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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

Healing Wisconsinnew

For those of us who love Wisconsin, this has been a gut-wrenching 16 months. We have seen family members become bitter enemies as they feel forced to choose sides while the state goes through extreme political changes.
Shepherd Express  |  Louis Fortis  |  06-04-2012  |  Commentary

Don't Punish Reporters or Judges for Signing Recall Petitionsnew

GOP leadership has expressed outrage over judges who have signed recall petitions against Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, and the Wisconsin State Journal is apparently taking "internal disciplinary action" against employees who exercise their First Amendment rights. This is simply not logical, and is not in keeping with our Constitution.
Isthmus  |  Kurt Karbusicky  |  04-13-2012  |  Elections

Wisc. Republicans Change Recall Rules in the Middle of the Gamenew

Judge Mac Davis, a former Republican legislator, orders the Government Accountability Board to check all of the signatures for duplicates or other anomalies, shifting responsibility from Gov. Scott Walker to the state.
Shepherd Express  |  Lisa Kaiser  |  01-18-2012  |  Politics

From Nevada to Wisconsin: Political Operatives Reprise Reid-Angle Faceoff in Walker Recallnew

The story of how two political operatives who worked on opposite sides of the 2010 Senate campaign in Nevada between Harry Reid and Sharron Angle came to find themselves in similar positions in Wisconsin.
Isthmus  |  Kristian Knutsen  |  12-15-2011  |  Politics

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