David Michael Miller

The announcement that Bob Dylan is the recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature is music to the ears of longtime fan Stu Levitan. more

Oct 14, 2016 6:00 PM Madland


David Michael Miller

Karen McKim is running a spirited campaign for Dane County clerk. Unfortunately, she’s pinning her campaign on a single issue. more

Oct 11, 2016 8:00 AM Madland 3 Comments


David Michael Miller

With the permanent closure of Planned Parenthood's abortion clinic in Appleton, the only state clinics are in Madison and Milwaukee. One program aims to help those traveling from afar for these services. more

Aug 25, 2016 3:15 PM Madland


David Michael Miller

A Donald Trump ally has gotten a lot of press claiming that the GOP rigged as many as five elections in Wisconsin. But an examination of the analysis finds there’s no smoking gun. more

Aug 22, 2016 2:05 PM Madland 6 Comments

While the electorate isn’t too happy about freezing funds for transportation or K-12 schools, the UW System tuition freeze remains popular. A future Democratic gubernatorial candidate could capitalize on this. more

Aug 16, 2016 9:00 AM Madland 1 Comments

A new feasibility report proposes installing a network in Madison that would allow every home and business in the city access to ultra-fast broadband. That would be a major improvement over current broadband options. more

Aug 12, 2016 9:00 AM Madland 2 Comments

With a drama-filled race for president, the Aug. 9 Wisconsin primary seems like an afterthought. But there are important races on the ballot. more

Aug 5, 2016 2:00 PM Madland


David Michael Miller

Mayor Paul Soglin is proposing an ordinance to keep people from sleeping downtown on public sidewalks. Ultimately it is about segregation — keeping the homeless and the home-secure from coming into contact with each other. more

Jul 8, 2016 11:30 AM Madland 7 Comments


David Michael Miller

On Monday morning, the day after the deadly mass shooting left 49 dead, all of the victims had been identified except for one. My mind quickly took me to a place two decades and a lot of self-work away. I became the unidentified victim. more

Jun 14, 2016 3:30 PM Madland 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

Gov. Walker’s “no new taxes” pledge is destroying our transportation system. Robbing Peter to pay Paul is not a sustainable fiscal plan. more

Jun 7, 2016 2:00 PM Madland 2 Comments


David Michael Miller

If you think working for a living is hard, you should try earning tenure at a major research university. Alan Talaga argues that so few tenured faculty get canned because they’ve spent years proving themselves worthy for the job. more

May 28, 2016 11:30 AM Madland 1 Comments


Carolyn Fath

A veteran poll worker tells a federal court that Wisconsin’s new voter ID requirement gives her less confidence in the state’s election system. more

May 25, 2016 11:14 AM Madland


David Michael Miller

With Trump on the ballot, it’s likely that some Republican voters will stay home. That presents an opportunity for Democratic candidates, especially those vying for seats in the state Senate. more

May 9, 2016 12:00 PM Madland 2 Comments


David Michael Miller

I don’t disagree with the no-confidence vote against UW System President Ray Cross. But he has few options, given the short leash Republican leaders keep him on. more

May 6, 2016 3:00 PM Madland

Rep. Gordon Hintz criticized Jimmy Anderson’s challenge of Rep. Robb Kahl (D-Monona), arguing that primaries distract the Democratic Party from winning back Republican seats. But primaries could strengthen the party. more

Apr 27, 2016 10:56 AM Madland


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