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Scott Walker

Republican governor of Wisconsin, elected to a four-year term in 2010; recalled and re-elected in 2012; reelected to a second four-year term in 2014.

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David Michael Miller

Gov. Scott Walker’s new budget doesn’t serve up the usual red meat for far-right Republicans. Instead, it’s designed to shore up the governor’s lagging support in rural Wisconsin in preparation for his run for a third term. more

Feb 21, 2017 9:13 AM Citizen Dave

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David Michael Miller

Gov. Scott Walker’s new budget is an obvious re-election ploy: new funding for public schools and an eventual tuition cut for UW System. This means Democrats can now focus on other issues in 2018. more

Feb 16, 2017 5:00 AM Opinion

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David Michael Miller

Wisconsin was making progress on wind and solar power before Gov. Scott Walker was elected in 2011. But that progress stalled under his watch. more

Feb 9, 2017 5:00 AM Opinion

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David Michael Miller

Wisconsin roads need help. So do our schools. But neither looks like it will get much help in the upcoming state budget. more

Jan 24, 2017 9:32 AM Citizen Dave

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David Michael Miller

Midterm elections usually hurt the president’s party, but even a national Democratic wave does not guarantee the governor’s office. While Dems need rural voters for a victory, the party should not rule out Madison or Milwaukee candidates. more

Jan 12, 2017 5:00 AM Opinion 1 Comments

Congressman Ron Kind has won no less than 11 elections to represent his rural district in southwest Wisconsin. His family has deep roots in that part of the state. He might be the ideal Democrat to run against Scott Walker. more

Jan 10, 2017 11:11 AM Citizen Dave

Russ Feingold and Hillary Clinton won, right? Undeterred by his misfires for 2016, Dave Cieslewicz confidently forecasts the big news of 2017. more

Dec 22, 2016 5:00 AM Opinion

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David Michael Miller

When we are done obsessing over Donald Trump, we progressives need to get back to building a majoritarian movement. We got a glimpse of what that might look during the Capitol protests, and in the Sanders campaign. That potential is still there. more

Oct 27, 2016 5:00 AM Opinion 2 Comments

Devil’s Advocate Radio co-hosts Mike Crute and Dom Salvia announced Tuesday that their contract with The Mic 92.1 will be canceled in about a week. more

Oct 26, 2016 4:38 PM News 10 Comments

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Dylan Brogan

Things got weird at U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan’s annual Fall Fest rally. Wisconsin Republicans are still backing Donald Trump. They just won’t say his name. more

Oct 9, 2016 6:26 PM News 2 Comments

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David Michael Miller

The governor is proposing funding increases for local road aids and for repair and maintenance of state highways. That means more repairs and improvements to local roads and rural highways — good news for local drivers and cyclists. more

Sep 29, 2016 5:00 AM Opinion 3 Comments

Do conservatives endorse seeking donations from wealthy donors in exchange for special favors? Do conservatives think political campaigns should be free to coordinate with outside groups? Leaked John Doe documents force these questions. more

Sep 22, 2016 5:00 AM Opinion

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David Michael Miller

Children criminally abused at Lincoln Hills School...veterans left in unnecessary pain at Wisconsin Veterans Home at King: Stories like this show a pattern of the state of Wisconsin forgetting its duty to citizens. more

Sep 15, 2016 5:00 AM Opinion

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

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Joeff Davis

My hopes for the convention were fairly realistic. I wanted to see concerted resistance to Trump, even if it were merely symbolic. If my party was going to lie down before a demagogue, it should let America know that it was doing so grudgingly. more

Jul 28, 2016 12:00 AM Isthmus Cover Stories 3 Comments

On Friday afternoon, Gov. Scott Walker selected Daniel Kelly to be the state's next Supreme Court justice. Kelly has compared affirmative action to slavery and criticized same-sex marriage. more

Jul 22, 2016 5:10 PM News 3 Comments

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Bruce Johnson

Gov. Scott Walker has been roundly criticized for his invite-only listening sessions. One Madison resident gave him the benefit of the doubt and tried to get on the list. Guess what happened next? more

Jul 21, 2016 4:13 PM News

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David Michael Miller

Gov. Scott Walker’s approval rating has held steady at around 40% for almost a year since he dropped out of the presidential race. Yet he shows signs he intends to run for a third term. The cards are not in his favor. more

Jul 21, 2016 5:00 AM Opinion 4 Comments

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David Michael Miller

After 10 long months Jay Timmons and Rick Olson became the legal parents to Jacob, who was born to a surrogate in Wisconsin. But that was only after Dane County Judge James Troupis resigned his seat and left the case. more

Jul 18, 2016 7:30 PM News 3 Comments

The three finalists Gov. Scott Walker is considering for state Supreme Court are predictably conservative. But one of them, attorney Daniel Kelly, believes affirmative action is as bad as slavery and calls same-sex marriage “coerced dignity.” more

Jun 30, 2016 12:00 AM News 1 Comments

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