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Tony Earl

Tony Earl is the former Governor of the State of Wisconsin.

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Top Democrats from across Wisconsin endorse Sarah Godlewski for State Treasurer
Press Release

Top Democrats from across Wisconsin endorse Sarah Godlewski for State Treasurer

"A bold woman and visionary leader: I’m honored to endorse Sarah Godlewski to be our State Treasurer," said former Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton.

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.

Former Wisconsin Governor Tony Earl Endorses Matt Flynn for 2018 Gubernatorial Race
Press Release

Former Wisconsin Governor Tony Earl Endorses Matt Flynn for 2018 Gubernatorial Race

"I have known Matt Flynn for 40 years. He will be a strong and effective governor," said Earl.

The State of Politics: Will Democrats Set Record for Governor Race?
The State of Politics

Will Democrats Set Record for Governor Race?

A record 16 candidates have registered, making predictions difficult.

The State of Politics: Ellis, Prosser Say Raise the Gas Tax
The State of Politics

Ellis, Prosser Say Raise the Gas Tax

Two former Republican leaders urge current leaders to stand up to Walker.

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.

Former federal prosecutor Josh Kaul raises over $170,000
Press Release

Former federal prosecutor Josh Kaul raises over $170,000

Announces endorsements from Pocan, Moore, and others from across Wisconsin

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.

Murphy’s Law: The Many Faces of Charlie Sykes
Murphy’s Law

The Many Faces of Charlie Sykes

He’s spent his whole career changing his views. So which should we believe?

Murphy’s Law: 13 Lessons The Guardian Taught Us
Murphy’s Law

13 Lessons The Guardian Taught Us

Or how Scott Walker corrupted Wisconsin, as the leaked Doe documents reveal.

What Would Tommy Do?

What Would Tommy Do?

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

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?

Murphy’s Law: The Myth of Democratic Gerrymandering
Murphy’s Law

The Myth of Democratic Gerrymandering

They all did it in Wisconsin, Republicans declare. Just ask Christian Schneider.

The State of Politics: Remembering Neil Shively

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $50

The State of Politics: Remembering Neil Shively
The State of Politics

Remembering Neil Shively

The longtime Milwaukee Sentinel Capitol bureau chief was a true character, and an inspiration to other journalists.

Fuller Endorses Common Core

Fuller Endorses Common Core

Former MPS superintendent says the educational standards are good for students and teachers.

Cruel and Unusual: Waupun Prison Guards Accused of Abusing Dozens of Inmates
Cruel and Unusual

Waupun Prison Guards Accused of Abusing Dozens of Inmates

Many of prisoners are from Milwaukee; critics call for an investigation. Part 1 of a series.

The State of Politics: Republicans Push for “Supermajority” on Tax Hikes
The State of Politics

Republicans Push for “Supermajority” on Tax Hikes

Constitutional amendment requiring two-thirds majority could radically change state government.

Murphy’s Law: The Truth About State Taxes
Murphy’s Law

The Truth About State Taxes

They were never lower than under Jim Doyle, as new data shows.

The Fight Against Wisconsin’s Iron Mine

The Fight Against Wisconsin’s Iron Mine

Tribal leaders, environmentalists and local officials have united to fight a massive mine which could be toxic to a water-rich area known as “Wisconsin’s Everglades.”

County Executive Abele Named to Bipartisan Debt Commission
Press Release

County Executive Abele Named to Bipartisan Debt Commission

Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has been appointed to the Wisconsin Campaign to Fix the Debt committee.

History and Walker’s Jobs Claim

History and Walker’s Jobs Claim

On election night, Governor-elect Scott Walker promised Wisconsin 250,000 news jobs by the end of 2014. Critics claim the goal is unrealistic and his jobs plan as lacking and juvenile.

The Roundup: Pratt’s “Reimbursement” Mystery Money
The Roundup

Pratt’s “Reimbursement” Mystery Money

Acting Mayor Pockets $7,500 with no explanation

The Roundup: Carpenter to Run For Congress
The Roundup

Carpenter to Run For Congress

Rep. Jerry Kleczka is the son of a machinist. A Carpenter wants to replace him.

Murphy’s Law: Why Scott McCallum Is In Big Trouble
Murphy’s Law

Why Scott McCallum Is In Big Trouble

It was amusing to see the photo of Gov. McCallum that ran on the front page of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel last week.

Murphy’s Law: Why Businesses Are Attacking The State’s Freeway Plan
Murphy’s Law

Why Businesses Are Attacking The State’s Freeway Plan

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation's latest freeway project could "virtually suffocate downtown Milwaukee," a letter from the Downtown Business Improvement District complains.