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Dylan Brogan

After hours of behind-the-scenes negotiations, Republicans pass lame duck bills to weaken Governor-elect Tony Evers and Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul. more

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For almost two decades there has been a cloud over the festivities: chronic wasting disease. And for the last eight years, the government has done nothing to keep it from spreading. more

Citizen Dave

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

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David Michael Miller

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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David Michael Miller

The Solidarity Sing Along turned triumphant the day after Democrat Tony Evers defeated Gov. Scott Walker. The group will keep singing until he’s out of office — and possibly after that, too. more

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Matthew Norman

The major implication of Tony Evers’ victory over Scott Walker is that the new Democratic governor will force a fair redistricting after the 2020 Census. more

Citizen Dave

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Matthew Norman

Democrat Tony Evers pulled off the impossible Tuesday night, toppling Gov. Scott Walker and breaking Republicans’ eight-year run of dominance over Wisconsin state government. People got pretty excited. more

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David Michael Miller

Toughened up by a long primary campaign, Tony Evers has rattled off one progressive policy position after another. Gov. Scott Walker, on the other hand, has a history of policy surprises. more

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Eliot Wyatt

Education is a key issue in the Wisconsin governor’s race. Gov. Scott Walker says Supt. Tony Evers will put “union bosses” back in charge and raise taxes. Evers says schools have suffered under Walker and voters are ready for change. more

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Dylan Brogan

Tony Evers, who cruised to victory in a crowded eight-person Democratic primary for governor, believes he’s nice enough to beat Scott Walker in November. 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

“Undecided” continues to lead in the Democratic primary race for governor. And Evers isn’t sealing the deal. more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments

Gubernatorial candidate Kelda Roys got the most votes in a straw poll at the Democratic Party’s state convention last weekend. But she’s been out of state office for a few years now. In today’s anti-incumbent climate, that should work in her favor. more

Citizen Dave 1 Comments

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Dylan Brogan

Democrats see 2018 as the year Wisconsin voters turn on Gov. Scott Walker. At a forum in Madison, nine potential Democratic challengers outlined a state with better schools, increased healthcare access and legal weed. more

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A new poll shows Tony Evers in the lead, with Kathleen Vinehout and Paul Soglin following. When it comes to raising money, Mahlon Mitchell and Matt Flynn are doing surprisingly well. more

Citizen Dave 10 Comments

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David Michael Miller

Doug Jones won his Senate race against Roy Moore for two reasons: African Americans turned out for him and suburban white women didn’t turn out for Moore. But those factors won’t play similarly in Wisconsin. more

Citizen Dave 2 Comments

Scott Walker refuses to let Tony Evers choose his own attorney. more

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David Michael Miller

It’s understandable why Tony Evers is branding himself a Plymouth progressive. But I hope someday we’ll have candidates who are proud to run as a Madison liberal. more

Citizen Dave 6 Comments

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David Michael Miller

Republican-backed State Supreme Court Justice Annette Ziegler ran unopposed, winning a second 10-year term. Given the fury over Trump and the November elections, a liberal challenger would have had a chance. more

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