News Articles By Mary Bottari

16 September 2014
The claims were described as a "bombshell" and "colored with a bit of Macbeth." On September 9, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Legal Newsline cited an unnamed source to claim that the criminal... more
10 September 2014
The governor’s race in Wisconsin between the Republican incumbent, Scott Walker, and his Democratic challenger, Mary Burke, is coming down to one issue: jobs, jobs, jobs. This summer Walker... more
05 September 2014
MADISON -- The chant “come on out, we’ve got your back!” echoed through the air at Taco Bell as peaceful protesters took the “Fight for 15” directly to the fast food giant, calling on workers to walk... more
25 August 2014
"Unprecedented." That is the word used by Wisconsin Common Cause director Jay Heck as he reflects on the breaking news that Governor Scott Walker actively solicited funds for Wisconsin Club for... more
22 August 2014
Here at CMD and The Progressive, we have been deeply saddened by the death of journalist James Foley. We have been moved by the remembrances of colleagues and friends and struck by the... more
21 August 2014
At the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), there is an awful lot of good fortune coming our way. First, a mysterious Middle East millionaire wanted to give us a boatload of money to produce a... more
13 August 2014
By Mary Bottari and Sean Hoey Sheriff David Clarke effectively won his reelection for Milwaukee County Sheriff yesterday, holding back a challenge in the Democratic primary with what appears to be... more
24 July 2014
-- by Mary Bottari and Sean Hoey Generation Opportunity (Gen Opp), a "nonpartisan" youth group funded by the Koch brothers "Freedom Partners" conduit, is backing one of the Koch's favorite... more
17 July 2014
By Mary Bottari and Sean Hoey On an almost daily basis, Miley Cyrus can be seen in grocery store lines on the cover of entertainment magazines and gossip rags. But now Cyrus is appearing in one... more
03 July 2014
Generation Opportunity (Gen Opp), the "millennial" group behind the "creepy Uncle Sam" ads which attempted to scare America’s youth away from health care coverage, is weighing in on the fight... more


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