The Wisconsin Senate is poised to vote today on a number of bills that would restrict access to the ballot and increase the influence of lobbyists in the state, despite the strong objections of grassroots and voting rights groups.
News Articles By Mary Bottari
It's been a bad few weeks for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.
I spent the day reading Kelly Rindfleisch’s emails. They were released as part of the final court proceedings regarding the first John Doe.
In 2014, for the first time in three years, the vote to extend the nation's debt ceiling did not bring the United States to the brink of default in a high-stakes game of slash and burn.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is getting ready for his "State of the State" address tonight. On the menu? Tax cuts, tax cuts, and more tax cuts.
Rep. Dave Camp (R- MI) and Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) have introduced "Fast Track" legislation in Congress. It's been 15 years since a U.S. president sought Fast Track authority, which strips Congress of its Constitutional authority to have a meaningful role in U.S. trade policy.
The Center for Media and Democracy's (CMD) series of profiles on "America's Highest Paid Government Workers" today puts the spotlight on Richard Montoni, Chief Executive Officer of Maximus, Inc.
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.
Jon Romano, press secretary for "Fix the Debt" and its pet youth group, The Can Kicks Back, have been caught writing op-eds for college students and placing the identical op-eds in papers across the country.
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.