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The Contrarian: Mum’s The Word For Justice Abrahamson
The Contrarian

Mum’s The Word For Justice Abrahamson

For 43 years she said nothing about Legislature’s “illegitimate” sessions. Until now.

The State of Politics: An Uphill Fight for ‘Lame Duck’ Challengers?
The State of Politics

An Uphill Fight for ‘Lame Duck’ Challengers?

Wisconsin’s history shows legislative sessions are legal and necessary -- and the courts have backed them.

Campaign Cash: Only Neubaurer, Hagedorn in Court Race
Campaign Cash

Only Neubaurer, Hagedorn in Court Race

Two-candidate, left vs. right race for state Supreme Court. Neubauer has raised more money.

Smart Politics: History Gives Walker Slim Odds to Win
Smart Politics

History Gives Walker Slim Odds to Win

State voters rarely elect a gubernatorial candidate whose party holds the presidency.

The State of Politics: Democrats’ Leadership Blender Claws Barca
The State of Politics

Democrats’ Leadership Blender Claws Barca

Barca’s Foxconn vote played a role in his being dumped as Assembly Democratic Leader.

The Contrarian: Walker’s Reelection Now A Certainty
The Contrarian

Walker’s Reelection Now A Certainty

Foxconn deal would make him a 10 point favorite if Las Vegas offered odds.

Murphy’s Law: The Lobbyist Governors Loved
Murphy’s Law

The Lobbyist Governors Loved

The late Bill Gerrard was part of “permanent government” voters decry.

What Would Tommy Do?

What Would Tommy Do?

A Republican governor was once UW’s greatest champion. Those days are long gone.

The State of Politics: Who Will Lead the Democrats?
The State of Politics

Who Will Lead the Democrats?

The party badly needs leadership, but the bench looks thin. Here are the likely candidates.