borrowers

Walker Has Presided Over 40,000 Eligible Students Being Denied Financial Aid, Wisconsin Rising to 3rd Highest in Nation in Grads with Student Debt

One Wisconsin Institute Files Notice of Appeal in Voter Rights Case
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One Wisconsin Institute Files Notice of Appeal in Voter Rights Case

‘We Will Do All We Can to Ensure the Fraud Committed by Scott Walker Against Voters Ends in Wisconsin’

What Does Donald Trump Have to Do to Lose Scott Walker’s Endorsement?
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What Does Donald Trump Have to Do to Lose Scott Walker’s Endorsement?

‘Trump’s Repeated Attacks on Grieving Family of American Hero’

Judge Rules in Favor of One Wisconsin Institute Voter Rights Claims
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Judge Rules in Favor of One Wisconsin Institute Voter Rights Claims

‘We Argued Gov. Walker Made It Harder for Democrats to Vote and Easier for Republicans to Cheat, and the Judge Agreed’

Memo to Washington Post: Welcome to Walker’s Wisconsin
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Memo to Washington Post: Welcome to Walker’s Wisconsin

‘Walker Has Barred the Press, Public From Government Events for Last Year’

Student Loan Refinancing Takes Center Stage at Democratic Convention
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Student Loan Refinancing Takes Center Stage at Democratic Convention

Tens of Millions of Borrowers Would Get Immediate Relief from Plan Championed by Speakers Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Baldwin

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

Republican National Convention Student Loan Debt Tally: 43 Million Americans With $1.3 Trillion in Student Loan Debt, 0 Mentions in Addresses of Rep. Paul Ryan, Rep. Sean Duffy and Sen. Ron Johnson
#Thanks, Obama!
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#Thanks, Obama!

Plagiarism Critic Scott Walker Speechless Over Trump Plagiarism Charge

David Clarke: Extremist, Bombastic, Incompetent
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David Clarke: Extremist, Bombastic, Incompetent

Apt Opening Act for Donald Trump’s Coronation as GOP’s Presidential Nominee

Senate Colleagues to Request Sen. Ron Johnson Do His Job, Vote to Fill Longest Running Federal Judicial Vacancy in the Nation
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Senate Colleagues to Request Sen. Ron Johnson Do His Job, Vote to Fill Longest Running Federal Judicial Vacancy in the Nation

‘Time for Sen. Johnson to Show He Understands That Courts Matter And Do His Job’

Sen. Ron Johnson Ought to be Apologizing Instead of Bragging About Record on Student Loan Debt
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Sen. Ron Johnson Ought to be Apologizing Instead of Bragging About Record on Student Loan Debt

Actions That ‘Stabilized’ Borrowers’ Interest Rates Include Locking Borrowers Into Higher Interest Rates With Votes Against Common Sense Refinancing Plan

Closing Statements in Federal Voting Rights Case Call for End to Gov. Walker, GOP’s Effort to Rig Elections
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Closing Statements in Federal Voting Rights Case Call for End to Gov. Walker, GOP’s Effort to Rig Elections

The Real Fraud Has Been Exposed: Politicians Manipulating Rules on Voting to Give Themselves an Unfair Partisan Advantage

Rebecca Bradley in 1992: ‘Queers’ with AIDS, addicts merit no sympathy

Contribution to David Crowley of $100

Rebecca Bradley in 1992: ‘Queers’ with AIDS, addicts merit no sympathy
Plenty of Horne: Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele

Contribution to Justin Bielinski of $100

Plenty of Horne: Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele
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Moore Backs Barrett, Brostoff Slams Abele

And One Wisconsin Now celebrates 10 years of bashing Republicans.

Plenty of Horne: Kenney Targets Ald. Borkowski
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Kenney Targets Ald. Borkowski

Should challenger win, would be only military veteran on Common Council.

Op-Ed: Walker Gets “Incomplete” on Student Debt

Contribution to Chantia Lewis of $100

Op-Ed: Walker Gets “Incomplete” on Student Debt
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Walker Gets “Incomplete” on Student Debt

97 percent of student loan borrowers would not be helped by governor's plan.

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

Report: John Menard gave $1.5 million to conservative group tied to Scott Walker

Contribution to David Crowley of $100

Bombshell New Report Casts Doubt on Gov. Walker’s Denial of Secret Email System in Governor’s Office
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Bombshell New Report Casts Doubt on Gov. Walker’s Denial of Secret Email System in Governor’s Office

Report Cites Source Confirming Use of Laptops and Personal Emails by Key Members of Governor’s State Staff