New court filings undermine claims that the John Doe is a "partisan witch-hunt:" the Special Investigator at the head of the John Doe voted for Walker during the 2012 recall elections, and prosecutors have pursued charges against multiple Democrats in recent years, including Walker's opponent.
On Friday, the Obama administration let it be known that it was punting a decision on Keystone XL pipeline until after the midterm elections in November, a surprising and disappointing decision to many.
A coalition of genetically modified organism (GMO), pesticide, and Big Food corporate trade groups are fighting mandatory labeling efforts at the state and local level by pushing preemption measures in Congress and at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Wisconsin again ranked among the best in the country when it comes to running elections, yet apparently this outstanding performance is a problem, and it might be "fixed" through new limits on early voting and proposals to kill same-day registration.
Last week, the Missouri House of Representatives passed a measure to put an anti-union "paycheck protection" measure on the ballot in August which will make it harder for unions to raise funds and engage in the political process. "Right to work" could be next.
Newly-released ALEC documents obtained as part of CMD"s open records litigation provide more evidence that lobbyists and special interests are calling the shots within ALEC, undermining that group's latest PR spin that it is a "legislator-driven" organization.
As the Supreme Court moved to further invite big money into our elections on Wednesday morning, thirteen Wisconsin communities on Tuesday voted to reject the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United.