Shawn Johnson

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Supreme Court Punts on Gerrymandering

Supreme Court Punts on Gerrymandering

No decision on merits. But Wisconsin case may eventually be sent back to high court.

Race for Governor: The Many Campaigns of Paul Soglin
Race for Governor

The Many Campaigns of Paul Soglin

First elected to Madison Common Council in 1967, now running for governor in Democratic primary.

Legislative Committee Approves Highway Funding

Legislative Committee Approves Highway Funding

“The roads in Illinois are much better,” Republican Sen Alberta Darling charges.

Who is Josh Pade?

Who is Josh Pade?

On June 1, Pade became the 10th Democratic candidate for governor in 2018 primary.

Act 10 Protests Ignited Mahlon Mitchell’s Political Career

Act 10 Protests Ignited Mahlon Mitchell’s Political Career

Madison firefighter hopes to harness union power to oust Walker.

Andy Gronik’s Path From Business To Politics

Andy Gronik’s Path From Business To Politics

Career in asset-based lending led him to where he is today, a Democratic candidate for governor.

Longtime Democrat Matt Flynn Reintroducing Himself to Voters

Longtime Democrat Matt Flynn Reintroducing Himself to Voters

After four unsuccessful runs for office, will this be Flynn's year?

Walker Runs Race on His Own Terms

Walker Runs Race on His Own Terms

Have Democrats figured out what it takes to beat Walker?

Minnesota Passes Us In Total Jobs

Minnesota Passes Us In Total Jobs

Wisconsin had 98,000 more jobs than Minnesota a decade ago, but now behind.

Court Watch: High Court Splits Decision on Lawyer Pay
Court Watch

High Court Splits Decision on Lawyer Pay

Hikes fee for county-appointed lawyers but not lowest-in-nation fee of state public defender’s office.

GOP Senators To Pick Wisconsin’s Judge?

GOP Senators To Pick Wisconsin’s Judge?

Vote on Michael Brennan would ignore Democratic Senator Baldwin’s objection to him.