• How Dane County voted in the governor's race

    How critical was Dane County turnout to the election of Tony Evers as Wisconsin's next governor? Our map details the dominance of the Democratic vote in the already blue county. more

  • Dreading Thanksgiving with Republicans

    Things didn’t work out quite the way I had hoped. I wanted Democrats to sweep everything. more

  • No contest

    Democrats ousted Gov. Scott Walker and won five statewide offices on Nov. 6. But Assembly Speaker Robin Vos insists Republicans have the mandate to govern. more

  • Rooting for the hometown store

    Madison native Patrick Rothfuss remembers bookstores all along State Street. It’s one of the reasons the international bestselling author has become a partner in A Room of One’s Own. more

  • Robin Vos’ attack on democracy

    Robin Vos appears to be following a Republican playbook in his quest to limit Gov.-elect Tony Evers’ power once in office. The North Carolina Legislature did the same thing in 2016. more


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