When I arrived in Madison in the early 1990s from the mean streets of Philadelphia, I thought Wisconsin's commitment to clean and open government was quaint, charming -- at times a little irritating. Badger Rules, the state ethics code, meant that legislative staffers like myself couldn't even take a cup of coffee from a lobbyist, and I remember one lowly public official was nabbed for using a state phone for a few private calls.
Record-setting early voting is not an emergency -- it's democracy.
Geske opposes GOP scheme to move 2020 presidential primary to benefit Justice Kelly in upcoming Wisconsin Supreme Court election.
On his way out the door, Scott Walker and GOP cronies mull a lame duck session to manipulate Supreme Court elections for partisan advantage.
The GOP-controlled legislature is scheming to lock in its political control and curtail the powers of the newly elected governor, Tony Evers.
Baldwin won with 150,000 more votes than gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers and had one of the strongest finishes in the nation, 11 points ahead of her opponent. What was her secret?
Holy mackerel! Tony Evers will be the next governor of Wisconsin!
Wisconsin AG Brad Schimel and Gov. Scott Walker had state weigh in on a California legal battle to hide donors to group tied to their biggest political patrons.
The Center for Media and Democracy finds that almost 700,000 Wisconsin voters have been removed from the voter rolls since the end of December 2016.
The media is focusing on four missing footnotes, while overlooking Walker's history of promoting and signing plagiarized legislation.