Posted by Mary Bottari on November 25, 2013

The post-Citizens United dark money showdown is underway in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin makes sense. In November 2010, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker swept to power at a time of economic turmoil with a promise to create 250,000 jobs. Instead, with Republican control of both houses, he passed a bill knee-capping public-sector unions, sparking an 18-day occupation of the Capitol and weeks of mass protests, regularly topping 100,000.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 22, 2013

ALEC is pushing a new "Obamacare kill bill" based on a thin legal argument, and even some ALEC legislators are calling it "the nuclear option."

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on November 19, 2013

Who is Tracie Sharp? She is the executive director of the State Policy Network, a web of right-wing "think tanks" in every state across the country.

Posted by The PRW Staff on November 19, 2013

According to a new report, CEOs at the forefront of the drive to "fix the debt" by slashing Social Security and Medicare, possess personal retirement funds worth an average of $14.5 million.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 18, 2013

Governor Scott Walker's campaign and dozens of Republican-aligned political groups have been subpoenaed in a wide-ranging probe into potential campaign finance violations during Wisconsin's contentious 2011 and 2012 recall elections, and a group at the center of the storm appears to be Wisconsin Club for Growth, one of the top spenders during the recalls and whose leaders have close ties to Governor Walker and national donors, including the Koch brothers.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 15, 2013

Wisconsin Republicans rolled a raft of anti-democrat measures through the legislature late Thursday night, ranging from additional restrictions on voting to new limits on the right to recall elected officials, following a recall effort against Governor Scott Walker last year.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 11, 2013

Pennsylvania is the latest front in the national, corporate-backed effort to block local efforts to guarantee workers have access to paid sick days.

Posted by Mary Bottari on November 07, 2013

Another day, another outraged world leader. The NSA was caught listening in on Angela Merkel's cell phone much in the way the crooks at Murdoch's News of the World hacked into the phones of celebrities, politicians and teenage crime victims.

Posted by Mary Bottari on November 06, 2013

The Kochs had a hand in numerous local and state races in yesterday's elections. CMD runs down some of the races, results and known spending of the Koch brothers or Koch-funded entities.


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