Common Cause, Center for Media and Democracy reach settlement with 5 GOP lawmakers who skirted open records laws

Exactly one month ago, I wrote about a lawsuit filed against five Republican lawmakers here in Wisconsinby the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) and Common Cause (CC). In their lawsuit, the Center for Media and Democracy and Common Cause alleged the five Republican lawmakers in question failed to provide ALEC-related records sought under Wisconsin’s [...]

RwP: Panel Discussion Part 2 “Voter Suppression”

Part 2 of Rants Without Pants panel discussion where we debate “Voter Suppression”. I call this segment “The Stacy Harbaugh Show” because Stacy from the ACLU of WI kicks butt in this segment.

The panel consists of Stacy Harbaugh (Communications Director for the American Civil Liberties Union of WI), Dusty Weis (Former CBS Reporter [...]

VIDEO: Tommy Thompson blames his wife for his decision to work as a lobbyist

With the exception of a recently released TV ad, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson hasn’t really mentioned his wife Sue Ann on the campaign trail.

However, ask Tommy why he took a job as a lobbyist after his time in government was over and he’ll give you an honest answer – it’s all his [...]

Blogging Blue’s “14 in ’14″

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