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David Michael Miller

Wisconsin Democrats are expecting — and hoping — a wave will sweep them back into power this November. But they have to earn the votes, which may not come easy. more

Isthmus Cover Stories 3 Comments

Extra, extra. Read all about it: November electoral contests are set for U.S. Senate, state treasurer, secretary of state, lieutenant governor. more

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Democrats should feel happy about the outcome of Tuesday’s primary race. A strong blue wave is building. more

Citizen Dave 2 Comments

Shelia Stubbs missed her daughter’s wedding last Saturday to campaign for the 77th Assembly District seat. It paid off on Tuesday, when she bested three other Democratic candidates and sealed her victory. more

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With so much attention being paid to the Democratic race for governor, it’s easy to overlook the competitive primary for lieutenant governor. more

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Even before Paul Soglin announced July 17 that he will retire as mayor when his term expires in April, three candidates were vying for his seat. more

Opinion 1 Comments

A bizarre endorsement from Eminem in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District was too good to be true. more

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David Michael Miller

Aug. 14 is move out day for many UW-Madison students. This year, it’s also the day of the August primary. Voting officials and university administrators have been trying to get the word out on how students can still vote. more

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David Michael Miller

In time to celebrate Independence Day, here’s a happy scenario for liberals. It starts with taking back both houses of Congress in November. more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments

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AMY STOCKLEIN

Kelda Roy's campaign for governor has been killing it lately. Can the youngest candidate in the 10-way Democratic primary race hold onto the momentum? more

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David Michael Miller

Vindictive GOP lawmakers dismantled the Government Accountability Board and split it into two commissions. They made sure that the Ethics Commission would do little about campaign violations. more

Opinion 1 Comments

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David Michael Miller

On April 18 Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill offering a $100 per child tax rebate and a weeklong sales tax holiday on school supplies. It’s obviously an election ploy. But it won’t work. more

Opinion

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David Michael Miller

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has already lost twice to Scott Walker… but now he’s making noise about getting into the crowded field of gubernatorial challengers. more

Citizen Dave 5 Comments

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David Michael Miller

Only one supervisor on the Dane County Board will admit to being a conservative. Officials say Gov. Scott Walker and President Donald Trump are to blame. more

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David Michael Miller

King George III tried to exact taxes from subjects in the colonies, who did not have representation in Parliament. Gov. Walker tried the same thing in his own state, refusing to call two special elections for some 175,000 Wisconsin residents. more

Opinion

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David Michael Miller

Gov. Scott Walker has refused to hold a special election in two districts despite a judge’s court order. Instead, he and his GOP cronies promise to rewrite the law. They will do anything to preserve power. more

Opinion 1 Comments

In the state Supreme Court race, Michael Screnock has branded his opponent, Rebecca Dallet, as “a liberal activist judge” while claiming he is free of partisan, political or ideological intent. This is, in his case, an audacious falsehood. more

Isthmus Cover Stories 11 Comments

The duties of the state treasurer have been systematically eliminated for years. But the treasurer plays an important role in preserving school libraries and public lands. more

Opinion

Two well-known attorneys with solid progressive credentials are facing off for a seat on the Dane County Circuit Court. Get to know them before the April 3 election. more

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