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Legal Cloud Gathers Over Scott Walker as Recall Election Approachesnew

With the recall election less than two days away, federal prosecutors are closing in on Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. There is evidence of wrongdoing after Walker's time as Milwaukee County Executive, and the federal investigation includes criminal activity during his time as governor.
Isthmus  |  Ruth Conniff  |  06-04-2012  |  Elections

Obama Appeals to the Best Parts of Our National Psychenew

Obama's tremendous appeal, the second-graders in our neighborhood can tell you, is largely due to the symbolic power of his candidacy. It's not just about white and black. He raises the possibility that our nation could see itself in an entirely different light.
Isthmus  |  Ruth Conniff  |  09-30-2008  |  Commentary

Two Experts Size Up Political Choicesnew

Our advice: Pick who you want now, before the post-Super Tuesday punditry onslaught convinces you it doesn't matter. Choose based on who you'd most like to see become president. Then stick to it, come hell or low numbers.
Isthmus  |  Rick Berg and Ruth Conniff  |  02-04-2008  |  Commentary

Target: John Edwardsnew

The right wing has good reason to destroy his candidacy.
Isthmus  |  Ruth Conniff  |  07-16-2007  |  Commentary

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