News & Views

  • Durst

    The Bain of his electorial existence

    The closer we get to the 2012 presidential election, the more questions arise about Mitt, his employment history and the whereabouts of his tax returns.

  • Durst

    The Care Less Party

    The GOP tried to set off some indoor fireworks in July by voting to repeal Obama Care. Problem is, they've already cast the same vote 32 other times.

  • Winners & Losers

    TCD’s week in review (7/13/12)

    Results from latest Marquette University Law Poll, Bradford Beach, Kathy Nickolaus, local film screenings and more in this week's look at the week that was.

  • A voice leaves Madison

    Rep. Tamara Grigsby battled "grave" illness and returned to Madison. She is stepping down at the end of her term, but her passion for social justice endures.

  • Winners & Losers

    TCD’s week in review (6/29/12)

    A bizarre homicide case makes its way to the State Supreme Court, Gov. Walker reacts to the healthcare ruling, and Summerfest winners and losers from Day 1.

  • Durst

    Plenty of G-20

    World leaders converged in Los Cabos for the G-20 Summit and "it was heartily agreed that decisive action will definitely be required. Someday. By someone."

  • Winners & Losers

    TCD’s week in review (6/22/12)

    Controversy in numbers surrounds the Milwaukee Police Department, the Estabrook Park beer garden holds its grand opening and #VOTEMILLERPARK floods ESPN.com.

  • Durst

    Campaign Treasure Hunters

    Armies of cash-hungry zombies are rising up in the 2012 presidential campaign's Amazing Race for Wampum. "Negative ads don't grow on trees," says Will Durst.

  • TCD’s Winners & Losers

    FINAL Recall Election Edition

    The votes have been counted and the results are in: Scott Walker is still Wisconsin's Governor, the first in U.S. history to survive a recall election.

  • Durst

    The Potemkin Candidate

    Mitt Romney secured the Republican nomination in Texas, and then went palling around with Donald Trump. Are we looking at a Romney/Trump 2012 ticket?

  • Bill Clinton campaigns with Barrett at Pere Marquette Park

    Clinton comes to speak, stays to talk, greeting hundreds after his 18-minute speech at a downtown campaign rally with Tom Barrett. Photo gallery by Lacy Landre.

  • PODCAST

    First time voters take to the polls

    Mark Metcalf talks with six high school students, who will cast their very first votes in the historic recall election on June 5.