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Jud Lounsbury

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Jud Lounsbury is a political writer based in Madison, Wisconsin and a frequent contributor to The Progressive. He also blogs at uppitywis.org and you can find him on Twitter @judlounsbury. 

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Fibonacci Blue

Trump’s political survival in the short term and in 2020 is dependent in keeping his base foaming at the mouth. Read more

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That Hartford Guy

Before year’s end, these slightly less outrageous but still really terrible things by Trump should get the attention they deserve. Read more

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Zina Saunders

Republicans are using their gerrymandered control of the state to push through a slew of power-grabbing bills before the newly elected Democratic governor and attorney general can take office. Read more

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The governor of the Cheeseheads called a deal “good news,” even though we are worse off with our number one cheese export trading partner. Read more

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Considering that Wisconsin is last in start-up activity, maybe a U-turn is exactly what we need. Read more

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The Republican Governors Association, under Wisconsin’s Scott Walker’s leadership, has run a number of hypocritical attack ads on the Georgian gubernatorial candidate. Read more

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A new tragedy is being used by Trump and others to whip up anti-immigrant sentiment. Read more

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Noah Flora

This morning, while checking my beef cows for heat, I thought about “cow tipping”— a myth as prevalent as the Iowa Farmer Trump supporter. Read more

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Ah yes, heading back to the good ol’ days when the Bill of Rights somehow co-existed with Jim Crow and women not being able to vote or hold office. Read more

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The new environmental agency head may be as anti-science Christian Taliban as Scott Pruitt. Read more

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Original: Gage Skidmore

Just how accurate are Trump’s claims about jobs and income? Read more

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Howard Chandler Christy/The Indian Reporter

The framers of the U.S. Constitution gave Presidents broad, unilateral power to “grant reprieves and pardons.” But the decision to do so was not without controversy. Read more

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Gage Skidmore/Geralt/Mrill Ingram

The National Security Advisor made sure talks with North Korea fell apart before they even happened. Read more

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Erin Nekervis

How do we know that Michelle Wolf’s performance at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner struck a nerve? Read more

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The fixer always fixes things for himself, first. Might that spell trouble for Donald Trump? Read more

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Sinclair Broadcasting is not only the biggest owner of local television stations in the country, they are also the fastest growing. Thanks to Trump, they are about to get a whole lot bigger. Read more

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Cindy Shebley

In a crazed speech Monday, Trump painted a picture of the opioid crisis that lays most of the blame on undocumented Mexican immigrants. Wrong. Read more

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JC

The idea of President Trump’s former mistress going on ‘60 Minutes’ to dish about a consensual affair they had back in 2006 doesn’t make a lot of sense. Read more

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Mark Dixon, DC Climate March

Mr. Subtle has uncovered a conspiracy so vast as to boggle the mind. Read more

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