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Posted by PR Watch Admin on September 09, 2014

New reports from the Center for Media and Democracy/PRwatch.org on the John Doe criminal probe.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on January 13, 2015

A bipartisan effort to enforce Wisconsin’s longstanding laws governing coordination between campaigns and independent groups has been mislabeled a “partisan witch hunt” by a well-funded legal and media campaign, with the ultimate goal of undermining what remains of limits on big money in politics, according to a new report from the Center for Media and Democracy.

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.

Posted by Mary Bottari on December 01, 2014

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is walking and talking a lot like he is running for President of the United States. The Wisconsin governor who famously told his cabinet that he was inspired by Ronald Reagan to kill Wisconsin unions is throwing his hat into the ring, and Walker is garnering kudos from good friends like government-slayer Grover Norquist.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 20, 2014

The rightwing is trying--and failing--to persuade the public that Republican uses of executive authority on immigration were different than Obama's. Here's what the right gets wrong.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 13, 2014

Healthcare for millions of Americans is at stake in the latest Affordable Care Act challenge to reach the U.S. Supreme Court.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 05, 2014

Minimum wage and paid sick day measures have been gaining momentum in the past year -- but keep an eye out for bills promoted by ALEC designed to crush that momentum and limit local control.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on November 05, 2014

At least twenty American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) member state legislators and alumni ran for higher office in Tuesday's election. How did they fare?

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