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Posted by Rebekah Wilce on January 21, 2015

After a scorching two-year controversy involving a "John Doe" criminal investigation into potential illegal coordination between Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's campaign and outside big money groups, state GOP leaders are readying a legislative package to dismantle the nonpartisan elections board.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on January 21, 2015

The Kochs and other big donors wield massive influence in the post-Citizens United era.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on January 19, 2015

Sen. Joni Ernst giving the GOP response to the State of the Union address is further proof that the Koch political network has become a dominant political force.

Posted by Jonas Persson on January 09, 2015

Wisconsin GOP pushes constitutional amendment to strip Chief Justice Abrahamson of her title.

Posted by Jonas Persson on January 05, 2015

A new study by Alex Hertel-Fernandez, a PhD student in Government and Social Policy at Harvard University, sheds disturbing light on the extent to which ALEC has succeeded in its mission to quash family supporting jobs and undermine public-sector unions in the United States.

Posted by Mary Bottari on January 05, 2015

For almost 40 years, Wisconsin's judges have been working without a mandatory retirement age. But all of a sudden, some state GOP leaders have decided that this is a major problem.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on January 05, 2015

“You look out your window and see people protesting, and then look at ‘Selma,’ and it looks similar”

Posted by Brendan Fischer on December 26, 2014

The Mall of America's response to Black Lives Matter protests highlight important questions about free speech in an era of privatized public spaces.

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