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Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 30, 2014

The paid sick day movement continues gaining momentum, and ALEC and its allies like the 'other NRA' are trying to stop it

Posted by Mary Bottari on July 24, 2014

Surprise: Gen Opp, our favorite "nonpartisan" youth group -- funded by the Koch Brothers conduit -- is backing a favorite Koch politician.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 23, 2014

The Wisconsin GOP just endorsed the legal basis for the Walker criminal probe.

Posted by Jessica Mason on July 22, 2014

Since 2011, a fight has been raging over a proposed open pit iron mine in northern Wisconsin.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 21, 2014

The billionaire Koch brothers' political giving is much more expansive than has previously been known.

Posted by Nick Surgey on July 18, 2014

If Republicans win control of the U.S. Senate this year, Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK), a lawmaker famous for his belief that the entire body of climate science research is a "hoax," will take control of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, which oversees matters relating to pollution and environmental problems.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 18, 2014

Supporters of Gov. Scott Walker have been working hard in recent weeks to conjure up excuses to dismiss the John Doe campaign finance probe.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 15, 2014

Just weeks after the first subpoenas were issued in the WI John Doe probe in October 2013, senate Republicans had begun working to change state law to legalize the activities under investigation.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on July 14, 2014

On June 10, a majority of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve SJR 19, a constitutional amendment to restore the authority of Congress and states to regulate money in elections.

Posted by Lisa Graves on July 09, 2014

Proof that Charles was a member of the John Birch Society.

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