Wisconsin Assembly


David Michael Miller

One house can hold up the whole process and two GOP senators have already said they oppose the budget passed by the GOP-controlled Joint Finance Committee. Read more

Citizen Dave 2 Comments


David Michael Miller

One ruling staying the Republican lame-duck power grab has been overturned on appeal, the other ruling still stands. Whatever happens next, the lawsuits shine a light on the indefensible, undemocratic legislative majority. Read more

Opinion 1 Comments

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. Read more

News 5 Comments


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. Read more

Isthmus Cover Stories 5 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. Read more

News 2 Comments

Dane County Supv. Shelia Stubbs quickly drew support from some heavy hitters in her bid to replace retiring Rep. Terese Berceau in the state Assembly. But three other candidates are now vying for the seat as well. Read more

News 1 Comments


David Michael Miller

It’s only childish political grievances between the state’s top three Republican leaders that will prolong the misery at Lincoln Hills. Read more

Citizen Dave


Carolyn Fath

Rep. David Bowen will introduce a bill that would block employers from urine testing for THC or disqualifying people for most jobs based on testing positive for cannabis. Read more

News 10 Comments

Citizen Dave predicts the Supreme Court will strike down Wisconsin’s gerrymandering law, Walker will lose and Baldwin will win. Read more

Citizen Dave 2 Comments

Nationally, the political landscape may have completely shifted with the election of Donald Trump. But Madison remains 77 square miles surrounded by reality. Read more



William Moree

Republicans hold a commanding majority in the state Assembly. While there’s no hope the body will flip on Nov. 8, Democrats are working to close the gap. Read more


Madison’s four competitive Assembly races may not have the drama and shock value of the presidential race. But the eight candidates offer different visions for Wisconsin. Read more