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Union members gathered for Labor Fest for the first time in 2 years (the event was cancelled last year). The President Obama gave a speech which you can see here (sorry - not embeddable) (I was ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Sep 01, 2014 at 02:34 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
According to Gov. Scott Walker, people do not want to see Wisconsin "become another Milwaukee." He made that assertion about the state's largest city more than once during his gubernatorial campaigns.
by rlegro
Comment Count 76 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 12:43 PM PDT with 88 Recommends
I am a proud Badger, Cheesehead, and Packer fan. I grew up in and live in Madison, Wisconsin. I have been ice fishing on Lake Mendota, I have canoed down the Wisconsin River, I graduated from the ...
by Mark E Andersen
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Jan 20, 2014 at 06:30 PM PST with 47 Recommends
I don't need to tell anyone reading this how bitter a disappointment last year's recall result was. After the disappointment came reflection: we lost because the timing wasn't right, we lost ...
by GeoffT
Comment Count 75 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 03:30 AM PDT with 97 Recommends
[ A follow up to http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/12/05/1167468/-The-Mark-Belling-Files-A-Portrait-in-Propaganda-Part-One and http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/12/06/1167759/-The-Mark-Belling-...
by AndrewR9
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2012 at 03:04 PM PST with 6 Recommends
This is the follow-up to http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/12/05/1167468/-The-Mark-Belling-Files-A-Portrait-in-Propaganda-Part-One If reading this disgusts you as much as listening to it disgusted ...
by AndrewR9
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 01:35 PM PST with 2 Recommends
This past May, as part of my work with the Media Action Center (http://www.mediaactioncenter.net/), I had the opportunity to monitor and record two weeks of the Mark Belling show. Mark Belling is ...
by AndrewR9
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 12:01 PM PST with 6 Recommends
With the Presidential election now complete and Obama's margin of victory in Wisconsin nearly the same as Walker's recall victory just 5 months earlier, I began to wonder. How could a state that ...
by minvis
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 07:46 PM PST with 109 Recommends
That's ALDBB for short, by the way. The Wisconsin progressive blog Blue Cheddar is reporting that Democratic insiders are reportedly telling Tom Barrett that he can run for Governor of Wisconsin in ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Nov 07, 2012 at 12:41 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Oops. I have a correction to make. I made a boo-boo. In my post, “ Well That’s Odd…(or, Who Called the Wisconsin Recall Election, Revisited) ”, I stated the following: “Unlike every ...
by Nomi Rene
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jul 24, 2012 at 03:04 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 130 comments on Tue Jul 10, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
In my previous two posts about the June 5th gubernatorial recall election, I was pretty blatantly suspicious of the results and the election count process (e.g. the GAB referring to AP for results ...
by Nomi Rene
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Jul 06, 2012 at 09:42 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Last post, I discussed how an enthusiasm gap was instrumental to Tom Barrett’s defeat at the hands of Scott Walker. The recall election has caused many predictions about the landscape ...
by bleedblue
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 01:26 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
There is a reflex reaction amongst left-leaning pundits to overstate the role money played in the Wisconsin recall. Admittedly, Scott Walker outspent Tom Barrett by a ratio of over 2.5 to 1, ...
by bleedblue
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 07:05 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Nor were they outspent "eight to one" or "ten to one" or whatever. In the election to recall Republican Governor Scott Walker and replace him with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, Democrats were ...
by Xenocrypt
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon Jun 11, 2012 at 04:40 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Does anyone know who called the election first? Wikipedia quotes Politico , who sources AP - as do several other news resources I've checked. But, nothing is listed on the AP site but a bunch of ...
by Nomi Rene
Comment Count 77 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 08:29 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
If any doubt was left about the power of big money in our politics, the Wisconsin election destroyed it. Charles and David Koch goosed Gov. Scott Walker's campaign with $10 million through their ...
by RobertGreenwald
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jun 08, 2012 at 10:28 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
The chart from Washington Post shows that if you add up money spent by candidates and support groups, Walker outspent Barrett 2-1 rather than 7-...
by ffour
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 08:18 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Are we a bit exhausted after all this? Yes, everyone is. It's been an emotional roller-coaster for all of us. Let's take a break and reflect on what's happened. I know we're all disappointed ...
by Glenn Magus Harvey
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 08:47 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
New rule: If you're going to spend millions of dollars and waste a ton of time trying to recall a sitting governor, you better field a compelling candidate to run against him, not the same guy that ...
by CrazyHorse
Comment Count 24 comments on Wed Jun 06, 2012 at 05:43 AM PDT with 8 Recommends